Sweden's foreign minister Margot Wallström told Swedish Radio News Saturday that she thinks the murder of the Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was an execution that, she says, reinforces the image of President Vladimir Putin's reign of terror.
- "We are deeply shocked by this."
- An heroic effort.
Swedish cross-country skier Charlotte Kalla started to fall behind in the women's 30 km race, but fought back and won a bronze at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun Saturday afternoon.
- For next 5 years budget.
Because of the higher than expected number of people applying for asylum in Sweden, the Migration Board is requesting a 18 billion SEK increase in their budget for the next five years.
- 75 employees did not go to work Saturday.
At least 60 Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) flights have been cancelled after Danish cabin crew went on strike again on Saturday.
- Lars Adaktusson still a wild card.
One more candidate for the top Christian Democrat position, Pernilla Gunther, has withdrawn her name from contention.
- Very small chance for major outbreak in Sweden.
The first case of measeles in Sweden has now been confirmed.
- Annual report from the military intelligence agency.
According to a new report, military activities around Sweden have intensified following the crisis in Ukraine.
- Remember to check your mail.
Soon, you will not need to be worried about being surprised by the automatic renewal of your gym membership or mobile phone contract. Beginning Sunday, 1 March, companies will be required to inform customers by paper letter before a contract is automatically renewed.