Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt says the European Union should consider placing further sanctions on Russia, following reports that Russian troops have entered Ukraine.
- EU summit on Saturday.
- New election promise.
The four centre-right government parties launched new election pledges Thursday to tighten Swedish rape law and to raise minimum prison sentences for violent crimes.
- Appeal on the way.
A local court has turned down an application from car manufacturer Nevs for re-organisation to buy itself time from creditors.
- Latest opinion poll.
With 18 days left to the election, the red-green opposition still has a comfortable lead over the centre-right Alliance, suggests a poll by Ipsos on behalf of newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
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Debate between Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh (S) and Stefan Lindhe (M)
Malmö is Sweden's most diverse city. Residents here have their roots in some 170 countries. We've been talking about whether Malmö's reputation as a segregated city is deserved or not. Local and national elections are coming up in just over a couple weeks. What are politicians promising? We spoke to Social-Democratic mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and the leader of the opposition in Malmö city council, Moderate Stefan Lindhe, about their goals for the next four years.Special pre-election programme from Malmö today.
It's Sweden's third largest city, and it's diverse with residents who have roots in over 170 countries.
- Not illegal for Postnord to deliver election material by "Party of the Swedes".
Postal service Postnord is distributing election material from the neo-Nazi " Party of the Swedes" to addresses in 20 municipalities in the country.
- Sida pledges another SEK 7 million.
Sweden has promised to send more money to help in the fight against the ebola outbreak.
- Kebnekaise's southern peak is melting.
Sweden's highest mountain peak, the southern tip of Kebnekaise, is melting away according to researchers at Stockholm University.
- First Swedish team to make Champions League since 2000/2001.
They celebrated long into the night in Malmö as the long wait for a Swedish team to make it into the Champions League was ended in some style as the Swedish champions beat Red Bull Saltzburg 3-0.
- Chuck Berry protest.
Queen Silvia and Princess Madeleine refused to attend the Polar Prize award ceremony after finding out that Chuck Berry, one of the recipients of the award, has been convicted for having sex with a child.
Swedish tennis player Johanna Larsson, ranked 96, won over 21st-seeded Sloane Stephens from the US by 2-1 in sets in US Open.