- There are 70 different gender choices.
The Swedish gender-neutral pronoun "hen" is now available for Swedish Facebook users, when they choose a gender for their profile.
- Says he will never return to Sweden.
Police pulled over rapper Snoop Dogg after his concert in Uppsala Saturday night. They took him to the station and made him take a drug test, which was negative.
- For a century, Ulla Winblad was thought to be only literary.
In conjunction with Bellman's Day, the Stockholm City Archives organized a series of tours into the archives, looking at orginal documents relating to Bellman.
- The Swedish Church.
Last year, almost 48,000 people decided to leave the Swedish Church, and this is nothing new. The church has been struggling with declining membership for years, especially since the turn of the millenium, when it separated from the state. So, why decide to become a priest in this day and age?
- Animal and amusement parks.
The national children's association Majblomman have conducted a survey revealing that many families have a tough time financial during the summer, and that there is big gap between rich and poor families.
- Games begin on Saturday.
Sixty athletes from Sweden left for the Special Olympics Tuesday morning to take part in the global games hosted this year in Los Angeles.
- Swedish literature is 10th most translated.
This year marks 40 years since the government instituted financial support to Swedish literature, through grants administered by the Swedish Arts Council.