- Record numbers attended 2014 Jazz festival.
The 35th Stockholm Jazz Festival takes place on Friday and organisers hope that attendance figures will be even higher than last year's record 22,000.
- Planned to write another Wallender book.
Tributes poured in on Monday following the death of one of Sweden's best-loved authors, Henning Mankell. Krister Henriksson, the actor who played Mankell's famous fictional detective Kurt Wallander, said his death, at the age of 67, had left him 'devastated'. The pair had been as 'close as brothers'.
- Author of Wallander mysteries.
The author and playwright Henning Mankell has died at the age of 67.
- Wednesday: chemistry prize.
Here’s the schedule for the Nobel announcements this week:
Monday October 5 – Medicine or Physiology, William C. Campbell (US), Satoshi Ōmura (Japan), and Youyou Tu (China)
Tuesday October 6 – Physics, Arthur McDonald (Canada) and Takaaki Kajita (Japan).
Wednesday October 7 – Chemistry, Tomas Lindahl (Sweden), Paul Modrich (US) and Aziz Sancar (US, Turkish)
Thursday October 8 – Literature, Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus)
Friday October 9 – Peace, Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
Monday October 12 – Economics, 1:00 PM at the earliest
- Fi proposal has backing.
Last year the country's first history museum devoted to women opened in the northern city of Umeå, and now the Feminist Initiative political party is supporting a proposal for a women's history museum in Stockholm.
- 'Hela Sverige skramlar'.
Tonight, about 50 of Sweden's musical acts, from Seinabo Sey to Jill Johnson and Bo Kaspers Orkester, are going to perform at a big venue in Stockholm to raise money to help refugees.
- Translated by Maja Thrane.
A Swedish version of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo goes on sale today. It's a translation of the issue that came out on the very day that several staff members of the newspaper were gunned down in a terrorist attack in Paris.