Some 225,000 new employees will be needed over the next 10 years to staff Sweden's health and social care system, according to Swedish Radio News.
News of the release of eight political prisoners from Eritrea has given hope to family members of Dawit Isaak, the Swedish-Eritrean journalist who has been jailed there for more than 12 years.
Voter confidence has fallen slightly for the heads of Sweden's three largest political parties, a recent Sifo opinion poll showed on Monday, though the men remained the country's most popular leaders.
Sweden's Europe Minister Birgitta Ohlsson said she is sadden that so few school are hosting mock elections before the EU Parliament election in May. She warns that the scant interest could affect voter turnout.
Police are investigating the appearance of a Nazi flag found Easter Sunday flying over city hall in the northern town of Luleå. Two banners with Nazi symbols were also found hung from a bridge in the nearby town of Piteå.
The Easter holiday marks the beginning of spring cleaning for most Swedes, making it the busiest time of the year at the nation's recycling centers.
The number of dogs killed or injured during wild boar hunts has grown dramatically as the swine's population and popularity of the sport increases.
The agency that supplies the Swedish military with materiel and services will not be able to make the savings ordered by the government.
A police operation has been called off after making sure no one was caught in an avalanche near the Åre ski resprt.
After a serious corruption scandal the Swedish Red Cross made two-thirds of its workers redundant. Now the charity is starting to hire again.
In a "historic" decision a court has ordered Swedish customs to hand back a third of a kilo of medicinal cannabis.
The last day of the Easter holiday in Sweden will also be warm and sunny in most of the country, spreading to the further north.
For the first time Swedish schools can have their own mock elections before the EU Parliament election, but only 164 have so far applied – one tenth of the number that had mock elections for the last national election.
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Radio Sweden asks all the top EU candidates, "who is your hero, and why?" Christian Engström of the Pirate Party gives his reply.
Radio Sweden asks all the top EU candidates, "who is your hero, and why?"
Christian Engström of the Pirate Party gives his reply.
The Swedish government will not be paying money promised to the Green Climate Fund, meaning the small Center Party has been overruled by the leading Moderate Party.
Three people had to be rescued by local islanders after their boat hit a cruise ship.
A Swedish woman missing in London for a week has been found, reports newspaper Aftonbladet.
A man working at a machine had his leg broken when the machine fell onto him
The government wants to scrap the automatic write-off of people’s student loans when they reach the age of 67.
The main opposition party wants to use SEK 1.5 billion to narrow the gap between retired people and those in work.