In an exciting finish, Swede Johan Olsson won a bronze medal in the 50 km cross country race at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun Sunday.
The situation at Värner Rydénskolan school in Malmö has become too dangerous for students and staff. Now the safety committee of the teachers' union has decided to close the middle school in the Rosengård neighborhood because of violence and criminality.
The Left Party was the biggest winner in the latest Novus aggregated opinion poll released Sunday. And the Liberal Party has dropped support for the third month in a row, landing at 4.7 percent, which is their lowest ever.
It was 29 years ago Saturday that Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was murdered on the street in Stockholm on his way home from seeing a Movie with his wife. And the investigation of the murder is still unsolved and continues by police.
At least 60 Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) flights have been cancelled after Danish cabin crew went on strike again on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
Around 1,600 young Swedes are stuck in the French Alps region of Val Thoren and have had their trip home postponed, because two 50 ton boulders are blocking the only road out of the area.
The first case of measeles in Sweden has now been confirmed.
One more candidate for the top Christian Democrat position, Pernilla Gunther, has withdrawn her name from contention.
Saturday brings cloudy skies to southern and central Sweden, with a chance for some sunshine later in the day. In the north it is also cloudy, though more so further north.
Temperatures range from zero to four degrees Celsius, but in the interior regions of the north, it is down to minus four degrees in parts.
Temperatures (in Celsius) at 12:00 noon Saturday:
- Stockholm: 4
- Malmö: 3
- Gothenburg: 3
- Kiruna -2
The sun rose over Stockholm Saturday at 6:49 AM, with sunset at 5:12 PM.
According to a new report, military activities around Sweden have intensified following the crisis in Ukraine.
The top leadership of Sweden’s Social Democrat party has spent a second day discussing the future of the controversial arms agreement with Saudi Arabia. The party’s coalition partner, the Greens, have demanded the agreement be cancelled, as have a number of leading Social Democrats.
Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson is suing Apple for patent infringement. Ericsson says it filed a complaint with the American International Trade Commission after Apple refused an offer to have a court determine fair licencing terms.
Karlstad University has refused approval to allow the controversial artist Lars Vilks to speak on campus.
Less than two weeks after the attack during a Vilks appearance in Copenhagen, the university says it can’t guarantee the artist’s security.
In the western city of Borås, college students studying to become preschool teachers are no longer going to be able to change diapers or help children with toilet visits, when doing an internship at preschools in the municipality.
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.
The Swedish men's relay team took the silver Friday afternoon at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, coming second to Norway's gold medal performance.
Hundreds of people gathered around Stockholm’s downtown synagogue Friday evening to form a "Ring of Peace". The initiative was intended to demonstrate how people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds can come together.