Two young men died on Monday afternoon after the car in which they were travelling crashed into a tree on a gravel road between the central Swedish towns of Eskilstuna and Strängnäs.
Record companies are demanding that the four individuals responsible for operating the file sharing site The Pirate Bay pay €1.6 million (15 million kronor/$2.5 million) in compensatory damages.
Confidence in Sweden’s economy rose in March, as more Swedes perceived a strengthening of the economy since February.
Reaction from Sweden’s press and political establishment ranged from shock to scathing criticism following Monday’s announcement by the government that France’s Pernod Ricard would take over ownership of Vin & Sprit, Sweden’s state-owned maker of Absolut vodka.
A drug-taking flasher is set to face a six kronor ($1) fine if found guilty by the local district court of stealing a carton of milk, Borås Tidning reports.
Last summer a 75-year-old woman from Karlstad became the envy of internet users worldwide.
Joy Rahman, 59, is in police custody in Bangladesh on suspicions of murder.
The Swedish town of Växjö will be "green" or will not be at all. That's the slogan in this town that has become a world leader in environmental protection and has even loftier goals.
A 31-year-old German woman suspected of the murders of two young children in Arboga in central Sweden has been arrested for the second time by German police.
A reindeer has died from stress-related injuries after being tormented on Friday by one or more snowmobile drivers outside Stensele in northern Sweden, newspaper Västerbottens-Kuriren (VK) reports.
The Swedish government said on Monday that it had sold the Vin & Sprit group (V&S) which owns Absolut vodka to the giant drinks group Pernod Ricard of France for €5.626 billion ($8.88 billion).