The suspected killer of a Swedish teenager whose partly charred body was found in a wood outside Paris is a repeat sex offender, sources close to the investigation said on Saturday.
High school students in Umeå were unable to name Finland's capital city in a recent survey which showed an alarming ignorance of basic geography.
A fake taxi driver was in police custody on Saturday after French police searched his home in connection with the murder of a Swedish student whose charred body was found in a French forest at the weekend.
The French military have formally denied claims broadcast by Swedish television of torturing a Congolese militia member in 2003.
An anti-racist group in Karlstad has reacted angrily to a decision by the council to cancel a planned concert. A Sweden Democrats (SD) meeting planned for the same weekend is given as the reason.
The Nobel Foundation has terminated a contract with TV 4 after it has emerged that its chairman's speech was censored by Chinese television.
Strong interim reports from Ericsson, Volvo and TeliaSonera put the Stockholm stock exchange in a bullish mood as the trading week ended on Friday.