Ice levels in the Baltic Sea region hit record lows in the past winter. New figures from Sweden's meteorological agency SMHI indicate the lowest levels for over 100 years.
A comedy sketch entitled 'Jesus: The Guantanamo Years' by Irish comedian Abie Philbin Bowman has proved a hit among Swedes on YouTube and iTunes.
Foreign students at Swedish universities are being targeted by fraudsters. Criminals are stealing students' identities and buying goods in their names, reports Dagens Nyheter.
The Sweden Democrats have called for an end to privileges enjoyed by Sami reindeer herders at their annual party congress which began in Karlstad on Friday.
Journalists in Sweden are increasingly subjected to threats and violence. Almost two in three editorial offices have been threatened, according to a new report by Reporters Without Borders.