Firefighters in Malmö in southern Sweden are demanding police escorts on calls. The firefighters have had enough of threats and violence in some of the city's rougher areas.
Midsummer Day is just five days away and already most Swedes are anxiously checking out the weather prognosis. And it isn't good so far. It is rainy.
The number of reported rapes in Sweden has risen sharply in the last ten years, according to a new survey by Brå, the Swedish national council for crime prevention.
Sweden may have taken a huge hit to their morale with the last minute defeat by Spain in their Euro 2008 Group D clash but they will be buoyed by the fact all they need out of their final match with Russia on Wednesday is a point.
The cost of Swedish petrol has gone up to over 14 kronor per liter since the leading petrol companies raised prices on Monday.
There is to be no indictment against a female officer suspected of having leaked secret NATO and United Nations documents to her Serbian lover whilst on duty in Kosovo.
Swedish households have become 400 billion kronor ($66 billion) poorer in the year's first three months.
The Swedish Consumer Agency is demanding a 300,000 kronor ($49,474) fine from a Swedish bedding company whose advertising slogan promises "your money back if it rains on Midsummer Day".
Sweden's TV4 group is set to buy television company C More Entertainment from Germany's ProSiebenSat 1.
Swedish jazz star Esbjörn Svensson was killed at the weekend in a scuba diving accident off Stockhom, his manager said on Monday. He was 44.