Ahmed Agiza, one of two Egyptians forcibly deported from Bromma Airport by CIA agents in 2001, is to receive three million kronor ($440,000) in damages from the Swedish state, his lawyer said on Friday.
The good times kept rolling on the Stockholm stock exchange on Friday afternoon, with the OMXS-index up 7.9 percent on the day, the largest one day jump since 1992.
Just in time for winter, a stretch of motorway in the far north of Sweden has been outfitted with high-tech equipment to help warn drivers about perilous driving conditions.
Around a hundred peace activists demonstrated in Malmö on Friday afternoon against a Swedish arms components manufacturer’s contracts with the US military, with some of the protesters eventually breaking into the office grounds.
Upheaval in the financial markets will likely complicated plans by the Swedish government to sell off state-owned mortgage lender SBAB in the near future, analysts said on Friday.
Around 20,000 anti-globalization protesters are expected to march through the streets of Malmö on Saturday, in what some observers are calling the largest demonstrations held in Sweden in decades.
Anti-globalization activists have warned of a downward turn for women's rights across Europe, citing growing religious extremism and neo-liberalism as contributory factors.
The Swedish government has proposed further cuts in spending on defence materiel, much to the frustration of the opposition.
Thirsty employees working for the city of Gothenburg will soon have to make do without bottled water on the job following a decision by the city to stop buying bottled water due to environmental concerns.
The Stockholm stock exchange staged a strong recovery as trading opened on Friday morning.
The government has announced plans to spend close to 2 billion kronor ($297 million) to help Sweden's newly arrived immigrants and refugees integrate more quickly.