Swedish police have detained a 50-year-old employee on suspicion of stealing thousands of kronor. The money was supposed to be spent on glasses and dental treatment for women inmates at Hinseberg prison.
Sweden's Ericsson Nordic team said on Friday it plans to take part in the inaugural event of this year's Volvo round the world yacht race despite what it considers an unjust penalty for a rules infringement.
The Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) wants to abolish parts of pumplagen, the ‘Petrol Station Act’, to rescue petrol stations in rural areas.
Three young men from Uppsala have been detained on suspicion of having applied for bank loans on the internet using other people's names. They appear to have succeeded in borrowing hundreds of thousands of kronor, writes the online newspaper Uppsala Nya Tidning.
Stockholm police shot and wounded a man after he threatened policemen with a knife in Stureplan, Stockholm late on Friday night.