The Larz Kristerz orchestra waltzed away as champion of the hard-fought Dansbandskampen talent show on Saturday night, effectively claiming the title of Swedish dance band of the year.
Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is better than Portuguese sensation Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the latter being crowned champion of England, Europe and picking up the Ballon d'Or as Europe’s best footballer, said Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho.
The iPod-esque MP3 music players given to Swedish Customs (Tullverket) employees for their annual Christmas failed to impress the rank and file – and may be illegal.
A 47-year-old man is suspected of holding a 41-year-old woman prisoner for five days in his apartment in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden.
Horace Engdahl has announced he is stepping down as the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, the body which awards the Nobel Prize for literature.