Three men are now officially wanted on suspicion of the murder of a 26-year-old man at a Sundsvall refugee centre on Christmas Eve.
Team Russia has withdrawn from the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race because of insufficient funding during the worldwide economic crisis, team backer Oleg Zherebtsov said.
Fredrik Reinfeldt's Moderate party strengthened its position in a new voter poll published on Friday. The recent decline in support for the opposition Social Democrats has slowed however.
A four-month-old baby miraculously survived a horrifc crash when a car somersaulted into a ditch alongside the E 18 motorway near Stockholm on Christmas Day.
The police chase for the gunman who injured three people at the Casino Cosmopol in Stockholm on Christmas Eve has so far returned little result. On Friday morning the man remained on the loose.
What's on in Sweden: December 26th - January 1st. Vaudeville New Year and Miss Li in Stockholm; Nefertiti New Year and Cinderella in Gothenburg; Night Beat New Year and Led Zepellin in Malmö