The traditional Christmas card has been declared dead and buried as the text message is confirmed as the holiday season greeting's medium of choice.
Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named in the team of the year by French sports daily L'Equipe.
What's on in Sweden: January 2nd - 8th. A Camp and Moderna for the kids in Stockholm; International floorball and Opera ball in Gothenburg; Jim Jones Revue in Malmö.
Police feared that a two-year-old boy has died in a fire raging at a house north of Sunne in Värmland. A teenager has been rushed to hospital with burns.
"Mamma Mia!", the film version of the musical featuring the music of Swedish disco group Abba, has proved a big hit in the UK.
A murder, a slew of firework injuries, assault, arson and domestic violence summed up New Year's Eve in many parts of Sweden.