An anonymous older woman answered all her local Swedish church's prayers on Sunday by handing over an envelope with bills amounting to 100,000 kronor ($12,200).
Tax revenues totalling 2.5 billion kronor ($310 million) have been recovered following an investigation into Sweden's labour black market by the Tax Agency (Skatteverket).
A convicted fraudster has turned himself in for planning a murder in order to force a Stockholm court to appoint a new lawyer, news website Nyheter24 reports.
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Over 500,000 Swedes are set to be out of work in 2010, according to a new forecast from the National Public Employment Agency (Arbetsförmedlingen).
The number of Swedish firms going bust in March increased by 85 percent, in comparison with March 2008, according to a new report from credit rating agency UC.
Two 17-year-old girls were repeatedly raped and assaulted during a harrowing 16 hour car journey in southern Sweden.
Annika Östberg Deasy, found guilty in 1981 of being an accessory to two murders, including that of a policeman, has been transferred from a US prison and is on her way back to Sweden.
The Swedish government has announced an extra provision of 17 billion kronor ($2.1 billion) to help municipalities weather the financial storm.
Wanja Lundby-Wedin is to remain in her post as head of Sweden’s Trade Union Confederation (LO), but will endure a pay cut of around 40 percent.