Swedes are getting larger and this is starting to cause problems post-mortem as coffins are proving too large to fit into cremation ovens.
A thief made off with a caravan in Skövde in southern Sweden on Saturday night. To his surprise he later found that the caravan's owner was asleep inside at the time.
The Swedish Board for Study Support (CSN) is to escalate its hunt for outstanding loans and wants the right to demand full repayment from overseas defaulters, Sveriges Radio (SR) reports.
A man was raped near a metro station in southern Stockholm in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Sweden accepted the EU presidency on Saturday with the symbolic handover of a barrel of Czech beer.