A fire broke out in the Stockholm subway’s central station late Saturday morning, shutting down large portions of the city’s metro system.
Sweden’s military is well-equipped to defend itself against an outbreak of the A/H1N1 flu virus, and to assist in swine flu vaccination programmes run by public health authorities.
A campaign by Sweden’s social insurance agency (Försäkringskassan) to root out benefits cheats has found that about 100 seasoned criminals have received millions in unwarranted payments.
A six-year-old boy survived a fall from a seventh floor apartment in Gothenburg on Friday evening, due in part to the actions of a quick-thinking passerby.
The Swedish EU presidency is ready to talk to or confront Iran over its nuclear programme, characterizing as a “provocation” the appointment of a terror suspect as the country’s defense minister.