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Liberals reject immigrant citizenship course

The Liberal Party has voted against a proposal from the party leadership for the introduction of mandatory courses for all immigrants seeking Swedish citizenship.

Alshammar misses out despite world record

Alshammar misses out despite world record

Swedish swim queen Therese Alshammar missed out on World Cup success despite smashing her own world record in winning the 50 metres butterfly in Singapore on Sunday.

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Swine flu vaccine suffers delay

A delivery of 500,000 doses of the swine flu vaccine has been delayed. Health authorities now expect supply shortages during the week.

Sarandon receives Stockholm film fest award

Sarandon receives Stockholm film fest award

Hollywood star Susan Sarandon was in Stockholm on Saturday to receive the annual film festival's "Lifetime achievement award".

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Fire at Vellinge refugee hostel

A fire was deliberately started outside a hostel housing refugee children in Vellinge in southern Sweden on Saturday. Demonstrations for and against the controversial refugee centre will be held in the country on Sunday.