The Liberal Party has voted against a proposal from the party leadership for the introduction of mandatory courses for all immigrants seeking Swedish citizenship.
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.
A delivery of 500,000 doses of the swine flu vaccine has been delayed. Health authorities now expect supply shortages during the week.
Hollywood star Susan Sarandon was in Stockholm on Saturday to receive the annual film festival's "Lifetime achievement award".
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.