Chinese car maker Zhejiang Geely Holding has signed a deal to buy Sweden's Volvo Cars from US auto maker Ford.
Peace has returned to the small community of Klippan in southern Sweden after a 25-year fired up his chainsaw and chased unsuspecting passers-by down the street last weekend, threatening to kill them.
The takeover of Volvo by Zhejiang Geely Holding looks set to go ahead on Sunday as unions linked to the Swedish car maker agreed to the Chinese company's purchase.
Sweden's prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has added his voice to the outcry over the treatment of a 14-year-old girl shunned by her village community after being raped in a school toilet.
Sweden's centre-right government has indicated it will include tax cuts for pensioners to the tune of five billion kronor ($688 million) in its impending spring budget.
A national lottery contestant in Helsingborg in southern Sweden hit the jackpot on Saturday evening with a record 214.6 million kronor ($29.5 million) win.