Swedish runner Isabellah Andersson claimed her third consecutive Stockholm marathon title when she came home in 2:31:35. The men's race was dominated by the Kenyans who, led by Joseph Lagat in 2:12:48, claimed four of the first five places.
The Swedish coaches involved at the World Cup, Lars Lagerbäck and Sven-Göran Eriksson, have been left counting the cost of injuries to star players Jon Obi Mikel and Didier Drogba which could rule the pair out of the tournament.
A man who paid 30,000 kronor ($3,730) to get added girth to his penis has reported a Malmö plastic surgeon who decided instead on an extension.
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has claimed that his relationship with Swedish ace Robin Söderling, his opponent in Sunday's Paris Open final, has warmed since their notorious run in at Wimbledon in 2007.
A man was shot in central Stockholm in front of crowds of shocked onlookers on Friday afternoon. Police arrested a suspect at around 4.40pm but have not yet been able to confirm the motive for the attack.