Spaniard Rafael Nadal brushed aside the challenge of Sweden's Robin Söderling on Sunday with a straight sets victory in the final of the French Open in Paris.
A Swedish court is to consider the issue of how much sexual violence is legally permitted between two consenting partners in a case involving a 32-year-old man who came into contact with his 16-year-old sex partner via a sex website.
Several senior managers at oil firm BP have argued that Carl-Henric Svanberg, the firm's Swedish chairperson, has mismanaged the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and should resign, according to the UK Independent on Sunday.
While the Swedish national day is largely a low key affair, the upcoming royal wedding has lent an extra spice to the celebrations this year with the public invited to the palace to express their goodwill for the happy couple.
The upcoming wedding of Princess Victoria will be decorated with thousands of flowers donated by Colombia, government and business officials said Saturday.