Mona Sahlin is stepping down as the head of the Social Democratic party, the embattled party leader announced on Sunday.
Sweden's Andre Myhrer claimed a creditable second place behind France's Jean-Baptiste Grange in the opening slalom race of the World Cup series in Levi, Finland on Sunday.
The Moderates are the largest parliamentary party in Sweden according to two new opinion surveys.
Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling won a gruelling 6-7 (0/7), 7-5, 7-6 (8/6) semi-final to end unseeded Frenchman Michael Llodra's Paris Masters fairytale on Saturday, setting up a final clash with local favourite Gael Monfils.
German automaker Volkswagen is looking to boost its trucking activities by increasing its stake in Sweden's Scania, according to a report in the German Der Spiegel daily.