The driver of a bus that drove into a crowd of people on a busy pedestrian square on Saturday has told police that the brakes failed as she attempted to bring the vehicle to a halt.
Two people have died after a small helicopter crashed just north of Stockholm early on Saturday afternoon.
A pre-school teacher in Gothenburg has been reported to the police on suspicion of assaulting a 2-year-old girl earlier this week, prompting several parents to keep their children at home, local newspaper Göteborgs-Posten reports.
Support for Sweden’s king has dropped rapidly in the wake of recent scandals, with a new poll indicating that less than half the population wants King Carl XVI Gustaf to remain on the throne.
Five teenage girls are to be questioned in connection with the brutal assault of a 14-year-old girl who was beaten unconscious at a school in Malmö on Friday.
Ninety-three people in Sweden, most of them children, have been diagnosed with narcolepsy since taking the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix last winter, according to figures from the Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket).
Three people have been arrested in Borlänge in central Sweden after a man in his twenties was run over and killed after two groups clashed in the town on Friday night.