The Social Democrats said Saturday that they are opening up for future collaboration with the Liberals and the Centre Party before the election in 2014.
Pregnant women in the south of Sweden may have to wait more than half their pregnancy for all the required tests and screens to be administered, adding further anxiety to an already delicate state, according to regional newspaper Sydsvenskan.
Sweden's controversial littering law is under fire after local authorities have reported no change in garbage left in public places since it came into effect in July. Critical voices are now calling for a sharpening of the rules, according to a report in daily Dagens Nyheter (DN).
A 12-year-old girl in Gothenburg was struck by lightning twice while taking a shower during a thunderstorm on Wednesday evening.
A quick-moving storm rocked the archipelago in Stockholm, spurring difficult problems in its wake for many leisure sailors.
Efforts to bulk up Sweden's military defense suffered another blow as the number of recruits was mistakenly inflated nine times the slim reality.