A woman was hit by a car at a crosswalk in southern Sweden around lunchtime on Friday, moments after miraculously pushing her two children out of harm's way.
Two police officers are facing charges for forcing a man they claim was acting "cocky" into a police vehicle in central Stockholm and dropping him on the outskirts of town even though he had done nothing illegal.
Tobacco users in Sweden will have to dig deeper into their wallets as another tax increase comes into force in the new year, while parental leave benefits as well as housing allowances are set to increase starting on January 1st.
Prosecutors have decided to appeal the acquittal of a 32-year-old elk hunter who accidentally killed a cross-country skier in December of 2010.
Mijailo Mijailovic, the man who murdered Sweden's foreign minister Anna Lindh in 2003, stabbed one of the inmates at Kumla prison on Thursday where he is serving his life sentence.