Swedes were enjoying a real taste of summer heat on Friday with thermometers indicated record highs in some areas of the country, with more of the same promised over the weekend.
Sweden's Trade Union Confederation (Landsorganisationen - LO) on Saturday elected as its new president Karl- Petter Thorwaldsson, who proceeded to call for a restoration of the Swedish welfare model.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man in connection with the shooting of an Uzbek imam in northern Sweden in February.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Sweden, Denmark, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey in a weeklong trip starting May 31st, her spokeswoman said Friday.
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has quashed speculation surrounding his future by saying he will remain with AC Milan for a third season despite supposed financial problems at the club.