The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has spoken out about July’s teddy bear drop, claiming that the Swedish PR agency behind the stunt was collaborating with Sweden’s ambassador in Minsk – allegations the PR group has labelled as “baseless”.
The 18-year-old suspected of having shot a 17-year-old girl dead in Sollentuna on Monday has been remanded into custody on the suspicion of murder and aggravated weapons crimes.
A Swedish charity has placed an ad in a magazine, looking to hire beggars to work the streets of Stockholm. The idea is that it will be lucrative for both the charity and the employees.
A 26-year-old man from Uppsala is being charged with child pornography crimes after being accused of talking some 60 young girls into posing naked on the internet.
The Ikea brand has been sold for 75 billion kronor ($11.2 billion) to one of the Swedish furniture giant’s daughter companies, with experts saying that the price tag is "reasonable".
A man in Sandviken in central Sweden has been warned by authorities on two occasions for masturbating naked on his balcony, a fact that is making local mothers demand his eviction.
The three armed men who robbed a bank on Monday morning are believed to be hiding in the woods near the Norwegian border, with police revealing that they escaped with 100,000 kronor ($14,945) - in coins.
The United States said Wednesday it "stands with Sweden" in its efforts to promote human rights in Belarus, amid a spat that led Minsk to expel all Swedish diplomats and close its Stockholm mission.
The 17-year-old girl injured in the Monday shooting in Sollentuna in northern Stockholm has died in hospital, according to police.
The number of illegal weapons in Stockholm is growing. So far this year 171 pistols and submachine guns have been reported, according to police, an increase of 25 percent since last year.