A man with a background in the neo-Nazi movement looks set to claim a seat on Lidköping municipal council in central Sweden in replace of a member of the Sweden Democrats, who have called on him to step down.
A 37-year-old man has confessed to the killing of an elderly dog walker with an axe in Arvidsjaur in northern Sweden on Thursday.
There were widespread traffic problems in eastern areas of Sweden on Saturday as heavy snow continued to fall and temperatures plunged to well below freezing.
A 26-year-old man was remanded into custody on Saturday on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an incident in central Stockholm on Tuesday when a man was shot in the face.
Two managers at fast food chain McDonald's in Sweden are suspected of having sold work permits to illegal foreign workers.