A police investigation into potential poisoning is underway after drinks giants Coca-Cola and Spendrups received complaints about foul-smelling sodas.
The SMHI meteorological office predicted a white Christmas today for most of Sweden but also issued a class 1 warning for the weekend as a new blizzard moved over the country.
A charity in Norrköping, eastern Sweden, is donating cigarettes to the homeless and other vulnerable people this Christmas.
International rating agency Moody's has affirmed Sweden's coveted triple-A rating, citing the country's sound fiscal policies and continued progress in cutting its debt burden.
Eva Rausing, one of Britain's richest women and the wife of Tetra Pak heir Kristian Rausing, died as a result of drug abuse, a coroner ruled at an inquest on Friday.