Some 19,000 temporary jobs disappeared from the Swedish labour market in 2012 as unemployment continued to hit young workers the hardest, new figures show.
The Green Party reclaimed its spot as third largest parliamentary party in the latest opinion poll by Sifo, while the Centre and Christian Democrat parties both came in below the threshold for parliamentary seats.
A 19-year-old boy was found dead in his room at the juvenile detention centre at Fagared youth facility near Gothenburg on Saturday.
Two boy bands generations apart claimed the places in the Melodifestivalen final at the penultimate heat in Skellefteå on Saturday, when State of Drama and Ravaillacz secured the votes.
A dozen employees at an air force base in Blekinge in southern Sweden have been drinking coffee made with water used for central heating for the past two years after a pipe was connected wrongly.