US coffee drinkers prefer to drink Swedish brand Gevalia House Blend ahead of Seattle chain Starbucks' equivalent, according to a recent survey featured in a new advertising campaign.
The Easter weekend stands to be an hour shorter this year as it coincides with the change to daylight savings time, signalling the imminent arrival of summer.
An armed man was arrested on Friday afternoon after he leapt from a balcony following a stand off with police at an apartment block in Ludvika in central Sweden.
A former police officer has been cleared of sexual molestation after explaining to the court that claims of having masturbated in front of a woman were unfounded and in fact he was just attempting to deal with a troublesome itch.
Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt has warned that a conflict on the Korean peninsula would be "dangerous for all", as Pyongyang declares "open war" with South Korea.