Archeologists called to the depths of the Citybanan tunnel project in Stockholm were stunned to find what they believe to be Mjölnir, the hammer of Norse lightning god Thor.
Two masked and knife-wielding young girls robbed a fast-food restaurant on Sunday night, escaping with around 2,000 kronor ($300).
A teenager convicted for killing his older sister has demanded to be freed and a new trial starts Tuesday.
An Abba reunion concert scheduled at an Uppsala airfield, Malmö neighbourhoods to be renamed after Eurovision stars and lasagnes found in horse feed were among Sweden's April Fools' Day hoax stories on Monday.
According to the latest polls, the Social Democrats are winning back voters from the ruling conservative Moderates and are gaining growing support among male and urban voters.
A man was detained Sunday on suspicion of animal torture after a series of brutal cat murders in the Högsbo area of Gothenburg.