Social Democrat congress delegates have supported the party's proposal to introduce compulsory preschools for children from the age of two and to make high school mandatory.
After travelling to 27 countries, Angelo Guzzi discovered the delights of Tuscany and decided to settle down. Now owner and manager of the Country Inn Casa Mazzoni, he wants to share the secrets of the place he calls paradise.
A Swedish man who went missing in January has been found dead amid growing suspicions he was the scapegoat for a botched drug deal in Norway.
Swedish Environmental Minister Lena Ek has said that the Baltic Sea nations' failure to protect the region's environment is "worrying".
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) has ruled that two seals found over Easter and taken in by the Kolmården animal park in south Sweden should either be returned to the wild or put down, but Kolmården has refused to comply.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea halted sales of elkmeat lasagnes across all its European stores after a batch tested positive for pork in a Belgian lab.