On May Day, Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven promised to put all young Swedes to work and to scrap the centre-right coalition government's programme for the long-term unemployed.
Another cat has been found dead in Gothenburg, leading police to intensify their hunt for a suspected serial cat killer.
The Swedish Migration Board has decided not to re-open the asylum application cases of eight hunger-striking Afghan men in Boden, north Sweden.
Walpurgis Night (Valborg) celebrations led to drunkenness and violence around Sweden, with a rape of a minor reported in Uppsala and 98 cases of assault and nine fires reported in Stockholm.
A girl born without a windpipe has become the youngest patient in the world to receive a bio-engineered organ after doctors implanted her with a special tube grown from her own stem cells in a surgery led by a Karolinska Institute professor.