The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has enlisted the help of police negotiators in a bid to try to break hunger strikes by asylum-seekers in Boden, Gävle and Holmsund in northern Sweden.
Half of Sweden's female MPs have stated that they had been subjected to threats in the course of their political activities over the past year.
A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured on Friday night after falling from a balcony on the fourth floor of a block of flats in Lund in southern Sweden.
A Stockholm bus driver has been sentenced to community service after having been caught robbing a sleeping passenger on a night bus.
Sweden's state run liquor store monopoly Systembolaget has halted the launch of a beer from hard rock band Iron Maiden due to legal concerns over the skull and crossbones motif on the label.