The jobs agency has said it won't compensate job seekers who were paid too little money in a monumental compensation mix-up, but the labour minister has said she thought the agency would do more damage than good by refusing to open up old cases.
The Swedish government fears that the opposition could shut the doors to the Swedish labour market from abroad, when companies already struggle to find competent staff.
A Swede with a talent for movie making has found YouTube success after he uploaded a home-made advert for a second-hand Volvo from 1993.
UPDATED: A second man has been detained on suspicion of abetting the murder of Swedish gangster and sex club owner Mille Markovic.
A cross-dressing bearded "lady" from Austria has put the final nail in the coffin of "Peak Beard", argues contributing Irishman Paddy Kelly, who says that Swedish men who once resembled feral lumberjacks are already turning a freshly shaven cheek.
Extradited British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani briefly appeared in a Cape Town court on Monday, with his lawyers successfully arguing he was not yet fit to stand trial on charges of ordering his Swedish wife's murder.
Sweden's average labour costs are €43 ($59) an hour, enough to rank it as the highest rate in the EU, fresh German statistics revealed on Monday.
Sweden's Feminist Initiative (Fi) party earned 4.3 percent of public support in a poll on Monday, enough for its first ever seat in the European parliament. Sweden's largest two parties, meanwhile, both enjoyed healthy bumps.
Police found two people dead at a torched car in eastern Sweden on Sunday. While the bodies remain unidentified, officers suspect they belong to an elderly couple to whom the car was registered.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain was named France's players' player of the year for the second season running on Sunday.