Sweden has evoked the memory of Adolf Hitler in condemning Russia's attacks on Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, saying the protection of Russians there did not justify the assault.
Several artists appearing at the ongoing Uppsala Reggae Festival have been detained by police for testing on suspicion of drug offences.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has expressed deep concern over the developments in Georgia and the Caucasus. Bildt urged Russia to show constraint.
Malin Alexandersson and Leif Lundgren celebrated 08-08-08 day by climbing on to the roof of the Stockholm Globe arena to tie the knot.