While protesters outnumbered those attending a speech by controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders in Malmö in southern Sweden on Saturday, the event passed off without incident.
Summer time comes to an official close on Saturday night as Swedes turn the clocks back and welcome in the darker days of the winter months.
An inebriated man is suspected of drink driving and assault after running over a Malmö police officer while fleeing arrest on a Segway, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter daily.
A 55-year-old Swedish man has been found dead while holidaying in the Turkish resort of Alanya, according to a report in the Aftonbladet daily.
Two Swedish men arrested in Phuket in Thailand in August 2011 for the killing of a 25-year-old man from the Gothenburg area are set to face court.
Sweden can send a prosecutor to the Ecuadoran embassy in Britain to interrogate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the South American country's president said Friday.