A new award marking the 15th anniversary of the right-wing fire attack in the west German town of Solingen has been awarded to a survivor of the recent Ludwigshafen blaze.
Tears flowed on the football pitch this weekend as Bundesliga team Bayern Munich celebrated winning the league title as both coach Ottmar Hitzfeld and keeper Oliver Kahn left the team.
Criminologist Leif G W Persson has resigned his post with the National Police Board. After 25 years he says he is tired of the continual depletion of the national police force.
Sweden lost to Finland in the bronze medal match of the World Ice Hockey Championships Saturday, being shut out 4-0 by their Scandinavian rival.
The Norwegian community was out in force in central Stockholm on Saturday as 8,000 turned up to celebrate Nprway's May 17th National Day.
A recent caption in the Dagens Nyheter newspaper causes David Bartal to ask what effect cultural diversity has on national pride.
A plane carrying emergency health aid for 25,000 cyclone victims in Burma is set to leave Frankfurt for Yangon on Monday, according to the charity World Vision.
German environmental federation BUND is calling for a national butterfly census as numbers of the airborne insects are declining. BUND is urging the public to count the colourful bugs on the annual "adventure butterfly day" next weekend.
A thief stole a truck laden with 10 tonnes of cheese on Sunday morning. He was arrested in Jönköping after police deployed spike strips to stop the vehicle. He is also suspected of attempting to kill a police officer.
A Swedish citizen has been jailed for bringing a child illegally into the UK. Peace Sandberg bought the baby in Nigeria in an attempt to jump the council housing queue.
Heavy snow falls were seen in many parts of northern Sweden on Saturday as winter made a comeback. Forecasts indicate however that this should be the last snow of the season.