"It's a breakthrough in the investigation," Björ Blixter of the Gothenburg police told the Göteborgs-Posten (GP) newspaper on Friday.
Blixter added that he didn't see any threat for the safety of the suspect.
"But with regards to the suspect and the investigation, I can't give any more information," he told GP.
In late-December, a mystery Instagram user took to the popular photo-sharing site to "shame" Gothenburg's male and female "teen sluts" by publishing pictures of them together with information about their sex lives.
The 25-year-old man, whose stabbing by neo-Nazis sparked mass demonstrations across Sweden, has made a strong recovery in hospital and took to social media to thank supporters for campaigning against fascism. READ () »
Sofie Marie Jansson, who is currently missing in London. Photo: Metropolitan Police
American authorities have sentenced a 20-year-old accomplice of 'Jihad Jane' to five years in prison for an attempted terror plot to kill Swedish artist Lars Vilks, after getting involved with the murder plans when he was a teenager.
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Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag visits a school in Tensta, one of the neighbourhoods mentioned when he and his colleagues first floated the new start zone proposal. File: TT
A Swedish microbiologist has warned that traditional Swedish Easter eggs laden with candy are an open invitation to the spread of bacteria and viruses. "Is this really a good idea?" he asked. READ () »
In India, I'd notice Easter only from the traffic jam outside the churches, but here witches, egg hunts, and feathers mark the Christian holiday. The Local's Deepti Vashisht brings you the various shades of Swedish Easter. READ () »
A Swedish MP who launched an official government investigation into the existence of chemtrails tells The Local why he thinks Swedes deserve the truth, even if it may leave some conspiracy theorists unsatisfied.
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Fredrik Reinfeldt answers the constitutional affairs committee's questions. Photo: TT
"Today on the 28 October in Brussels, a large group of key EU Ministers and business people, including UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey, and Swedish Environment Minister Lena Ek, will meet to discuss green growth. They all have a stake in resolving a challenge which, although it is crucial..." READ »
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