"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.
A man believed to be travelling with a fake passport on Malaysian Airlines flight 370, which went missing last week, was on his way to seek asylum in southern Sweden, his relative said on Monday. READ () »
Nils Horner (L) and Swedish troops in Afghanistan's north. File photos: TT
Swedish reporter Nils Horner lost his life in Kabul on Tuesday, his employer Sveriges Radio confirmed. The journalist was reportedly shot near a restaurant attacked by the Taliban in January, when 21 people died. READ () »
When my seven-year-old daughter asked me if she was Swedish or Iranian, I chose to dodge the question. She soon let me know what mistake I had made, writes Iranian-Swedish local politician Sepideh Erfani. READ () »
Submarine construction at Kockums in Karlskrona in 2001. File: TT
A defence source told The Local on Monday that Saab had begun to poach Kockums staff, the latest twist in a standoff, said to threaten Swedish defence capacity, between the Swedish submarine makers and their German owners. READ () »
Demonstrators marched on Sunday against the Nazi violence. Photo: TT
A high-profile Swedish MP said on Monday that "it couldn't be ruled out" that a Swedish equivalent to Norwegian right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik was behind attacks in Malmö at the weekend that left one man in a critical condition. READ () »
After several years fighting to get a diagnosis for their son, a Swedish family was told to send him to a psychologist after a Lund doctor failed to find the brain tumour causing his persistent cough. READ () »
"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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