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Iraqi deported despite honour violence risk

A woman is to be deported to Iraq despite the risk of an honour violence. The Migration Board's (Migrationsverket) conclusion that the risk of honour violence in northern Iraq has declined is at odds with the foreign office and has been criticised by the Red Cross.

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State job appointments shrouded in secrecy

The government has been accused of a lack of transparency when filling top state jobs. Despite a clear election promise to open up the system only one in three appointments have been advertised since the Alliance parties took office.

Minister calls for EU ban on tail docking

Minister calls for EU ban on tail docking

Swedish minster of agriculture, Eskil Erlandsson, has called for an EU ban on the docking of dogs' tails. Sweden banned the practice in 1989.

Weapon found at murder suspect’s Paris home

Weapon found at murder suspect’s Paris home

French police suspect that a gun found at the Paris home of the man held for the murder of a Swedish woman in Paris, could be the murder weapon.

Sino-Swedes demonstrate for Beijing olympics

Sino-Swedes demonstrate for Beijing olympics

Around 500 Chinese-Swedes demonstrated in Stockholm on Saturday in support of the Beijing Olympic games.