Football fans injured in bleacher collapse

Football fans injured in bleacher collapse

The fence around a set of bleachers has crashed to the ground at a Gothenburg football match, resulting in injuries to supporters who fell nearly two metres in the incident.

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Norwegian paedophile on the loose

A 52-year-old Norwegian paedophile, John Møll, aka John Orje, escaped last week from a clinic in Roskilde, Denmark. Police fear that Møll, sentenced to psychiatric care for the aggravated assault of children, could be in Sweden.

New study: ‘Alcohol and team sports go hand in hand’

New study: ‘Alcohol and team sports go hand in hand’

A Swedish researcher has warned that the incidence of alcohol abuse within team sports remains a serious problem. Team managers are criticized for double standards and condoning the practice.

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Migration Board seeks consultant help

The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has failed in its goal of a maximum six month wait for asylum applications and has sought the help of management consultancy McKinsey.

Suspected killer to face remand hearing

Suspected killer to face remand hearing

The 50-year-old man held on suspicion of murdering 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall in northern Sweden will face a remand hearing on Sunday. He continues to deny the murder and Stenvall's body remains undiscovered.

New voter poll shows Moderate gains

New voter poll shows Moderate gains

A new poll has affirmed that Fredrik Reinfeldt's Moderate party has received a boost in the opinion polls in the wake of the global finance crisis. The Alliance government remains 12.7 percentage points behind the opposition bloc however.