The leaders of Sweden’s seven main parties have expressed support for an amendment to legislation forcing anybody who has a sex change to undergo compulsory sterilization and, if married, to secure a divorce from their partner.
A Moderate Party politician in Stockholm has been stripped of his duties after making offensive comments on a rival politician’s blog about homosexuals and their right to adopt.
A 29-year-old woman is to receive 100,000 kronor ($14,000) in damages after reaching an out of court settlement with a home electronics store in western Sweden which cited her pregnancy as grounds for not offering her a permanent job.
A man in his early twenties has been found guilty of child rape after impregnating a 12-year-old girl he brought home from a party in Tranås in southern Sweden in January.
A 19-year-old man has died after a shooting incident in the Stockholm suburb of Alby on Friday night, newspaper Expressen reports.