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China throws out ‘flashmob’ Swedish blogger

A Sweden-based student in China has been sent home after calling for a flashmob in Shanghai in support of freedom of expression. reports Swedish Radio news programme Ekot.

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Man arrested at US classic car meet

A 21-year-old man was arrested last night, suspected of deliberately driving at and injuring another man during the Power Big Meet in Västerås. Police say he will be charged with attempted murder.

Academy blocks Iranians from flight training

Academy blocks Iranians from flight training

An aircraft pilot training academy will no longer teach students from Iran Air following recent sanctions brought by the Americans against the airline.

Southern Sweden suffers alarms blackout

Southern Sweden suffers alarms blackout

A technical hitch at a communications network shut down many of the critical alarm systems including fire stations and banks in the south of Sweden

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Ambassador meets detained journalists

The Swedish ambassador to Ethiopia, Jens Odlander, was allowed to see the two jailed Swedish journalists in Addis Ababa on Friday, in what is seen as a positive step by observers.