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Swedish soldier injured in Afghanistan

A Swedish soldier was injured neary Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan on Saturday morning. The Swedish troop was on a routine mission together with Afghan security forces, when they were fired upon north of the village Chimtal.

Fewer foreign berry pickers in Sweden

Fewer foreign berry pickers in Sweden

This year has seen a significant drop in the number of berry pickers coming to Sweden from countries outside the EU, since requirements and regulations have been sharpened for companies employing foreign berry pickers.

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New lead on Stockholm preschool blast: police

A Stockholm preschool, in the southern suburb Farsta, was hit by an explosion on Thursday. Stockholm police now have two leads in the investigation of the explosion.

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Man arrested for filming child rapes

A 34 year-old man from Gävle, in eastern Sweden, was arrested on Friday afternoon on suspicion of among other things four cases of child rape, wrote regional newspaper Arbetarbladet on their website.

Maltreatment reports increasing in Swedish geriatric care

Maltreatment reports increasing in Swedish geriatric care

Bed sores, humiliating treatment and incorrect drug dosages. Many are now reporting maltreatment of elderly to the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen), and cases are increasing in several parts of the country, according to a survey conducted by news agency TT.