Police rescue man from sealed luggage locker

Police rescue man from sealed luggage locker

In the middle of the night a man in southern Sweden called the Jönköping police station and requested their help in rescuing him from a sealed baggage locker at Nässjö's Central Station.

Juholt demands stricter controls of elderly care

Juholt demands stricter controls of elderly care

Following recent revelations about conditions at some Swedish nursing homes, both Social Democrat head Håkan Juholt and the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) have penned opinion pieces demanding more efficient controls and regulation of tax-financed geriatric care.

Assange hires Swedish PR company

Assange hires Swedish PR company

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is planning his return to Sweden to be questioned over rape and sexual assault allegations, Swedish PR firm Ullman said on Friday, claiming they have been hired by him to handle media pressure.

SOS Alarm has ‘severe flaws’: agency

SOS Alarm has ‘severe flaws’: agency

Emergency services operator SOS Alarm receives heavy criticism from the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) for severe flaws in their judgements of ambulance call-outs.

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Drunk drivers get shorter sentences: study

Sober drivers who injure another person in traffic often receive longer prison sentences than drunk drivers, according to new research from the Swedish National Road and Transport Institute (Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut - VTI).