Suspect badly hurt after balcony escape
TT/The Local · 29 May 2011, 13:11
Published: 29 May 2011 13:11 GMT+02:00
A young man was seriously injured on Saturday night after jumping from the fourth-floor balcony of an apartment in Uddevalla in south-west Sweden as he attempted to avoid arrest.
Police called to the apartment to apprehend the man on suspicion of having issued threats to his ex-girlfriend.
"When he understood that he was about to be arrested by the police he jumped," said police spokesman Thomas Fuxborg.
The man was taken to hospital where his condition was described on Sunday morning as serious but stable.
Sweden's migration minister Morgan Johansson. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT
Sweden received 70 percent fewer requests for asylum in the period between January and September 2016 than it did during the same time last year, the country’s justice and migration minister Morgan Johansson has revealed.
The Stockholm archipelago book boat. Photo: Roger Hill.
Writer Roger Hill details his journeys on the boats that carry books over Stockholm's waterways and to its most remote places.
The new incident follows a similar fire in Fagersjö last week (pictured). Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT
Police suspect arson in the blaze, as well as a similar incident which occurred last Sunday.
Ericsson interim CEO Jan Frykhammar presenting its third quarter results. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
The bad news just keeps coming from the Swedish telecoms giant.
A computer displaying Facebook's landing page. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT
The social media giant had censored a video explaining how women should check for suspicious lumps in their breasts.
A still from the aerial footage of Sweden. Photo: Nate Summer-Cook
The spectacular drone footage captures both Sweden's south and the opposite extreme, thousands of kilometres north.
Police ID checks at Hyllie station in southern Sweden. Photo: Stig-Åke Jönsson/TT
Sweden could be allowed to keep ID controls on its border with Denmark beyond the current end date of November, following discussions among EU leaders in Brussels last night.
File photo of a woman working in a Swedish office. Photo: Anders Willund/TT
A new study into the gender pay gap suggests Sweden still has some work to do.
Thank God for evolution, eh?
There's something fishy about the human jawbone – it has its origins in the placodermi, a jowly species of fish that lived 400 million years ago, Swedish and Chinese researchers say.
The arson attack took place on Norra Grängesbergsgatan in Malmö. File photo: Emil Langvad/TT
An arson attack in Malmö that caused only minor damage and was barely reported in the media has been claimed by terror group Isis.