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Witness intimidation on the rise at Swedish trials

Threats and attempts to scare off both crime victims as well as witnesses of said crimes have become more common in Sweden, and most victims are young.

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Man dead in snowboarding accident

A Swedish man in his twenties died late Saturday night from the injuries he sustained in a snowboarding accident in Dalarna skiing resort Hundfjället, in central Sweden.

Boyfriend held for woman’s fatal stabbing

Boyfriend held for woman’s fatal stabbing

A woman was found dead late Saturday night, in a summer residence area in Österåker, just north-east of Stockholm. A man has been arrested, suspected of stabbing the woman to death with a knife.

New rules allow Swedish cops to use tear gas

New rules allow Swedish cops to use tear gas

The Swedish police are loosening their rules on tear gas use, and will in future be permitted to use tear gas when operating in large crowds, such as at protests or football games.

Hägglund re-elected as Christian Democrat head

Hägglund re-elected as Christian Democrat head

Christian Democrat leader Göran Hägglund succeeded in riding out the storm of doubts about his position over the past few months, gaining re-election at the party's national conference on Saturday, beating out challenger Mats Odell.