Police in bid to break refugee hunger strike

Police in bid to break refugee hunger strike

The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has enlisted the help of police negotiators in a bid to try to break hunger strikes by asylum-seekers in Boden, Gävle and Holmsund in northern Sweden.

Female Swedish MPs subject to threats: report

Female Swedish MPs subject to threats: report

Half of Sweden's female MPs have stated that they had been subjected to threats in the course of their political activities over the past year.

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Swedish teen hurt after fourth floor balcony fall

A 17-year-old boy was seriously injured on Friday night after falling from a balcony on the fourth floor of a block of flats in Lund in southern Sweden.

Bus driver convicted for sleeping passenger theft

Bus driver convicted for sleeping passenger theft

A Stockholm bus driver has been sentenced to community service after having been caught robbing a sleeping passenger on a night bus.

Iron Maiden beer stopped over skull label concerns

Iron Maiden beer stopped over skull label concerns

Sweden's state run liquor store monopoly Systembolaget has halted the launch of a beer from hard rock band Iron Maiden due to legal concerns over the skull and crossbones motif on the label.