Sweden to share DNA files with foreign police

Sweden to share DNA files with foreign police

As of November DNA samples taken in Swedish police investigations will also be available to Dutch police in a move which will eventually include all countries in the EU having access to a shared database.

The week’s news from Sweden in ten pictures

The week’s news from Sweden in ten pictures

Nobel prizes, ancient massacres, steamy tango, and reasons to date a Swede – this week at The Local has been downright full of suspense. Missed a story? Never fear, we've got you covered with a gallery of this week's news highlights.

Sweden buzzing to inspect sex toys

Sweden buzzing to inspect sex toys

Several Swedish local municipalities are stepping out of the boardroom and into the bedroom to inspect the levels of reproductive reducing substances found in sex toys.

Sweden ‘worked with USA on FRA law’

Sweden ‘worked with USA on FRA law’

British investigative journalist Duncan Campbell has claimed Sweden collaborated with the USA on the internet monitoring FRA law and that the country is on the same level of surveillance as Israel.