The week's news from Sweden in ten pictures
21 Sep 2013, 11:00
Published: 21 Sep 2013 11:00 GMT+02:00
Beaver butts, drunken elk, racism and rain. Have you missed any of this week's big stories from The Local? No worries, we've compiled a gallery of the most important and most interesting stories from the week.
A week can be overwhelming even without the news, and it can be hard to keep tabs on what's going on. With than in mind, The Local has picked ten stories to help busy readers get a handle on what happened in Sweden during the last week.
IN PICTURES: The top ten stories from this week in pictures
Enjoy our favourite photos, the most-read stories, and the most interesting news - all with pictures and links back to the stories so you can catch up.
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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.