The Local's top predictions for the news year ahead
Ann Törnkvist · 20 Dec 2013, 16:56
Published: 20 Dec 2013 16:56 GMT+01:00
As 2014 sneaks up on us, The Local gives you its top news predictions for the year ahead. One a day over the festive period. Click on the article links below to find out more.
Around 1,000 people protested in Stockholm. Photo: Fredrik Persson/ TT
Hundreds of people on Saturday demonstrated in Stockholm and in many other parts of the country to protest Sweden’s tough new laws on asylum-seekers.
The American musician has more or less responded to the news with silence. Photo: Per Wahlberg
American singer-song writer Bob Dylan has removed any mention of him being named one of this year’s Nobel Prize laureates on his official website.
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.