Machine guns to help protect synagogues

Machine guns to help protect synagogues

Police officers guarding Jewish buildings in Sweden should carry automatic rifles, according to new directives issued after two deadly shootings in Copenhagen over the weekend.

Sweden should ban free ‘slavery’ job trials

Sweden should ban free ‘slavery’ job trials

Asking people to participate in unpaid job trials before they are offered full-time employment is a ruthless way to exploit them and the practice should be banished, writes Leif Håkansson from Swedish labour union IF Metall for this week's debate article.

Cartoonist says police underestimated threat

Cartoonist says police underestimated threat

Lars Vilks, the controversial Swedish artist said to have been the target of one of the fatal Copenhagen shootings this weekend has slammed Danish police for underestimating the terrorist threat.

Missing Malmö boys both safe in Denmark

Missing Malmö boys both safe in Denmark

UPDATED: Both of the two boys who went missing after a controversial altercation with Swedish police at Malmö train station are now being taken care of by Danish social services, it was revealed on Tuesday afternoon.

Denmark knew gunman ‘at risk of radicalization’

Denmark knew gunman ‘at risk of radicalization’

The gunman presumed to be behind the attack on an event attended by Swedish artist Lars Vilks and a synagogue in Copenhagen was known to the Danish Security and Intelligence Service as someone who may have been radicalized while in jail, it has emerged.

Swedish hotel accused of refusing gay couple

Swedish hotel accused of refusing gay couple

UPDATED: A Swedish hotel has come under fire for denying a gay couple from booking a spa weekend, only to allow a straight couple to make the same reservation a day later.

TEDxStockholm focuses on diversity of all kinds

TEDxStockholm focuses on diversity of all kinds

Stockholm's largest TEDx event to date took place on February 16th, with the theme Differentia - diversity in all ways. SI News was there to find out more.

NFGL Faces: Mohammad Nesrini

NFGL Faces: Mohammad Nesrini

The NFGL Lund network has started a project called NFGL Faces, interviewing NFGL membrers. First up is Mohammad Nesrini, who decided to change his life after a terrible accident in Syria.

Europop love for former Finance Minister Borg

Europop love for former Finance Minister Borg

Anders Borg, Sweden’s Finance Minister in the previous centre-right government, is divorcing his wife after getting together with a former star of cheesy 1990s band Army of Lovers, Dominika Peczynski.

Health Minister backs more needle exchanges

Health Minister backs more needle exchanges

Sweden’s Health Minister has backed growing calls for more state-funded needle exchanges for drug addicts.

What we know about Copenhagen suspect

What we know about Copenhagen suspect

The presumed gunman in the attack on a cultural event attended by Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks and a synagogue in Copenhagen was vocally anti-Semitic and had expressed a desire to travel to Syria to wage jihad, it has emerged.