A top Swedish athlete has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly lured her ex-boyfriend into a stolen car and tried to kill him. The woman, who has represented Sweden internationally, denies the charges.
Sweden has the least amount of school bullying in the western world, a recent report from the OECD shows, coming in far below the average at only 4 percent despite a number of high-profile cases in the past few years. Austria, meanwhile, topped the list.
Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf is worried about his country’s diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia and has offered to give his two cents in helping Sweden find a solution to the problem. Next week, he will meet Foreign Minister Margot Wallström to discuss the row.
Up to 30 Swedish troops are likely to join the US-led coalition against the militant Islamist group ISIS in Iraq before the summer, government sources said Saturday, upping both the number of soldiers and speeding up the timetable for their deployment.