‘Check travellers’ IDs or be fined,’ Sweden warns

‘Check travellers’ IDs or be fined,’ Sweden warns

Infrastructure Minister Anna Johansson has warned public transport companies that failing to check traveller identities before they enter Sweden could result in fines of up to 50,000 kronor.

Delay over US envoy to Sweden drags on

Delay over US envoy to Sweden drags on

The confirmation of Azita Raji as US ambassador to Sweden was delayed yet again by political wrangling in the US Congress, when the Senate failed to confirm President Obama's nominee before closing its business for the year.