‘Our story is some kind of Disney fairytale’

‘Our story is some kind of Disney fairytale’

Josefin Karlsson was so disgusted by the abuse hurled at the young beggar sitting outside her local supermarket in Gothenburg that she resolved to talk to him. The chats went rather better than expected, because in December they get married.

Minister asks Swedes not to give cash to beggars

Minister asks Swedes not to give cash to beggars

Shots fired at homeless pair in northern Sweden

Shots fired at homeless pair in northern Sweden

‘Hate speech’ probe into Swedish anti-begging ad

‘Hate speech’ probe into Swedish anti-begging ad

Fewer beggars in capital despite national rise

Fewer beggars in capital despite national rise

Swede raises thousands for beggars on Twitter

Swede raises thousands for beggars on Twitter

Sweden eyes deal with Romania on welfare

Sweden eyes deal with Romania on welfare

Twenty beggars evicted from Stockholm streets

Twenty beggars evicted from Stockholm streets

Fifty beggars evicted from Stockholm square

Fifty beggars evicted from Stockholm square

Migrants abandon camp to avoid eviction

Migrants abandon camp to avoid eviction

‘Beggar symphony’ to play at Almedalen

‘Beggar symphony’ to play at Almedalen

Stockholm launches ‘beggar hotline’

Stockholm launches ‘beggar hotline’

Romanian beggars cleared in court

Romanian beggars cleared in court

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Police warn residents after beggars turn to theft