Swedish town becomes first in country to introduce licence fees for beggars

Swedish town becomes first in country to introduce licence fees for beggars

Eskilstuna, a town to the west of Stockholm, has become the first in the country to introduce a licence fee for beggars, meaning anyone who wants to ask people for money on the street will have to pay for a permit.

Man jailed for luring homeless Romanians to Sweden to beg

Man jailed for luring homeless Romanians to Sweden to beg

Another Swedish town moves to ban begging after landmark court ruling

Another Swedish town moves to ban begging after landmark court ruling

Sweden fails to cut number of ‘vulnerable EU migrants’

Sweden fails to cut number of ‘vulnerable EU migrants’

Second Swedish town moves to ban begging

Second Swedish town moves to ban begging

Police start enforcing Sweden’s first begging ban

Police start enforcing Sweden’s first begging ban

Six locked up for forcing Bulgarians to beg in Sweden

Six locked up for forcing Bulgarians to beg in Sweden

Sweden’s first begging ban comes into force

Sweden’s first begging ban comes into force

Eight charged with human trafficking for forcing Bulgarians to beg in Sweden

Eight charged with human trafficking for forcing Bulgarians to beg in Sweden

Swedish county board stops Eskilstuna begging permit

Swedish county board stops Eskilstuna begging permit

Amnesty investigates reports Stockholm police move beggars away from city centre

Amnesty investigates reports Stockholm police move beggars away from city centre

Sweden’s first begging ban overturned by court

Sweden’s first begging ban overturned by court

Swedish government wants new law to stop begging exploitation

Swedish government wants new law to stop begging exploitation

Swedish police bust international begging ring

Swedish police bust international begging ring

Sweden’s first begging ban overturned by county board

Sweden’s first begging ban overturned by county board

Podcast: “There’s no safe option in Catalonia now”

Podcast: “There’s no safe option in Catalonia now”

Human rights group appeals move to introduce Sweden’s first begging ban

Human rights group appeals move to introduce Sweden’s first begging ban

Skåne town moves closer to introducing Sweden’s first begging ban

Skåne town moves closer to introducing Sweden’s first begging ban

Majority of Stockholmers want to ban begging: survey

Majority of Stockholmers want to ban begging: survey

Sweden could ban begging after pressure from councils

Sweden could ban begging after pressure from councils

Guards ‘reject’ migrants from Eurovision fan zone

Guards ‘reject’ migrants from Eurovision fan zone

Police: ‘Beggars limit access for disabled’

Police: ‘Beggars limit access for disabled’

Half of Swedes support law banning begging

Half of Swedes support law banning begging

Swedish police Roma register ‘not illegal’

Swedish police Roma register ‘not illegal’

Sweden jails Bulgarians for begging ring

Sweden jails Bulgarians for begging ring

Swedes told to stop giving cash to beggars

Swedes told to stop giving cash to beggars

‘Our story is some kind of Disney fairytale’

‘Our story is some kind of Disney fairytale’

Massive Malmö migrant camp to be shut down

Massive Malmö migrant camp to be shut down

Moderates: ‘Grant local powers to ban begging’

Moderates: ‘Grant local powers to ban begging’

Swedish bus firm snubs anti-begging campaign

Swedish bus firm snubs anti-begging campaign

Stir over anti-begging ad for tourists in Stockholm

Stir over anti-begging ad for tourists in Stockholm

Swedish discrimination exposed in bus video

Swedish discrimination exposed in bus video

Begging ban rejected by Swedish government

Begging ban rejected by Swedish government

Nordic Roma beggars ‘not run’ by crime groups

Nordic Roma beggars ‘not run’ by crime groups

Sweden set to pen deal with Romania on welfare

Sweden set to pen deal with Romania on welfare

Stockholm beggars hit in firecracker attacks

Stockholm beggars hit in firecracker attacks

Swede raises thousands for beggars on Twitter

Swede raises thousands for beggars on Twitter

Swedes back ‘organized begging’ ban

Swedes back ‘organized begging’ ban

Begging ban push from Swedish opposition

Begging ban push from Swedish opposition

One in two Swedes want to ban begging: poll

One in two Swedes want to ban begging: poll

‘Street begging is not new to Sweden’

‘Street begging is not new to Sweden’

Meet northern Sweden’s frozen Roma beggars

Meet northern Sweden’s frozen Roma beggars

Skåne man caught stealing from beggar

Skåne man caught stealing from beggar

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Swedish ‘begging experiment’ goes viral

Beggar hit in exhaust fume ‘attack’

Beggar hit in exhaust fume ‘attack’

Gothenburg sends beggars home in droves

Gothenburg sends beggars home in droves

Swedish politician proposes ban on begging

Swedish politician proposes ban on begging

Malmö mayor slams Danish beggar ban

Malmö mayor slams Danish beggar ban

‘Make beggars choose Sweden’: Danish MP

‘Make beggars choose Sweden’: Danish MP

Beggar for a day: ‘Only children looked at me’

Beggar for a day: ‘Only children looked at me’

Boys, 10, ‘try to sell sex’ to morning commuters

Boys, 10, ‘try to sell sex’ to morning commuters

Romanian beggars cleared in court

Romanian beggars cleared in court

Romania backs Swedish begging ban

Romania backs Swedish begging ban

‘Romania must pay for beggars’: Liberals

‘Romania must pay for beggars’: Liberals

Swedish professor: Ban begging handouts

Swedish professor: Ban begging handouts

Sweden Democrats: Ban begging by foreigners

Sweden Democrats: Ban begging by foreigners

Swedish charity seeks to employ ‘beggars’

Swedish charity seeks to employ ‘beggars’

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Hairdresser jailed for defrauding 80-year-old