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.

Swedish county board stops Eskilstuna begging permit

Swedish county board stops Eskilstuna begging permit

Swedish city votes in favour of permit requirement for beggars

Swedish city votes in favour of permit requirement for beggars

Man jailed over stolen truck rampage

Man jailed over stolen truck rampage

Stolen truck rams vehicles in central Swedish town

Stolen truck rams vehicles in central Swedish town

Mensa sees record membership application boost after hotel ‘booze-up’

Mensa sees record membership application boost after hotel ‘booze-up’

Boys, 11 and 12, tried to rob victims at knifepoint

Boys, 11 and 12, tried to rob victims at knifepoint

Police drop Swedish mosque blaze probe

Police drop Swedish mosque blaze probe

Report deep fryer started mosque fire

Report deep fryer started mosque fire

No breakthrough for police after mosque fire

No breakthrough for police after mosque fire

Swedes rally against mosque arson attack

Swedes rally against mosque arson attack

Five hurt in mosque arson attack

Five hurt in mosque arson attack

Alligator missing after new Swedish zoo escape

Alligator missing after new Swedish zoo escape

Gang leader shot dead outside health clinic

Gang leader shot dead outside health clinic

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Swedish police leave bleeding teen in the lurch

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Rocks crash through summerhouse roof

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Volvo men face theft trial

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Old man murdered on his doorstep

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Man admits killing neighbour

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Poolside sex blow for Christian Democrat

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‘No leads’ after Eskilstuna attempted rape

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Girl wakes up three weeks after balcony ‘fall’

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Suicide suspected as car rams police station

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Two young men die in car crash

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Veteran wrestler thwarts armed robber

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Man sentenced to life in prison for axe murder

Rare white tigress dies following attack in Swedish zoo

Rare white tigress dies following attack in Swedish zoo

Young man arrested over school threat

Young man arrested over school threat

Arson suspected in hotel inferno

Arson suspected in hotel inferno

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Suspect denies involvement in Eskilstuna hotel fire

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Activists jailed for weapons sabotage

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Infant taken from foster home

‘Miracle’ gibbon birth at Swedish zoo

‘Miracle’ gibbon birth at Swedish zoo

Zoo antelope may have starved to death

Zoo antelope may have starved to death

Swedish zoo rejoices over rare anteater birth

Swedish zoo rejoices over rare anteater birth

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Swedish teen held for man’s fatal beating

100-year-old driver blames crash on faulty hearing aid

100-year-old driver blames crash on faulty hearing aid

Doctor charged with raping patients

Doctor charged with raping patients

Zoo welcomes Sweden’s first jaguars

Zoo welcomes Sweden’s first jaguars

Doctor jailed for sexually molesting patients

Doctor jailed for sexually molesting patients

Swedish teen caught in Obama Twitter crossfire

Swedish teen caught in Obama Twitter crossfire

Two shot in third night of Eskilstuna violence

Two shot in third night of Eskilstuna violence

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Organized crime spreads to small Swedish towns

Swedish zoo in animal killing ‘cover-up’

Swedish zoo in animal killing ‘cover-up’

Zookeeper suspended in dead animal scandal

Zookeeper suspended in dead animal scandal

Swedish zoo celebrates geriatric gibbon birth

Swedish zoo celebrates geriatric gibbon birth

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Man arrested for murder in Eskilstuna