The prime minister says that the riots in the suburb of Husby were started by a core of “angry young men who think they can change society with violence.” He says that this is not part of exercising free speech in Sweden.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon Fredrik Reinfeldt said that the unrest could well continue, and that everyone has to help to calm the situation, and give the residents back their local area.
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Ericsson is closing a its factory in the northern city of Hudiksvall and has warned 318 staff that they will lose their jobs. The telecoms giant says it is going to stop making telephone lines, since there is now more demand for fiberglass cables.
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Starting in 2017 some of the Stockholm underground Metro will have driverless trains, reports news agency TT. On Tuesday the local transport authority decided to buy 48 new trains SEK 5.1 billion.
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Nearly a decade has passed since children who were born with the help of sperm donors were given the right to find out who their biological fathers are. But, statistics reveal that only nine people have sought out this information.
Read more Rare for kids of sperm donors to seek out dads
The government wants automaker Saab's former CEO Jan-Åke Jonsson to take a timeout from his role as board member with the state-owned energy company Vattenfall, the finance ministry tells news agency TT.
Jonsson was questioned yesterday on suspicion of tax evasion along with Saab's former head of legal affairs, Kristina Geers, and Karl G Lindström, Saab's former head of finance. They were released from custody on Tuesday afternoon.
Read more Timeout demanded for released tax crime suspect