The Swedish Migration Agency has informed 16,000 asylum seekers that they must move from their temporary accommodation.
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- A total 183 residences.
- Paris-style attack less likely.
The biggest potential terrorist threat Sweden faces in 2017 is from individuals who sympathize with violent Islamist extremism, according to a report by Sweden's National Centre for Terrorist Threat Assessment (NCT).
- After Chelsea Manning’s release.
Following President Obama's decision to grant whistleblower Chelsea Manning early release, WikiLeaks-founder Julian Assange is hoping the US will close its investigation into his website's release of thousands of secret diplomatic cables and other classified information.
- Unauthorised treatment on terminal patients.
The Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital conducted research on patients without proper permission between 2011 and 2016, newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reports.
- Brexit negotiations.
Sweden's minister for finance, Magdalena Andersson, believes a "hard Brexit" could have a negative impact on the Swedish economy and she said that turning the UK into a tax haven is “against the Brits’ own interests”.
- Beyond 16 years old.
The four opposition parties want to extend the compulsory schooling requirement for new arrivals to Sweden past 16 years old and to invest in new teaching positions in deprived areas.
- Wants Brexit negotiations to start.
Sweden's minister for EU affairs and trade has met with British ministers and Swedes in London to discuss the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU. She told Radio Sweden that Swedes living in the UK are experiencing xenophobia.
- Warns of "Orwellian" measures.
Amnesty International has warned that anti-terror laws have led to fundamental human-rights infringements in Europe and that religious and ethnic minorities are particularly affected.
- Selected by radio listener vote.
Olympic silver medalist and show jumper, Peder Fredricson, is the winner of this year’s Jerring Prize for the best sport achievement of 2016.
- Shot to death.
Hundreds of people gathered outside Malmö's town hall today to honor the 16-year-old boy who was shot dead in the city's suburb Rosengård last week.
- Documentary and feature film.
The period in Malmö when serial killer Peter Mangs targeted people because they looked foreign is the backdrop for a documentary and for a feature film that are both due to hit the big screen this spring.
- SEB and Atlas Copco.
Annika Falkengren, president and CEO of the SEB bank, announced today that she will be leaving her post and Ronnie Leten, CEO of the Swedish industrial company Atlas Copco, is also stepping down.
- Trade and business focus.
Sweden's Social Democrat prime minister Stefan Löfven has accepted an invitation from President Hassan Rouhani to visit Iran in February, the government announced Monday.
- Would have set 40 percent minimum.
The Alliance parties along with the Sweden Democrats have stopped a bill on gender quotas for company boards from reaching the floor of parliament for a vote.
- Police chief called to meet minister.
New figures from Swedish police show that the number of completed investigations dropped by ten percent in 2016.
- Several shootings this month.
A teenage boy was shot at a bus stop in the Rosengård neighborhood of Malmö on Thursday evening.