Sweden’s Prime Minister said he had raised human rights, women’s rights and the death penalty with Saudi Arabia’s leaders on his visit to the country.
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- Relationship now stable.
- Surgery successful.
Swedish photographer Paul Hansen has thanked the manufacturers of the protective equipment that saved his life after he was shot twice while covering the assault on the Iraqi city of Mosul.
- Due to end Nov. 12.
European Union leaders are open to allowing Sweden and other countries to extend their border checks for another six months, news agency TT reports.
- Sweden takes seat 2017-2018.
For the hundreds of Swedish soldiers serving in UN missions, cutting bureaucracy would be the best outcome of this Nordic nation holding a Security Council Seat, says a veteran of the Mali force.
- Ancient religious divide.
As Iraqi forces fight to retake control of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, an age old division between Iraqi-born Swedes can still be felt here.
- Negative industry trends have "accelerated".
Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson said weaker global sales in the third quarter had made for a particularly rough 3 months.
- Dialogue has started.
Saturday marks one year since a masked man attacked the Kronan School in Trollhättan with a sword, killing three people, and school officials say that steps still need to be taken to ensure a safer environment in the classrooms.
- Pharmacist, architect, engineer and others.
Some 20 Swedish universities or university-colleges are adding more spots for foreign-born students to receive the supplemental training needed to put their skills to use here.
- I'm Alive.
When tens of thousands of refugees started arriving in Sweden last year, many carried with them a smart phone. The device was a vital resource and a new exhibit at the National Museum of Science and Technology looks at how it shaped the journeys of migrants to Europe.
- Ethical framework presented today.
The state watchdog for medical ethics says it is acceptable to carry our age tests on young asylum seekers, as long as certain important factors are taken into consideration.
- Will visit Iran next year.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will travel to Saudi Arabia this weekend for an official visit.
- May be moved to another part of Sweden.
As the number of people seeking asylum in Sweden is falling, the Migration Agency is ending many temporary housing contracts, and this means disruption for children and families.
- Poor quality of housing criticised.
Tax money that should have been spent on food and housing for asylum seekers has been used to cover losses in spa and playground resorts, reveals a report seen by Swedish Radio.
- Many tip-offs come from the general public.
Swedish prosecutors are expecting to deal with more people suspected of crimes abroad in the near future, as coalition forces move in on the city of Mosul, held by the so-called Islamic State.
- Rent out a room.
Stockholm City Council is asking people in the capital to open their homes and rent out a room or a flat to a newly arrived immigrant.
- Swedish workers' pay and conditions set by collective bargaining.
The blue-collar LO labour unions have agreed on a common platform for the upcoming negotiations with employers, after splits last year rocked the 1.5 million-strong federation.