Neo-Nazi group the Nordic Resistance Movement has had an increase in Swedish members, a new study suggests.
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- Fewer than 200 activists.
- Majority in Malmö.
The number of people facing prosecution for people smuggling has been increasing, with more border controls leading to more discoveries.
- One in four.
More than a quarter of doctoral students in Sweden say that their work has been used without credit, according to a survey by the Swedish Higher Education Authority.
- Affects asylum applicants.
The Migration Agency said on Thursday that the security situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated in the past two years and it would be taking that into account when assessing asylum applications.
- Difficulty finding proof.
The police and Security Service have yet to use a law which was introduced in 2014 to stop people funding terrorism from Sweden, Dagens Nyheter newspaper has reported.
- Collapsed lung.
A team of Swedish doctors flew to Ethiopia to carry out an operation on jailed Swedish surgeon Fikru Maru, Swedish Television has reported.
- Contract theory.
Just days before the Nobel Laurates receive their awards, Radio Sweden spoke to Oliver Hart, one of this year's winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
- Claims he is innocent.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has publicly released his responses to Swedish prosecutors investigating him on a rape charge.
- Challenging times.
The Swedish jobs market is developing strongly but there is an increasing labour shortage and it is crucial to get immigrants working, according to the Employment Agency’s latest forecast.
- New proposals.
The police would be allowed to conduct a search of an asylum seeker and their home to try to find "hidden" identity documents under new proposals submitted to the government to try to remove more rejected asylum seekers from the country.
- Black ice.
Motorists are being warned about icy roads in large parts of southern and central Sweden on Wednesday morning.
- Pisa scores.
Swedish 15-year-olds have shown significant improvement in mathematics and reading after years of decline, results from the OECD’s influential educational tests show.
- No bearing on grades.
While Sweden’s improvement in the latest round of the OECD’s educational tests has generally been met with relief, Radio Sweden spoke to one academic who questioned why the results had come to be seen as so important.
The proportion of Swedes against the country’s EU membership has declined to its lowest level since November 2010, according to figures released by Statistics Sweden on Tuesday.
Henrik Stenson became the second golfer after Annika Sörenstam to win one of the most prestigious prizes in Swedish sport, Svenska Dagbladet's Bragdguldet, on Tuesday.