Aid agencies and human rights activists have expressed outrage over recent government statements that take a tougher tone against street begging and illegal settlements. They say it makes life even harder for thousands of Roma living in Sweden.
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- Feel it sends wrong signals.
- Gov plans to sell artillery.
The Liberal People's Party says that the Swedish military should keep 24 Archer Artillery Systems - modern-day canons - that it intends to sell because, according to party leader Jan Björklund, Sweden needs them to strengthen its defense.
- Costs for housing minors.
As the government scrambles to find housing for a record number of asylum seerkers, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven voiced sharp criticism of the private companies that profit on the refugee crisis in an interview published Sunday morning.
- 19 feared dead.
After a night of violent storms and flooding in the French Riviera, which emergency services said had left at least 19 people dead, several Swedes testified about the pandemonium they had witnessed during the night.
- Police identified some 30.
This year the Swedish police have identified some 30 criminal leagues that travel the country and steal from the elderly, and now police are targeting the criminals' profits in order to stop them.