The Turkish government is trying to track down supporters of the moderate Islamist Gülen movement, both at home and abroad after the attempted coup last week.
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- International law expert: Sweden should tell the Turkish Ambassador that this is not appropriate.(1:52 min)Might be considered spying on refugees.
- 'Not illegal.'
The Turkish ambassador to Sweden says it's "only natural" that Turkey would seek information about people living in Sweden who support the exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen, who the Turkish President has blamed for last week's attempted coup.
- 69 were killed on island.
Today is the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Norway.
- Sends message.
A Swedish former vice president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) says the decision to uphold the ban on Russia’s track and field athletes from the upcoming Olympics in Rio is fair.
- Next coalition meeting planned for Sweden.
As the conference on ISIS concludes today in Washington D.C., Sweden has agreed to increase its support in northern Iraq and host the next coalition meeting this fall.
- 'Blow to morale.'
Sweden is one of three countries criticised by the United Nations in an internal memo for evacuating its nationals who were serving as UN police in South Sudan without consulting the UN first, according to the AFP news agency which has seen the document.
- Due in court.
The coach of a junior football team taking part in an international tournament in Gothenburg has been arrested on suspicion of groping three teenage girls and his team has been sent home.
- In some municipalities.
Black trash bags are to be banned at several recycling centers around Sweden.
- Legal loophole.
Cocktail-flavoured ice lollies (or popsicles) containing 5 per cent alcohol are currently being sold legally in Swedish shops. Some 3600 people have signed a petition calling for an urgent change in the alcohol law to ban their sales.
- Further review needed.
Scandinavia's largest banking group, Nordea, has blocked 68 accounts after suspicions arose during an internal investigation of the bank’s procedures after the Panama Paper leaks.
- Restricts permanent residency.
Sweden’s tougher law on asylum seekers begins today, a month after it was approved by Parliament with a large majority.
- Experiencing issues.
It has now been one month since an agreement was reached to make it easier for asylum seekers in Sweden to open bank accounts, but the roll-out has not gone smoothly.
- Long running agreement.
Volvo is one of five truck manufacturers hit with the biggest ever cartel fine issued by the EU for colluding to keep prices of its vehicles artificially high.
- Swedish workforce unlikely to be spared from the cuts.
The Swedish telecommunications firm Ericsson is expected to have to layoff thousands more staff in its attempt to cut costs in the wake of weaker sales.
- A need to share existential thoughts.
A recent study shows that elderly people receiving care in their homes feel they do not get enough support from their carers when they have existential thoughts about life, death and ageing.