Sweden's Foreign Ministry is seeking to settle some widespread claims that have been made about Sweden in a webpage it launched on Thursday.
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- Website about migration and crime.
- 'Security in a new era'.
Sweden's governing party, the Social Democrats, laid out its political agenda on Friday ahead of the party's conference in April with a focus on adding more jobs, increasing public safety and establishing a "responsible immigration policy".
- Themes of hope and humanity.
"Disguised God" is Swedish poetry set to music and its latest performance at Stockholm's Folkoperan offers viewers a new twist.
- From 2008-2014.
New areal images show glaciers along Sweden's eastern border are shrinking with some melting at a surprising clip.
- American newspaper.
Jimmie Åkesson and Mattias Karlsson, the leading figures in the Sweden Democrat party, have written an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, in which they say Donald Trump is right in what he said about immigration and crime in Sweden.
- Looking to recruit a new team.
Ingemar Hansson, head of Sweden's Tax Agency, was fired Thursday by Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson, a decision she said had been in the works for some time.
- Company oversights.
High-skilled tech industry workers are in short supply in Sweden, and Stockholm's start-up scene relies on international talent. But these sought-after workers fear being deported because of the Migration Agency's strict interpretation of the rules for work permits.
- Filmmaker: Everybody running for cover.
A YouTube documentary from Sweden by an American filmmaker that directly linked immigrants to violent crime was unethically edited and driven by the filmmaker's agenda, said two cameramen involved in the project.
- 'It was a mistake to come.'
Efforts to curb newly arrived immigrants and asylum seekers from settling in Hultsfred municipality have yet to stop people from coming, reports Swedish Radio.
- Urged people to send money.
A court in Malmö has sentenced a 34-year-old man to six months prison for trying to raise money to finance terrorism, Swedish Radio reports.
- Investigative programme.
The head of Sweden's Tax Agency attempted to help a friend negotiate away a bill from an architectural firm, reports Swedish Television.
- Great Swedish chefs.
Sweden still awaits its first Michelin three-starred restaurant but for brothers Ebb and Mats Vollmer, becoming Malmö's first two-starred restaurant is reason to celebrate.
- Discrimination and asylum.
Sweden is once again criticized by Amnesty International for its treatment of Romani and Sami peoples and its tightening of its asylum laws.
- Slow down.
Wet snow in central and northern Sweden has triggered traffic accidents Wednesday morning, especially in urban areas.
- Rinkeby unrest.
Home affairs minister Anders Ygeman says he is supporting the police who are intervening in the suburbs, and that it will lead to safer places for people to live in.
- Residents react.
Many people in Rinkeby were upset and devastated by the destruction following the turmoil in the suburb on Monday evening.