The Svea Court of Appeals has ruled that Uppsala County Council must pay damages to the family of a dying hospital patient who was filmed in a TV reality program.
- Died two days after filming for reality TV show
- Agency calls for government review.
The National Agency for Education says there are ambiguities in Swedish law covering which children of EU citizens are allowed to go to school here. There’s a risk, the agency says, that children in Sweden for a short period are denied access to education.
- End of August next year.
The Swedish west coast port of Gothenburg announced Wednesday that next year it will be putting on qualifying races for the 2017 America’s Cup. The home of the Swedish America’s Cup team Artemis Racing, Gothenburg will host the warm-up on the weekend of August 28-30.
- Foreign-born graduates
The gap in employment rates between university educated foreign-born workers and their Swedish-born counterparts has narrowed, Swedish Radio News Reports.
- Tried to steal toilet paper from the public library.
Alarms go off at the public library in Skara if anyone tries to remove a book without checking it out, thanks to embedded chips. But now the system has caught someone trying to steal toilet paper.
- Flights delayed
Thick fog has led to severe delays to flights in and out of Stockholm Bromma Airport.
- Privacy fears
A ruling by Sweden's Supreme Administrative Court has sparked fears over foreign companies' access to Swedish citizens' personal data, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Agressive tax planning
A Swedish Television documentary is to allege that the construction and maintenance contracts for the New Karolinska Solna University Hospital in Stockholm are the subject of aggressive tax planning, depriving the Swedish tax authorities of substantial sums of money.
- Stockholm shooting
Police have yet to make any arrests following the fatal shooting of a 32 year-old in the Sollentuna district of Stockholm on Wednesday evening, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Spotify results
Swedish music streaming service, Spotify, has reported a 74 per cent increase in revenues for 2013 to around USD 932 million, Swedish news agency TT reports.
- Praised Carl Bildt.
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström placed flowers at a memorial on Independence Square in central Kiev Tuesday, promising that the new Swedish government would continue to support Ukraine.
- Suffering from exhaustion.
Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson's sick leave has been extended until the end of January, news agency TT reports.