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.
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- Costs for housing minors.
- 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.
- "Need to use evacuation locations."
After 24,000 people applied for asylum in Sweden during September, more than double the number that did in August, the Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson and Director-General of the Swedish Migration Agency, Anders Danielsson spoke with the press Saturday night in Malmö about how the country could find housing for the refugees while their asylum applications were processed.
- Unable to pass two borders.
Three Swedish children and their father are stuck in Gaza unable to travel back to Sweden despite their having Swedish passports and help from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
- Rebuilding meters too expensive.
The scheduled release of new coins next fall, which are of a different size than those currently in circulation, is forcing parking companies and municipalities to consider rebuilding or replacing meters at great cost.