With more refugees coming to Sweden, the Swedish police intelligence service Säpo has increased co-operation with the Migration Agency to try to detect any suspected terrorists or spies among those who come here, news agency TT reports.
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- Potential risk.
- Welcomes new laws.
At present 125 Swedish citizens are in Iraq and Syria in order to fight for terror groups, according to information from the Swedish Security Service (Säpo).
- More than 24,000 asylum seekers in September.
The number of refugees arriving in Sweden keeps growing and, three months before the end of the year, the government has admitted the budget for 2015 will be insufficient.
- Humanitarian claims.
Alarm is growing over the increasing number of arrests of suspected smugglers caught trying to cross the Öresund bridge from Denmark with asylum seekers in their vehicles.
- 'Hela Sverige skramlar'.
Tonight, about 50 of Sweden's musical acts, from Seinabo Sey to Jill Johnson and Bo Kaspers Orkester, are going to perform at a big venue in Stockholm to raise money to help refugees.
- "Obviously offensive."
The Swedish Broadcasting Commission (Granskningsnämnden för radio och tv) ruled on Monday that a question posed during a Swedish Radio segment this winter was offensive to Jews.
- Sign language for the hearing impaired at Stockholm Central Station.
Over the past few weeks hundreds of refugees have been arriving at Stockholm’s Central Station, where they’ve received help from the authorities, and especially from the many volunteers welcoming them. That includes helping refugees with special needs.
- No more dreams of reporting.
A Palestinian boy, who went viral online with photo of him dressed-up as a journalist wearing a helmet a "flak jacket" made from a garbage bag, met up with the Swedish Radio News correspondent who made him famous in Gaza one year later.
- "Malmö needs 300 more beds by the weekend".
More than 1300 unaccompanied minors have applied for asylum in Sweden during the week gone by. In Malmö some of the children had to sleep in gym halls Thursday night.
- One thousand asylum seekers a day to Sweden
In a special parliamentary debate on asylum seekers called by the Left Party, the government on Friday proposed a number of measures to deal with the refugee situation in Sweden, with the housing of ayslum seekers to be addressed as a matter of urgency.
A number of Palestinian asylum seekers who went on a hunger strike demanding the right to stay in Sweden have been granted asylum, news agency TT reports.
- Binding quotas.
The European Union's heads of government gather this evening in an extraordinary meeting to discuss the decision approved by their interior ministers yesterday.
- Police have "limited possibilities" to keep foreigners.
Refugees arriving in the Danish towns of Rödby and Padborg have received the go-ahead to continue on to Sweden as long as they show their IDs, Danish TV2 reports.
- European Representative of the Rojava Cantons.
Sinem Mohammed, a representative from Kurdish regions within Syria, says the focus should be on ending the conflict and supporting locals, rather than on pushing for open borders in Europe.