Sweden's authorities needs to strike an agreement with social media companies to allow them to contact citizens in a national crisis, the head of cybersecurity at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has told Radio Sweden.
- New Alliance.
- Replacement papers.
Sweden's schools agency has said headmasters can give pupils an emergency replacement National Test on Friday, after questions were found circulating on social media platform Snapchat.
- Trial in Uppsala.
Three young men went on trial in Sweden today, accused of carrying out a gang rape and apparently broadcasting it live on social media.
- 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.
- Annual report for 2016.
IT attacks carried out by foreign powers are increasing and becoming more advanced, according to a new report from Sweden’s National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA).
- Rumours and disinformation.
News stories in foreign media portraying Sweden in a bad light peaked about a year ago, when many refugees were coming to Europe. But the Swedish Institute is unsure whether it has had a lasting effect on the image of Sweden abroad.
- Could be sent to prison.
A Swedish TV reporter and two colleagues went on trial, Thursday, for people smuggling, after helping a young Syrian refugee get to Sweden from Greece.
- Police calling for evidence.
All three men suspected of a rape broadcast live on Facebook have been ordered held in custody, after a court hearing on Wednesday.
- Song, hair and makeup, and photography.
Four Oscar nominations for Sweden were announced on Tuesday, including two linked to the film "A man called Ove."
- Police carried out house search.
The former CEO of tech company Fingerprint Cards is in police custody suspected of economic crimes.
- Since Saturday.
Staff at Stockholm’s maternity wards are unable to access patient records, and a midwife says this puts mothers and babies at risk.
- Targeted ads.
Major IT companies, including Google and Facebook, are stepping up their efforts to prevent the spreading of extremist propaganda.
- Limited storage allowed for fighting crime.
The EU’s Court of Justice has ruled that Sweden cannot force telecoms operators and Internet service providers to routinely store data on what their customers do online and whom they call.
- Vinter i P1 radio show.
Sommar i P1 is one of Sweden’s biggest radio shows and now its wintertime equivalent begins this week.
- Following the attempted coup.
One of those who have come to Sweden from Turkey to apply for asylum is the Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt.