Efforts to curb newly arrived immigrants and asylum seekers from settling in Hultsfred municipality have yet to stop people from coming, reports Swedish Radio.
- 'It was a mistake to come.'
- 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.
- 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.
- 'Stockholm Syndrome'.
Swedish police featured in a report aired by American broadcaster Fox News claimed they were misinformed about the reports' aim by its host.
- Trump's comments.
Olle Wästberg, a former Swedish diplomat to the US, says that Trump's comments come merely on top of a change in the image of Sweden, that started a few years ago.
- Letter to Justice Ministry.
Music streaming service Spotify is in an uproar about staff members facing possible deportation on technicalities involving their work contracts.
- 'Look at what's happening last night'.
Swedes were left scratching their heads over the weekend after US President Donald Trump suggested, erroneously, that a possible terrorist attack struck the country on Friday.
- 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.
- So-called no-go zone.
Hallunda, south of Stockholm, is one of the areas defined by police as "particularly vulnerable." Here, people generally seem to take the talk of 'no-go zones' in their stride.
- Vulnerable areas.
When the police authority a few years ago identified over 50 areas that needed prioritising, it was turned into a story about 'no-go zones' in Sweden. There is no such thing, says local police chief Erik Åkerlund.
- On-going investigation.
A police officer in Örebro has come under fire for posting a Facebook update linking crimes committed by immigrants to what he describes as a collapse of the Swedish welfare system. He has now been reported to the police by his own superiors.
- 2016 figures.
Last year 92 arson attacks took place against existing or planned asylum housing across Sweden, figures from the police show.
Many immigrant children in Sweden become interpreters for their parents in places such as hospitals, a recent Swedish Radio documentary revealed. Now, the National Health and Welfare Board criticises the healthcare sector.
- Poor coordination.
The government and a number of authorities are criticised by the National Audit Office for the way they handled the refugee influx to Sweden in the autumn 2015.
- Critiqued by rights groups.
European Union leaders will provide money, training, equipment and other support to Libya in an effort to prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean in hopes of reaching Europe.