Our coverage of news about Sweden
The Swedish Parliament voted by a large majority to tighten its asylum policy.
- Criminal charges dropped.
All five accused of taking part in the collapse of Sweden's HQ Bank have been found innocent.
- Owns both GP news and familjeliv.se.
Management of one of Sweden's largest media groups, Stampen, has decided to sell one of its subsidiaries as part of its restructuring to reduce debt, according to their press release.
After tying Ireland in what looked to be Sweden's easiest match in the group stage, the national football team faces top-tier opponent Italy in Toulouse. Kick-off at 3 PM.
- Public health.
Swedish food and retail stores are discussing whether they should stop displaying sweets beside check-out counters in response to a plea for help from the health minister.
- Brown coal demonstration.
Four activists were arrested, two on suspicion of attacking guards, outside the Rosenbad government building in Sweden. Witnesses say they were part of a demonstration against the planned sale of brown coal mines in Germany.
- Sergels Torg.
As many as two thousand gathered at Sergels Torg in central Stockholm Tuesday evening to honor the 49 victims of the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
- Thousands have to change plans.
Scandinavian Airline pilots customers stranded at Arlanda Airport struggled to find alternative routes to their destinations or sympathy for the labor dispute.
- Radio Sweden reports from the island where Swedish, British and American marines are training(8:01 min)BALTOPS.
Swedish marines are working with their Nato counterparts in a major Baltic exercise, and the Nato commander says he doesn't see how even actual Nato membership could bring the Swedes closer.
- Tens of thousands affected.
The pilot union and the airline SAS have returned to the negotiating table, to try to end the strike that so far has affected 100,000 passengers, the tabloid Aftonbladet reports.
- First-of-its-kind case.
The Västmanland District Court ruled in favor of of an American woman who sued a Swedish university for the tuition she had paid because the quality of the program she was attending was so poor.
- Compulsory care homes.
Children as young as nine are put in isolation at care homes for children with psychosocial problems, according to Swedish Radio. "Very upsetting," says the Children's Ombudsman.
- Euro 2016.
Off duty policeman Kjell Hellström was in tears at Arlanda before he found an alternative route. Among those affected by the strike among SAS pilots are Swedes trying to get to Sweden's first game in the Euro 2016.
How does assistance to asylum seekers differ for adults and for those determined to be children? Swedish Radio News has compared the two.