Ulf Bengtsson, one of Sweden's three national auditors, will leave his post after he was confronted with unpublished media reports about his contacts and actions while in office.
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- "New revelations" to be published.
- 14 percent clearance rate.
Following a total reorganization of the national police force, the department is posting a record number of unsolved cases compared to the past 16 years, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
- Now starting July 2017.
After widespread complaints, the Swedish government has agreed to postpone the introduction of a new compensation system for municipalities that take in unaccompanied migrant minors.
- Nurse compared breastfeeding to child abuse.
A Swedish mother faced being reported to social services for breastfeeding her two-year-old, but one expert says children should ideally be breastfed up to age five.
- Visiting October 31st.
A risk analysis ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Lund and Malmö in October shows significant challenges for Swedish police.
- Looked at plastics.
Around half of 160 plastic products that are commonly found in Swedish homes contain dangerous or hazardous substances, according to a new report from the Swedish Chemicals Agency.
If the UK leaves the EU as planned, then the European Medicines Agency will need to leave its current home of London. Sweden has shown interest in becoming the agency's new host, but so have other countries.
- Freeschool with Muslim profile.
The government will review the Schools Inspectorate’s decision to greenlight gender-segregated gym classes at a Stockholm school, Minister for Education Gustav Fridolin tells Radio Sweden.
- Forty more police officers.
A police operation aimed at combating gang wars has had a positive impact in Södertälje, a town long marred by violent conflicts between criminal networks.
- Minister Shekarabi: The current rules are not in line with the expectations of the Swedish people.(1:22 min)Both left and right politicians have profited.
The Swedish government is working to stop former ministers from getting both a government pension and profits from a company.
The 2,100 meter climb to the summit of Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak, is now safer thanks to the work of four Nepalese Sherpas.
- Unknown number of cases.
The Swedish Intelligence and Security Service (Säpo) have promised to alert the proper authorities if a child is taken with their parent to join the terrorist group the Islamic State.
- A suspected grenade attack kills a 8-year-old.
A researcher at Gothenburg University, Torbjörn Forkby, tells Radio Sweden what the reasons are behind gang criminality in Sweden's second city of Gothenburg.