It might be December 1 with snow on the ground in some areas of the country but residents in the central town of Örebro are being asked to save water.
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- River Svartån.
A fortnight after exhuming the body of a man whose wife is a suspect in the death of her father, the prosecution office in Västerås announced that the woman is now accused of murdering her late husband.
- Coming alone to SwedenGood start.
17-year-old Timor Sultani has had a good start in Sweden, thanks to a special friendship with one of the first people he met in the country.
- Coming alone to SwedenDesperate situation.
Amir came to Sweden as an unaccompanied minor. When his asylum application was rejected a third time, he became homeless. But going back to Afghanistan is not an option, he says.
- Coming alone to Sweden1 av 4Looking to the future, Mohammad wants to keep studying as long as he can. Credit: Massood Qiam/Sveriges Radio2 av 4Mohammad cooks his own food, and does the shopping and the cleaning. Credit: Massood Qiam/Sveriges Radio3 av 4Part of our ongoing series.
After being granted asylum, life can be tough if you are an unaccompanied minor in Sweden, says teenager Mohammad Rezaie, who misses his family.
- Coming alone to SwedenFrom Afghanistan.
Most of the unaccompanied minors who apply for refugee status in Sweden are boys, but last year 3,000 girls came to Sweden without their parents. Teenager Atefeh is one of them.
- County councils to remain.
The government’s plan to divide Sweden into bigger administrative regions than the current county councils has collapsed after the Christian Democrats and the Centre Party abandoned negotiations on Thursday afternoon
- Coming alone to SwedenFoster family.
Some of the unaccompanied minors in Sweden are staying with people in their homes. 17-year-old Fida Hossein from Afghanistan is staying with a family that originally comes from Somalia.
- Including online hate.
The government on Wednesday presented a national strategy to combat racism and similar forms of hostility and hate crimes.
- Two cases.
Bird flu has broken out at two places in southern Sweden, analysts at the National Veterinary Institute (SVA) report.
- Coming alone to Sweden1 av 8Sohail's team is training indoors now that it is winter. He would love to take part, but injured his knee when playing in the summer. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR2 av 8The long light summers are beautiful in Krokom, but it helps to have an extra blind if you want to sleep, says Sohail Pirooz.4 av 8When the snow is on the ground outside, you can practice in a golf simulator. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR5 av 8Sohail is cooking his own food. "My parents would be surprised," he says. Credit: Ulla Engberg/SR6 av 8Sohail and his legal guardian Katarina Lindgren usually meet a couple a time per week, to sort out practical stuff, but also to play golf together. Credit: Ulla engberg/SR7 av 8Part of a longer series.
Sohail Pirooz is 15 and lives in the northern town of Krokom. He is good at maths and football. He thinks his parents would be impressed if they knew that he can cook - and that he has learnt a new language: Swedish.
- Lower rate of prosecutions
Swedish police results are worse than ever, with none of the seven police regions reaching the goal of improved criminal investigation results in 2016, writes newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
- Worked at Sweden's biggest private health firm.
A dentist in western Sweden continued to treat patients even though managers knew he had a substance abuse problem. More than a hundred patients reported him for injuries and malpractice.
A 33-year-old man who is suspected of conspiracy to commit terrorist offenses has been released, while the investigation continues.