The opposition conservative Moderate Party wants to make it possible to confiscate the passports of Swedish citizens suspected of planning to travel abroad to make part in terrorist activities.
- Move to block terror travel abroad.
- Suspicious substance found during Malmö search.
Customs in Malmö are investigating a possibly poisonous substance, which sources tell Swedish Radio News may be cyanide.
- Has dropped by half.
Fewer and fewer students with foreign backgrounds are entering police academies in Sweden.
- Sweden below average in OECD education survey
Part of the decline in Sweden’s scores in international education surveys may be because immigrant students have a harder time here.
- Forestry companies attempt to prevent future fires.
Friday is exactly one year after an enormous forest fire broke out in Västmanland in central Sweden. And since the fire, forestry companies have changed several of their routines in an attempt to prevent future forest fires.
- New party leader interviewed at Stockholm Pride.
The new leader of the Christian Democrat Party, Ebba Busch Thor, says her party has reason for self-criticism on LGBT issues.
- After bombing of Kurdish PKK guerillas.
Against the background of Turkey’s air attacks on PKK guerillas in northern Iraq, more than one hundred people protested outside the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm Thursday afternoon.
- "There's no money for reorganization."
In the last 18 months, 300 Swedish police officers have left their jobs. When, at the beginning of this year, the police administration was collected together into one large organization there were big changes and sweeping reorganizations, and that seems likely to be the primary cause for the resignations.
- “Wish for more state directives”.
Two out of three Swedish municipalities fear their IT-security won’t be enough when welfare services are digitalized. This according to a survey done by the Swedish association for city networks, reports Swedish Radio News.
- “I don’t want to unnecessarily pay more”.
Knowledge of the electricity price has increased, and more Swedes are actively choosing their electricity plan. With a very low electricity price, many are looking over their plans, reports Swedish Radio News.
- "A huge success".
An increasing amount of Chinese tourists are visiting Sweden. The government wants Chinese tourism to Sweden to increase with 10 percent per year. But last year Gothenburg has performed even better than that, increasing their guest nights by 37 percent.
Thousands of people were without electricity for a short time in Gothenburg, due to lightning, reported media Tuesday evening.
- Cyrillic characters on the hull.
A sunken mini-submarine has been discovered in the waters off of Sweden's eastern coast, according to the online version of the tabloid Expressen.