Prison officers gave four deportees forced sedative injections, reports a Swedish Radio investigation found.
- Swedish Radio Kaliber reports.
- Nations to lower emissions by 40 percent, not 50.
After intense negotiations Thursday night EU leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions by 40 percent of 1990 levels by the year 2030.
- Continuing higher level of operations in Baltic.
The military announced that they would end the hunt in the Stockholm archipelago and said they had “likely” detected a foreign intelligence operation underwater, in the form of at least one smaller underwater craft.
- No connection with archipelago operation.
Swedish jets were scrambled on Tuesday to intercept a Russian spy plane which had flown first towards Denmark and then up towards Sweden.
- Previous government's policy won through.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven lost a vote in parliament's EU affairs committee Wednesday, about which climate change targets he should push for in up-coming European Union negotiations, news agency TT reports.
- Service has noted 90 people of interest.
The Swedish Police security and intelligence unit Säpo has increased its estimate of the number of Swedish citizens who have travelled to the Middle East to fight with jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq, and other countries.
- 22 oktober kl 11:35
Ekot reporter My Rohwedder on the military archipelago search
Out since earlier this morning, Swedish Radio News reporter My Rohwedder gives Radio Sweden an update on what`s happening with the naval search of Stockholm` archipelago. Reporter: Frank Radosevich.Military continues to receive reports.
The Swedish military continued its search for a possible submarine intruder over the night and into its sixth day in the Stockholm archipelago and said it would not reduce its efforts to investigate numerous reports from civilians of underwater movements in the area.
"It could have ended in disaster, now they're focusing on preventing attacks from people returning from Syria and Iraq"(5:44 min)22 oktober kl 13:31
Magnus Ranstorp on Swedish terrorism
The investigation into a suicide bombing in Stockholm in 2010, in which only the bomber was killed, will be closed down, deputy chief prosecutor Agnetha Hilding Qvarnström told a press conference Wednesday morning.No further evidence of help for 2010 suicide bomber.
The investigation into a suicide bombing in Stockholm in 2010, in which only the bomber was killed, will be closed down, deputy chief prosecutor Agnetha Hilding Qvarnström told a press conference Wednesday morning.
- General: may use weapons if necessary.
The Swedish military said Tuesday it is weeding through hundreds of reports about suspicious activity in the Stockholm archipelago and that it would not rule out the use of force if it came into contact with a foreign vessel.
- Polish politician promises to join.
After the defection of a Lithuanian group member and facing collapse last week, the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats MEP group in the European Parliament was resurrected after a conservative Polish politician decided to join.
- Accounter holders asked about personal finances.
All Swedish bank customers will soon be required to prove that they do not owe taxes in the United States according to a new agreement between the countries, and some critics claim it may break EU rules.
- 20 oktober kl 22:31
Swedish board game designers take their games to the world`s largest board game convention, Essen Spiel in Germany. Over the past decade, the world of tabletop, analog board games has been experiencing a renaissance. Millions of people of all ages across the globe are choosing to set aside their digital devices and screens to sit across from friends at a table to play games like Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne, two games from Germany that helped spark the movement. These games are far from the Monopolies of days past, with complex strategy and immersive narrative experiences. Germany has been at the forefront of a board game Golden Age, and this is no more apparent than at the Essen Spiel board game convention, over one weekend in October in the small town of Essen, in western Germany. But it is not all about playing and buying hot new releases. Many budding designers travel to Essen hoping to find a company willing to publish and distribute their games. Sweden is known for its coBoard game fair has 150,000 visitors.
Swedish board game designers take their games to the world's largest board game convention, Essen Spiel in Germany.
- Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg.
Sweden’s new foreign minister Margot Wallström discussed her government’s plans to recognize Palestine as an independent state when she met her EU colleagues in Luxembourg Monday.
- Discussion of the underwater hunt.
On Monday Stefan Löfven made his first official visit abroad since becoming Swedish Prime Minister, in the neighboring Finnish capital Helsinki.