Provocateur and Swedish street artist Dan Park had his sentence reduced from 10 to 5 months in prison for his crimes of incitement to racial hatred.
- Appeals court cuts sentence to 5 months.
- 208 shootings in Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm.
Despite increased policing, gun violence continues on the streets of Sweden's three largest cities, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Assange fled to the embassy to avoid extradition.
The British authorities say they have nothing against a Swedish prosecutor coming to London to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is being sought on sexual assault allegations here and has taken refuge inside an embassy in London. But the prosecutor says she has no plans to do so.
- Found in a taxi.
Police in Jönköping say they have taken into custody two minors for murder and attempted murder. This follows a shooting Monday night in which one man died and another was wounded.
- To spend two hours a day with other people.
After criticism from the UN Committee against Torture, the Swedish Prison and Probation Service has started a project to reduce the amount of time young inmates spend alone, according to Swedish Radio News.
- Hotel staff in the North trained to recognize the signs.
With the help of tips from hotel staff in northern Sweden, police there are now hoping to catch sex buyers in the act, according to Swedish Radio P4 Norrbotten.
- Number of fatalities still high.
The street price in Sweden of heroin and amphetamines has more than halved over the last twenty years, according to the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs, CAN.
- Forty taken into custody.
Gangs of football hooligans clashed in Gothenburg Saturday night, with around 40 being taken into police custody, newspaper Göteborgs Posten reports.
- Swedish Radio Kaliber reports.
Prison officers gave four deportees forced sedative injections, reports a Swedish Radio investigation found.