The four centre-right government parties launched new election pledges Thursday to tighten Swedish rape law and to raise minimum prison sentences for violent crimes.
- New election promise.
- Had 20kg of illegal drugs.
Four men have been sentenced to prison for growing cannabis.
- Court decision.
Several of Sweden's largest phone and internet operators have still not re-started storing customers' phone and web records, despite a demand from the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority that they do so.
- Terror groups.
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has said he is willing to look at new legislation against Swedish citizens who travel abroad to fight for Isis and other terror organisations.
- New initiative.
It should be easier for victims of violent crime to get a new identity, according to a government proposal.
Two men armed with axes attacked children in a school playground. One person survived an axe blow when the blade hit a rucksack.
- (2:32 min)22 augusti kl 20:51
The lawyer of a gallerist convicted of hate crime after displaying offensive works by street artist Dan Park says the verdict contravenes freedom of expression. Malmö street artist Dan Park and gallery owner Henrik Rönnquist have been convicted of incitement to racial hatred. Park was sentenced to six months in prison. Rönnquist was placed on probation and fined. Reporter: Vincent Cavalier.Artist faces prison, gallerist is fined.
The lawyer of a gallerist convicted of hate crime after displaying offensive works by street artist Dan Park says the verdict contravenes freedom of expression.
- (3:07 min)25 augusti kl 16:02
Police gave false picture of Malmö violence
The images captured on camera of police horses trampling on protesters at a far right rally in Malmö at the weekend have made unwelcome headlines for the police in southern Sweden, with some claiming police brutality. And as Dave Russell reports, the police today have been forced to backtrack on a number of statements they made at the weekend in which they said they came under attack from protestors.Two people charged.
Police in Malmö admit that they spread false information about anti-Nazi demonstrators, who police attacked with horses on Saturday.
- "Huge problem."
Airbags are a growing target for thieves, who want to steal valuable car parts.
- Went on Stockholm pub crawl.
Three military personnel risk fines and prison sentences after showing up drunk to their shifts as armed guards at Stockholm’s Royal Palace.
- Sentenced to six months in prison.
Malmö District Court on Thursday convicted street artist Dan Park and the gallery owner who exhibited his pictures, Henrik Rönnquist, of incitement to racial hatred.
- Will celebrate in Stockholm.
The minimum wage for police officers is going up, after a deal between the police board and the trade union.