One of the most notorious spies in Swedish history, Stig Bergling, has passed away, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
- Spied for Soviet.
- Trying to cash in metals in waste.
Illegal exports of waste from Europe, including Sweden, is drastically rising. About half of it heading to West Africa.
- Local police also involved.
Asylum-seekers who have had connections to terrorist organizations are seen as a security risk are being surveilled by the Swedish Intelligence Service, Säpo, according to Swedish Radio News.
- Now in rural areas.
At least 9,933 people reported being targeted by identity theft last year, up by almost half from the year before.
- Police investigation underway.
Emergency services and the coast guard managed to contain a mystery oil spill near Gothenburg harbour late on Sunday.
- "Like hard currency".
In an attempt to cut the number of Swedish passports on the black market, the government wants to limit the number of times a person can get a new passport.
- Initiated by scrap merchants.
The latest weapon against copper theft is a certificate which will be issued by the transport authorities when the copper has been legally dismantled, news agency TT reports.
- Claims current strategy is outdated.
Minister of Home Affairs, Anders Ygeman, says that Sweden's counter-terrorism strategy is outdated and says to Swedish Radio News that the government will start work on a new national strategy as soon as possible.
- Sweden Democrats more worried.
More than one in three Swedes believe that Sweden could be hit by a terror attack, that's according to a new survey by the polling institute TNS Sifo following the terror attacks in Paris two weeks ago.
- More than half target Jews.
The investigative news program Uppdrag Granskning found that many criminal complaints of hate crimes in Malmö do not lead to prosecution. More than half of the complaints were for incidents during 2013 and 2014 directed at Jewish individuals.
- Say no proof it was their fault.
Two managers who were found guilty of driving an employee to suicide will have their case taken up by the appeals court.
- Package found outside local newspaper.
A local newspaper in southwestern Sweden notified the police of a suspicious package on their doorstep this morning, but later when the police's bomb unit destroyed the package it turned out to be a box of herbs, Swedish Radio News reports.
- According to Swedish intelligence service.
The threat level in Sweden remains unchanged after two suspected Islamist militants were killed in an anti-terror raid in Belgium yesterday, according to the Swedish police's intelligence service, Säpo.
- 16 different letters, but no pattern.
Police does not suspect any organised crime behind the envelopes containing a white powder, that has been sent to a range of authorities, companies and private persons over the last few weeks.