The government has put forward a final draft for a ban against covering one's face at sporting events. The proposal takes a harder stance than was first suggested by a special investigator.
- Defendant denies wrongdoing.
A Swedish court on Thursday sentenced a 20-year-old man to 5 years in prison for plotting a terror attack on Swedish soil.
- New anti-terror law.
A man suspected of having travelled with the intention to join a terrorist group will stand trial on Thursday, the first of its kind since a new law came into force on April 1.
- Pilot project announced.
Some officers will receive electric shock weapons after an internal study suggested they could prevent fatal shootings.
- Hadn't reached destination.
A new law against traveling for the purpose of joining terror groups will be used for the first time as a man from Södertälje who was arrested at an airport in April was officially charged Wednesday.
- Non-Swedish speakers at legal disadvantage.
A study shows that people who require translators during legal proceedings are less likely to get fair treatment.
- A Stockholm court convicts a man for participating in the Rwandan Genocide. The Greens declare a "new start." And an international robot conference visits the capital.
- Västra Götaland.
Police in southwest Sweden are investigating a second case of sabotage to a transmitter tower on Wednesday after it was discovered that someone had cut a cable used by the area's emergency services.
- Mast folded in two.
Security has been tightened around TV- and radio transmitters all over the country after a 300 metre high pylon folded outside Borås on Sunday night. The police are suspecting sabotage.
The criminal trial of eight young men, accused of involvement in a double murder at a Biskopsgården restaurant last year, begins Monday at the Gothenburg district court. According to news agency TT, the trial is among the court's biggest.
- Real-time monitoring.
The Swedish government will launch an inquiry today into whether the police should be allowed to use spyware for fighting terrorism.
- Denies wrongdoing.
A Swedish court has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for the 20-year-old man on trial for allegedly plotting a terrorist attack in Sweden, news agency TT reports.
- Final day of trial.
A 20-year-old suspected of plotting a terrorist attack in Sweden has told a district court he aspires to become a martyr.