Sweden's Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by Julian Assange's lawyers to have his detention set aside.
- Detention order still stands.
- Will be coming from national insurance agency.
Dan Eliasson has been appointed as Sweden's new national police commissioner and will oversee some of the biggest structural changes in the force in modern times.
- Suspended for 24 games.
Swedish basketball player Jeff Taylor who pleaded guilty in a US court last month to domestic violence charges has received a record-long suspension from the NBA.
- Most years the giant straw goat is burned down.
The authorities in Gävle are adopting new tactics to protect this year’s Christmas goat. Standing some 13 meters high, the goat has been erected in a central square annually for almost 50 years. And more often than not, vandals have set fire to the straw goat.
- Ban on wearing masks at matches also planned.
The Swedish government plans to introduce tough new regulations to stop violence surrounding sports events. According to Minister for Home Affairs Anders Ygeman, this will include a police database of known hooligans.
- Two men died.
An appeals court upheld the verdict against a police officer who ordered the opening of a drawbridge to try to cut off two escaping petrol thieves. The action was not deemed as proportionate to the suspected crime.
- Identify molecules in the drug.
Sweden is to launch a major legal crackdown on the potentially deadly synthetic pot drug Spice which is sweeping the country.
- Finally receive compensation.
The twin brothers Rasmus and Robin Sjöholm who were wrongly placed in a special needs school when they were twelve without proper evaluation have finally won compensation worth SEK 300 000 each, reports newspaper Sydsvenskan.
A 25-year-old man is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after a shooting incident in Malmö on Friday night.
- Tänndalen ski resort.
Prosecutors have leveled charges against a ski resort in west-central Sweden after an employee died in an avalanche while on a routine check of the slopes in 2012.