Despite a two-year special investigation, Gothenburg police have not cleared up a single one of the 21 killings that took place during a gang war.
- Hand guns and assault rifles.
Hundreds of guns have been bought abroad and converted to lethal weapons for use in Sweden, because of a loophole in the law, reports Swedish Radio.
- More teaching in mother tongues.
Every year on 1 July a series of new laws go into effect in Sweden.
- Older brother to remain in custody.
The younger of two brothers held in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Lisa Holm has been released, but the older brother will be held another month.
- International connections suspected.
The first indictments in a major marijuana farming ring with international connections are now coming in Gothenburg, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Elevated security status possible.
The Swedish Intelligence Service, Säpo, is currently investigating whether the terrorist attack in Tunisia is linked to Sweden in anyway, and whether Sweden should elevate its security status, reports SVT.
- Police: 30-40 people interesting for us.
Two men were detained in absentia today, 25 and 22 years old, for the grenade attacks in Malmö on Saturday, leading to 60 people being evacuated from their homes in Kroksbäck, reports Swedish Radio News.
- “Hard to trust the police”.
Minister for Interior, Anders Ygeman (S), apologized on Thursday to those women who were registered in the database now deemed illegal, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Fires follow grenade finding.
A meeting hall and three cars were set ablaze in the Malmö neighborhood of Kroksbäck last night. Nobody was hurt, and the fires were put out quickly, according to news agency TT.
- Contained insulting language.
The Swedish Data Protection Authority aimed harsh criticism at the Stockholm police on Thursday, for keeping a secret database of notes about women who had called in to report that they were being abused.
- Police track growing trend.
Notoriously difficult to secure a rental apartment in Stockholm, police now say that illegal leases, which are sold for tens of thousands of Swedish kronor in order to skip long queues, have become a popular source of income for organized crime networks.
- “Dehumanising people”.
A study done by the anti-racism magazine Expo reveals that over the past 18 months there have been at least 76 attacks against EU-migrants begging in Sweden, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Rules seen as based too much on adult sexuality.
Sweden's laws to deal with sexual harassment are designed for adult sexuality, and do not work for children, says a government office in charge of promoting equality.