The three operations carried out by throat surgeon Paolo Macchiarini have damaged the public's confidence in Swedish clinical research, according to an external investigation ordered by the Karolinska University Hospital.
- Series of procedural and ethical breaches.
- 14 percent clearance rate.
Following a total reorganization of the national police force, the department is posting a record number of unsolved cases compared to the past 16 years, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports.
- Forty more police officers.
A police operation aimed at combating gang wars has had a positive impact in Södertälje, a town long marred by violent conflicts between criminal networks.
- 42 year old from Eastern Europe.
Police in western Sweden are hoping a reconstructed facial image will help unlock the mystery behind unidentified human remains found in a field in Strömstad Municipality.
- More common than at festivals.
After a year of widespread reporting of sexual assaults at festivals, the Swedish National Agency for Education wants to increase action against it in schools, which is the physical place where most sexual assaults and harassment take place.
- A suspected grenade attack kills a 8-year-old.
A researcher at Gothenburg University, Torbjörn Forkby, tells Radio Sweden what the reasons are behind gang criminality in Sweden's second city of Gothenburg.
- Sweden criticised internationally.
A government investigation proposes ending the solitary imprisonment of children, and limiting the time they can be held in pre-trial detention.
- Through the window.
A boy was killed by an explosion while sleeping in the living room of a Gothenburg house, and police say they have established this was caused by a grenade that was thrown in through the window.
- Torched cars.
Sharpened penalties is one potential measure considered by the government against the recent arson attacks on cars in Swedish cities. But criminology professor Jerzy Sarnecky thinks this is unlikely to have a preventive effect.
- 55 prosecutions.
In the last year Swedish police have arrested 363 people for planning or carrying out human trafficking, reports Dagens Nyheter.
- Tougher range of penalties.
The government on Wednesday pledged allocating more police in areas with high criminality and tougher penalties in response to a spate of arson attacks on cars that has plagued residents in Malmö and even other cities in Sweden.
- We Are Sthlm.
The young audience at the We Are Sthlm festival seems well aware about the debate on sexual harassment. "If it happens, I know that I have my friends here who can help me, so I am not that afraid," says Nellie Linder, aged 15.
- Free youth festival.
Police and organisers at this year's youth festival We Are Sthlm are encouraging people to report cases of sexual harassment. On the first night of the festival, 8 incidents were reported to the police.