Three years into his presidency, US leader Donald Trump remains deeply unpopular with Swedes where eight out of 10 say they dislike him.
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- Protective equipment.
With more and more cases of the Corona virus being reported around the world, the focus in Sweden is on how well prepared the authorities
are to cope, if the virus were to start spreading here.
- Protective gear.
Health officials advised Swedish hospitals on Wednesday to start stockpiling medical supplies in case the new Corona virus begins spreading within the country.
- Neutral partner.
Much like her predecessor, Foreign Minister Ann Linde is in the Persian Gulf for a series of meetings about the ongoing civil war in Yemen.
- After ISIS.
It's been nearly a year since the Islamic State terrorist organization lost its last enclave in Syria but the extremist environment that helped recruit its members remains active in western Sweden.
A former employee at the The Royal Coin Cabinet has been acquitted of the possession of stolen coins from the museums collections.
- High risk.
Sweden's public health agency, Folkhälsomyndigheten, has updated its assessment of the spread of the disease, saying there is now a high risk of people in the country being found carrying the virus having been infected abroad.
- Sweden demands release.
Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for allegedly sharing intelligence overseas, a verdict denounced both in Sweden and abroad.
- Renewed demand.
Three opposition parties want the government to declare China's ambassador a persona non grata after a Chinese court sentenced Swedish citizen Gui Minhai to a decade behind bars.
- Corona virus.
Two Swedes are among the approximately 1000 tourists that have been quarantined in a hotel in Tenerife, after an Italian guest was confirmed ill with the covid-19 Corona virus.
- 70 percent by 2030.
Carbon emissions from road traffic are falling but not fast enough for the country to reach its goal, the Swedish Transport Administration reports.
- Includes new regions.
The Swedish Public Health Agency today updated its advice to include people returning from Iran, South Korea and certain regions of Italy in its health advice regarding the covid-19 Corona virus.
- One case so far.
The government has set aside 40 million kronor to the WHO to strengthen the global response to the new Corona virus. The preparedness to deal with the virus in Sweden is good, according to the Minister for Health.
- Class 3 warning.
Halland county in southwestern Sweden is battling heavy flooding along the banks of the Nissan and Lagan rivers, with more rain in the forecast.
More protesters in Sweden say activist Greta Thunberg has inspired them to march against climate change than those in other countries, an international survey shows.