A man working at the parliamentary office for the Sweden Democrats could pose a security risk, experts told Swedish Radio, due to his alleged ties with convicted Russian businessman and his use of multiple identities.
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- Used multiple identities.
- Book fair spokeswoman: We will discuss afterwards which lines we will draw for the future(4:50 min)Nya Tider newspaper.
The annual book fair in Gothenburg is under way and the theme this year is freedom of expression. But the fair has come under fire for allowing what has been described as a right-wing extremist newspaper to exhibit.
- Journalist Martin Schibbye: Time to ask ourselves how can we improve the situation between Sweden and Eritrea(5:29 min)Still unclear if alive.
Friday, September 23, marks the fifteenth anniversary of the imprisonment in Eritrea of the Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak.
- Could begin in 2018.
Interior Minister Anders Ygeman has acknowledged that proposals to beef up the laws that enable police to find failed asylum seekers are a recognition that Sweden has struggled to find people who are in the country illegally.
- 1 av 8Bright green moss is covering the ground by Öjesjöbrännan. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio3 av 8Evidence that the black woodpecker has moved into the area. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio4 av 8Ulla Engberg5 av 8Olof Johansson is the head of forestry and environment at Sveaskog. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio6 av 8Lars-Göran Uddholm was the chief fire-officer in charge of the operation to bring the Västmanland fire under control. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio7 av 8Västmanland.
The devastating forest fire of 2014 burnt 13,000 hectares of forest to the ground, people were evacuated and houses destroyed - and one man died. The fire was a disaster in human terms - but not for nature. This week, an "eco-park" was opened in the area.
- Had newly replaced Mona Sahlin.
Sweden's national coordinator against violent extremism Hillevi Engström resigns after just one month on the job.
- Global warming.
The government is abandoning its former stance to await the rest of the EU before ratifying the Paris climate agreement.
- 'Alternative Nobel Prize.'
Four laureates have received the Right Livelihood Award this year.
- Would end 140 years of production.
The telecoms company Ericsson has plans to end its manufacturing in Sweden, according to internal documents seen by a major newspaper.
The former Social Democrat leader and national coordinator against violent extremism, Mona Sahlin, was questioned by police on Wednesday over allegations of misrepresentation on behalf of her ex-bodyguard, reports Expressen.
- EU parliament analysing new border checks.
Sweden can be proud of its efforts in receiving and integrating refugees. Police and local authorities in Malmö, however, can be better at reducing the risk of unaccompanied minors disappearing shortly after arriving in the country.
- Leaders summit on refugees.
Sweden has pledged SEK 150 million to help some of the world's refugees. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven made the pledge at a refugee summit in New York hosted by President Barack Obama.
- Mandatory training.
Starting this autumn, around 10,000 police officers are to undergo extra education and training in how to handle a terrorist attack, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Take charge of Group B.
One of Sweden's stars of the NHL, Henrik Lundqvist, produced a series of stunning saves to help his national team to a 2-0 win over Finland in Group B of the Hockey World Cup.
- Will apply to 2017 spending.
"We have a stable and growing economy, better than most comparable countries, and it should grow in the coming years," says Social Democrat Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson.