Daily news from Sweden – All main news at a glance

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  • March 5, 2021: Liberals plan to leave January agreement
    The Liberal party wants to leave the so called January agreement. Liberal party leader Nyamko Sabuni declared at a Friday press conference that following next year’s election they will instead seek to …
  • March 5, 2021: Loopholes in system a risk for work migrants
    The trade union Association of Engineers fears that work permits are not always issued on proper grounds. Lisa af Jochnick’s law firm is a certified relocation company: “We don’t have an obligation to …
  • March 5, 2021: Healthcare needs could be greater under third infection wave
    Health officials say a third surge of Covid-19 infections could bring an even greater pressure on the healthcare system. One calculation says some 5,000 people could be hospitalized with the virus in …
  • March 5, 2021: Stabbing spree suspect remanded into custody
    A district court remanded into custody a man accused of wounding 7 people during a stabbing spree in Vetlanda on Wednesday. The 22-year-old suspect told the court, at times shouting, that he didn’t re …
  • March 5, 2021: Border police: most travelers to Stockholm have negative Covid-19 test
    Since February 6, Sweden has required a negative Covid-19 test for most non-Swedish citizens to enter the country. There are exemptions to the rule, like Swedish citizens and those with the right to l …
  • March 5, 2021: International students in financial struggle during pandemic
    The pandemic has made it difficult for many international students to make ends meet. Some students are calling for a tuition reduction. Fredin Thimothi, a Masters student at Halmstad University, from …
  • March 4, 2021: Police confirms: suspect armed with a knife
    Police have now confirmed the 22-year-old suspect was armed with a knife when arrested. The seven victims are all men and between the ages of 35 to 75. Malena Grann, Police Area Commander in Jönköping …
  • March 4, 2021: Suspect previously convicted of minor drug offences
    The suspect for Wednesday’s attack is 22 years old and originally comes from Afghanistan, though he has lived in the Vetlanda area since 2018. He was known to the police for minor drug offences but no …
  • March 4, 2021: Three who had life-threatening injuries are now in stable condition
    Total of eight people, including suspect, injured in Wednesday’s attack in the small southern town of Vetlanda. Municipality is offering crisis support. “Now it’s about getting as many answers as poss …
  • March 4, 2021: Danish holiday home owners hope for exemptions to entry ban
    Some 10,000 Danes with holiday homes in Sweden have not been able to travel to their cottages since before Christmas due to a Swedish entry ban. The organisation Danske torpare is calling for exemptio …

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