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Breakdown at treatment plant – 100,000 plastic balls spill into the sea
Shortly after 09:00, the emergency services in Nyköping were alerted that something had gone wrong at a treatment plant in Nyköping. Over 100,000 plastic balls used in the cleaning process have flowed straight into the Baltic Sea, writes SVT Sörmland.
The rescue service has requested reinforcements from the coast guard to take care of the place balls.
– We are on site now, but we do not have the right resources. We only have an inflatable boat and there is ice, says Roger Magnusson, officer on duty at Södertörn’s fire protection association, to the newspaper.
Alarm about suspected dangerous object
The police have been alerted about a suspected dangerous object near a green area in Malmö.
– We are on site, but we have difficulty determining whether it is a dangerous object or not. We are investigating the matter, says Evelina Olsson, press spokesperson at the police.
The police have cordoned off the area.
Woman owes police 120,000 after cat intervention
A woman in Småland must pay SEK 120,000 because the police had to take care of the woman’s cats several times, TT reports.
The woman has had an animal ban since 2008, which she has dismissed several times.
In 2015, 21 cats were cared for by cats, one of which had to be euthanized immediately, writes TT and refers to Smålandsposten.
The amount that the woman must pay has been determined after an agreement in court.
Sweden sends the Archer artillery system to Ukraine
The government has decided on further military support for Ukraine.
Support packages include three parts. The first is a collaboration between Sweden and Ukraine on procuring defense equipment.
The other is advanced combat vehicles and anti-tank robots. One of them is the Swedish Stridsfordon 90.
– It is one of the world’s best combat vehicles, says Energy and Industry Minister Ebba Busch.
The third is that the Armed Forces are tasked with making the preparations for the delivery of the Archer artillery system to Ukraine.
– Ukraine’s desire for what they need most weighs heavily, says Kristersson.
The focus of the pack is ground combat.
Emergency hospitals are criticized by Ivo
26 out of 27 Swedish emergency hospitals are criticized in a review carried out by the Inspectorate for Care and Care, Ivo, TT reports.
According to Ivo, all hospitals have a shortage or a major shortage of nursing staff, and Ivo does not see that things will get better in the future.
The staff shortage in turn leads to a lack of care places, which can lead to patient safety being compromised, the authority believes.
Man to hospital after workplace accident
The police were called to a workplace in Vetlanda due to a workplace accident.
A man in his 50s is said to have injured himself in connection with unloading goods.
The man has been taken to hospital by ambulance and there is no further information on the extent of his injuries.
Soldiers killed in barracks fire
15 soldiers died during the night in a fire in a military barracks in Armenia. Three others were seriously injured, reports AFP.
The fire broke out around 1:30 am on Thursday in the village of Azat in Gegharkunik province in the eastern parts of Armenia.
“According to preliminary information, 15 military personnel were killed as a result of a fire that broke out in the barracks of an engineering and sniper company in a military unit,” writes the Ministry of Defense in a statement.
The cause of the fire has not been determined.
Sweden supports Denmark in the issue of minimum wage
Sweden will support Denmark in the EU court to have the directive on minimum wages annulled.
This when the government risked getting a majority with S and SD against it in the Riksdag, TT reports.
“We have now received the Danish submission and have made an initial analysis. Our preliminary assessment is that Sweden should be able to join Denmark’s lawsuit,” writes Deputy Labor Market Minister Paulina Brandberg (L) in a comment to TT.
Read more about the directive here.
One to hospital after traffic accident
Emergency services, ambulance and police have been alerted to a traffic accident in Hässleholm after two cars collided.
One person has been taken to hospital by ambulance.
Zelenskyy: Several theories are being investigated about the helicopter crash
Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/TT News Agency
In a speech on Wednesday evening, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that there are several current theories about what caused the fatal helicopter crash in Brovary just outside Kyiv on Wednesday, TT reports.
– There are several theories and I am not authorized to talk about any of them until the investigation is complete, says the president.
18 people have been confirmed dead since the crash – among them Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrskyj.
The President also announced that a criminal investigation has been established by the Security Service of Ukraine in cooperation with other agencies.
Read more about the helicopter crash here.
Lame in several directions: “Craziest there is”
There have been several traffic accidents during the morning in northern Roslagen and all the way to Gothenburg.
What causes the accidents is hard to say, but the roads are slippery.
– It’s freezing rain out there, and it’s one of the trickiest things out there, says Bengt Olsson at the Swedish Transport Agency.
He urges people to keep their distance and take it easy.
– Be careful out there. When the temperature waltzes up and down around zero, it’s most slippery.
Accident commission must be appointed in case of suicide
At a press meeting with Minister of Social Affairs Jakob Forssmed (KD) on Thursday, he said that the government wants to establish an accident commission for suicide prevention.
The government also wants to establish a national coordinator who will be given overall responsibility for the suicide prevention work.
The government also wants a follow-up of patients with suicidal behavior to become a natural part of the care process.
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Why did the Wagner defector choose Norway to seek asylum in?
Hi, it’s unclear so far. According to some information, he should have received a tip from an unknown person that Norway was a good country. But it will become clear in the coming days as the Norwegian criminal police interrogate him.
Hi, where can you read about the incident with a dog defending its master against a bear?
How much should private households receive in electricity subsidy?
Hey! How much you get in support depends on which electricity area you live in, so it’s a bit difficult to answer that in general terms. The payments are based on the consumption you had from October 2021 through September 2022.
You can read more about it here.
How do I get rid of the annoying news box in the upper right corner of the screen? Annoying when reading something else.
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How did the dog Gordon defend his master against the bear? Did he make it?
The dog Gordon made it, a real hero one must say!
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