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  • Russia: Stopped Ukrainian offensive

    Russian troops have halted a Ukrainian offensive in the southern region of Donetsk, the Russian Defense Ministry claims overnight Monday writes Reuters.

    “The enemy’s goal was to break through our defense where, according to them, it was weakest,” the Russians write.

    “The enemy did not succeed”.

    Russia claims to have killed 250 Ukrainian soldiers and knocked out a large number of armored vehicles and tanks.

    It is not clear whether this could mean the start of the mentioned counter-offensive.

    Ukraine has not commented on the data.

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  • Car crashes into tree – one to hospital

    One person has been taken to hospital after a single vehicle accident in north-west Stockholm.

    – It’s a car that has driven off the road and into a tree, says Kim Hellberg, line operator at the rescue service.

    The alarm came in at 11 p.m.

  • Loud bang in Washington – linked to mysterious crash

    A giant bang rocked Washington DC and nearby areas just after 21:00 Swedish time.

    There was speculation about everything from an earthquake to a terrorist attack before the answer came.

    The blast came from a supersonic boom caused by a fighter jet chasing a Cessna plane flying in the closed airspace over the capital, writes the Washington Post.

    The Cessna plane did not respond to air traffic control’s calls and reportedly flew on autopilot until it crashed in a mountainous area in Virginia.

  • Hotel evacuated after fire – risk of spread

    A hotel in Örnsköldsvik has been evacuated after a fire.

    – We have a smoke-filled hotel. They are afraid that it will spread, says alarm and command officer Fredrik Lindqvist.

    The emergency services have sent smoke divers into the property to limit the damage.

    It is unclear if anyone was injured.

    The fire started at 10 p.m. on a terrace adjacent to a hotel and cafe.

  • Arrested persons are handed over to Sweden

    Four people were arrested in connection with a car chase in Copenhagen on Sunday morning.

    In connection with the car chase, Danish police fired several shots at a Swedish car. One of the cars was stolen in connection with a robbery in Helsingborg and was later driven over the Öresund Bridge to Denmark.

    Danish prosecutors have now decided to hand over the arrested persons to Sweden, according to Danish police for Ekstra bladet.

    According to the Danish Ritzau, the arrested are a 21-year-old man, a 22-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman and a 24-year-old woman.

  • 5,000 households without power in Uppsala

    There is a power cut in Uppsala. Over 5,000 households of Vattenfall’s customers are affected.

    The outage started at 9:30 p.m.

    An hour later, the interruption should have been fixed.

  • Children were threatened – police fired warning shots

    A man in his 60s in Bollnäs walked around with a gun-like object and threatened both adults and children on Sunday afternoon.

    When the police urge the man to drop the weapon, he refuses and the police fire warning shots.

    In the end, they manage to arrest the man, who is now under arrest, suspected of aggravated weapons offences, illegal threats and threats against an official.

  • MC driver to hospital with ambulance

    A motorcycle driver in his 20s is taken to hospital by ambulance after driving off the road outside Hörby.

    The person’s injuries are unclear.

  • Three to hospital after accident

    Three people have been taken to hospital after a single accident in Vänersborg, writes Göteborg-Posten.

    The car must have driven off the road and into the forest.

    One of the people is said to have received more serious injuries, according to the newspaper.

    A total of four people traveled in the car.

  • Entrepreneurs did not report – sentenced to prison

    A self-employed person in Växjö municipality is sentenced to two years in prison and a five-year business ban after neglecting to report, reports P4 Kronoberg.

    In total, it is about six million kroner in revenue that has not been reported for four years.

    The man is also sentenced to pay a tax surcharge of almost 1.7 million.

  • JO investigates institution – mail ended up wrong

    The Ombudsman for Justice has opened an investigation against the Correctional Service after a report of shortcomings at the Salberga institution in Sala, reports P4 Västmanland.

    The reason is that a man had learned that another inmate had access to his mail, which was classified. The mail contained information about the man’s medical problems and personal data.

    The information came to the man via the staff.

    The man himself writes in a report that the information is sure to be spread in Salberga and that he therefore feels scared, worried and threatened.

  • Man killed in accident

    A 65-year-old man has died after a single vehicle accident in Nossebro in Essunga municipality in Västra Götaland county.

    According to the police, the car has driven off the road.

    – The car has been impounded for a technical examination, to investigate what happened, says Mile Hristovski, officer on duty at the police in the West region.

    The man’s next of kin have been notified.

    The alarm came at 18.20.

  • Explosion in Västerås – damage to gate

    Emergency services and police in action in central Västerås. Photo: Reader image

    A gate to an apartment building has been damaged after an explosion in central Västerås.

    Several police patrols are there and have cordoned off an area.

    – There have been a lot of calls. It is unclear what it is that has exploded, says police spokesperson Magnus Jansson Klarin.

    It is not known if anyone has been injured.

    The text is updated here.

  • Two large forest fires in Vaggeryd

    There is a fire in the forest outside Vaggeryd. There are two fires in the same area – a total of 1,500 square meters are burning.

    The emergency services are on site and have started the extinguishing work.

    – There are open flames. We will remain for surveillance throughout the night, says the management operator of the rescue service.

    It is unclear how the fires started.

  • Navalny’s birthday – protesters arrested

    At least 45 people have been arrested in Moscow, TT reports.

    They are demonstrators showing their support for the imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who turns 47 today.

    Navalny called on his supporters to protest.

    Several demonstrators were also arrested in St. Petersburg. All those arrested now risk long prison sentences.

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    Totally agree! But… it says it’s in Örnsköldsvik?

  • Is the woman in Pajala found


    Hello! The last update from the police came at 10 on Sunday morning, when the woman had not been found.

  • What does a kangaroo do in Norway? Shouldn’t they die of the cold?

    Nice life

    It is around 20 degrees in the area right now. It should clear that? It has fur.

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    Well, everyone can write here 🙂 We answer as many as we can and have time!

  • But what is happening in Warsaw? Makes me realize that big demonstrations have started there?



    Donald Tusk, Poland’s former prime minister, is leading a protest march in Warsaw today. You can read more about this here.

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