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Corona in Stockholm: Can be quarantined within the family

Of: Hans Österman Published: 22 September 2020 at 23.20Updated: 23 September 2020 at 00.02 Family quarantine can be introduced in Stockholm to slow down corona infection. This would mean that those who live with someone infected must isolate themselves. – If we decide for it, it can go pretty fast, says Björn Eriksson, health and medical care director in the …

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Lack of space in the institutions threatens security

Of: TT Published: 22 September 2020 at 10.25 Photo: Johan Nilsson / TT The Swedish Prison and Probation Service’s Director General Martin Holmgren has decided that the authority will go into staff mode after increased workload. Stock Photography. The influx of inmates threatens to flood Sweden’s institutions and prisons. The lack of space is so serious that the Swedish Prison …

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Gloomy ice report from the Arctic | Aftonbladet

Of: TT Published: 21 September 2020 at 20.14 Photo: Daniella Zalcman / Greenpeace A substitute on an ice floe off the coast of Greenland, September 2020. The Arctic sea ice has not melted so strongly in a summer since the satellite measurements started 42 years ago – with the exception of the stormy 2012, according to the latest report from …

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Man stabbed in central Gothenburg

It was at 18.45 that the police were alerted to a riot in Västra Nordstan. According to initial reports, a person, a boy in his teens, had been stabbed with a knife. – We cordoned off the area and secured the crime scene to find any technical findings, said Sylvia Oldin, duty officer at the police in Region West, on …

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The message: Increased unemployment benefits for another two years

Today it is time, Minister of Finance Magdalena Andersson (S) presents the budget for 2021. Archive photography. Photo: Claudio Bresciani / TT On Monday, Minister of Finance Magdalena Andersson (S) will present the budget bill for 2021. It contains new investments of 105 billion in 2021 and 85 for 2022. Andersson and Minister of Finance Per Bolund (MP) write on …

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Large find of sarcophagi in the necropolis Saqqara – Egypt

The coffins are believed to be 2,500 years old, and were found near another 13 wooden sarcophagi that were excavated a week ago. The tomb of Saqqara, south of the Pyramids of Giza, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the historically valuable Memphis area. Minister Khalid al-Anani, who is responsible for the country’s National Heritage Board, says …

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