5,000 criminals in Sweden’s vulnerable areas: police

Sweden’s national police chief has presented a new report about the country’s problem areas, increasing the number of districts classified as vulnerable or especially vulnerable. The report, which is likely to grab headlines in Sweden and abroad, follows another high-profile report from 2015 which listed 53 so-called vulnerable areas, including 15 considered especially vulnerable. Source The Local

France won’t scrap UK border controls in Calais but Britain must pay more, says French interior minister

Emmanuel Macron will not scrap UK border controls on French soil, according to the French interior minister, but Britain should pay more towards handling illegal migrants seeking to cross the Channel. Mr Macron, the newly-elected French President, vowed during his election campaign to renegotiate the Le Touquet agreement which enables British border officials to carry out checks in France. Source The Telegraph

GOP senator: ObamaCare repeal bill coming Thursday

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said he excepts to see the text of the Senate bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare on Thursday as Senate Republicans eye a vote on the legislation next week. “I am going to vote for this bill or vote against this bill determined based on how it affects people in Tennessee and actually how it affects our nation. And my understanding is I’m going to see it on Thursday,” Corker told MSNBC. Source The Hill

London riot police respond to violent youths clashing with ‘bats & machetes’ in Stamford Hill

At least one person was stabbed during a mass brawl in Stamford Hill in which dozens of violent youths clashed using bats, knives and even machetes following an illegal rave, according to reports.
Riot police were dispatched to stop the “violence involving machetes and swords after illegal rave” in Stamford Hill near Lynmouth Road, Shomrim N.E. London, a neighborhood watch group said on Twitter. Source RT