Best dressed of the NHL: Henrik Lundqvist
A Swedish hockey player cleans up best. New York-based Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is regarded as the NHL's best-dressed player. The 33-year-old, who grew up in Åre, Sweden with his identical twin brother, Joel, has helped the league move off the sports pages and into fashion magazines. None of this comes as a surprise, really: In the last 10 years, the snappy dresser who owns a lot of suits has been named "Best Dressed" in Sweden, one of People's World's 100 Most Beautiful People and one of Page Six magazine's Top 25 Best Dressed. Lundqvist could be viewed as the symbol of how modern NHL players have dressed up their image, leading to more commercial and corporate opportunities for the league and its athletes. In fact, in June 2015, Lundqvist was a finalist for the ESPN Humanitarian of the Year Awards for his commitment to "using the power of sports to transform lives and uplift communities" through his Henrik Lundqvist Foundation and as an ambassador for the Garden of Dreams Foundation which impact the lives of children in need of education and health services.

Missing refugee children
Officials in Trelleborg reported on Oct. 15 that around 1,000 unaccompanied refugee children and young adults have gone missing. The small coastal town in southern Sweden has been experiencing its biggest influx of refugees to date, and about half the children who arrived in the last month without parents or older relatives are believed to have left the area without alerting officials. Sweden is the most popular destination in Europe for unaccompanied minors, and the youngsters did have temporary accommodation in Trelleborg, but their wherabouts are now unknown. Agneta Sjölund, director of Trelleborg Municipality, said most of the refugees arrived in southern Sweden via ferries from Germany and had been registered in the town but their paperwork was not yet processed by Sweden's Migration Agency (Migrationsverket), which made it more difficult to keep track of them. Under the EU's Dublin Regulation, the European country in which an asylum seeker first arrives should take responsibility for the person. But Sjölund said that the municipality had received evidence to suggest that some of the missing children had moved on to Norway, Finland or other Swedish cities for a number of reasons: they viewed Sweden as a transitional location; some likely have family waiting for them elsewhere; and others have lost confidence in the authorities.

Anti-immigration party plans campaign to deter refugees
Sweden Democrats (SD) said on Thursday, Oct. 15 they plan to launch an international campaign in foreign newspapers warning refugees not to come to Sweden. "Here, it's tent camps, winter and cold … there is a shortage of resources both for our own population and for those who come here," said party leader Jimmie Åkesson, adding the Danish government had done a similar thing earlier this fall. The Sweden Democrats, the country's third-largest party that has seen growth to 20 percent voter support, said it would advertise in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey where thousands of refugees are living in camps. A recent report, however, shows more than three times that number (64 percent) believe Sweden should take in the current number of refugees or even more. The Moderates (M), Sweden’s second-largest party, criticized the nationalists' campaign for focusing on political slogans rather than substance. "What the Sweden Democrats are doing is switching from a parliamentary organization to a more or less tax-funded campaign organization," said Per Nilsson, the party's analysis and communications director.