Because of the riots in suburbs around Stockholm, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office warn British travelers to Stockholm to avoid large gatherings, take care and monitor local news reports, according to The updated advice from the FCO, follows riots in the suburbs of the Swedish capital every night since Sunday. Suburbs affected so far are Husby, Hagsätra, Rågsved, Skogås, the FCO said. “If you need to contact the emergency services in Sweden call 112,” it added. The unrest has spread during the week, with a restaurant and up to 40 cars burnt, police told the BBC. Three police officers were hurt as rioters threw stones and directed laser pointers at emergency services. The trouble began on Sunday in the deprived, largely immigrant suburb of Husby, to the north-west of the city. Days earlier the police had shot dead an elderly man who had allegedly threatened to kill them with a machete, according to reports. 10 attacks on cars were reported in the north-western suburbs on Wednesday night while between 20 and 30 were burnt in southern parts of Stockholm. Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has said everybody must take responsibility for restoring calm in Stockholm. "It's important to remember that burning your neighbor's car is not an example of freedom of speech, it's hooliganism," he said on Wednesday.