Two Afghan migrants who allegedly raped a woman in Sweden as their friend laughed and livestreamed it over Facebook are charged over the assault

Three young men are to go on to on trail accused of gang raping a woman in Sweden and livestreaming the attack on Facebook.

Two of the men, aged 18 and 21, who are both Afghan citizens, have been charged with raping the victim in turn in an apartment in Uppsala, 45 miles north of the capital Stockholm in January.

A third man, a 24-year-old Swedish national, has been charged with being an accessory to rape by filming the attack and posting it on Facebook, and failing to try to stop it.