The centre-right opposition criticised the government budget for lack of long-term reforms, and warned the economy may over-heat due to all the spending.
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- Budget for 2018.
- Election budget.
The Swedish government is raising child support by SEK 200 per month in its last Autumn budget before the election.
- Two parties abstained.
Defence minister Peter Hultqvist survived the no-confidence vote in parliament, after the Liberal and the Centre Party abstained.
- Will be released in 2022.
On Monday evening, a Russian court dismissed a request from the relatives of the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg to access documents about him, held in the Russian security agency FSB's archives.
- 1 av 2Based on body clock research.
A school in Malmö has pushed back classes to start at 10am every Monday, to take into account the sleeping habits of its teenage pupils.
- 1 av 2porträtt man2 av 2New practice.
Since this summer, the intelligence and security service Säpo is reviewing the details of everyone who applies for a residency permit in Sweden.
- Malmö district court.
Prosecutors have started legal proceedings in what is believed to be the biggest hacking case in Swedish history.
- Ragnar Persenius: Both those in favour of them have voted and those resisting their plans have voted(3:31 min) (3:31 min)Controversial programme.
The Bishop of Uppsala believes the high turn-out in the Church elections is partly due to the controversial Sweden Democrats' high profile campaign in the election.
On Sunday, about 50 Nazis marched in Gothenburg without a permit.
- Amid plagiarism accusations.
Victoria Kawesa has resigned from her post as co-leader of the Feminist Initiative, a minor political party on the left. She was Sweden’s first black party leader.
- Higher fees proportionally.
A new study from Swedbank's Sparbankerna reveals that in newly constructed buildings, people who've bought smaller apartments often have to pay significantly higher fees, per square meter, than their neighbors - who live in bigger apartments.
- Election on Sunday.
The run-up to this Sunday’s Church of Sweden elections has proved to be a real political battleground between the Social Democrats and Sweden Democrats.
- Transport Agency scandal.
Sweden's prime minister Stefan Löfven easily survived a vote of no-confidence in parliament, Friday, brought by the Sweden Democrats over his handling of the IT scandal at the Swedish Transport Agency.
- Left party demand.
All Swedish residents over the age of 22, including non-citizens, are entitled to SEK 150-300 per year to spend on dental care. In next week’s autumn budget, the Government will announce plans to double this subsidy.
- Emergency meeting of UN security council.
North Korea has launched another missile over Japan, just days after the United Nations security council approved a new round of sanctions against the regime. Sweden's foreign minister Margot Wallström said, "Sweden condemns it in the strongest terms".