The opposition Moderate Party wants to increase spending on education in order to tackle social exclusion.
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- Shadow spring budget
- A hundred more.
The government will provide more spots in holding centers for migrants who have had their asylum applications rejected and who need to leave the country.
- No major clashes
A major police operation is credited with avoiding trouble as a neo-Nazi group mobilized for May Day in a small central Swedish town.
- Thousands under suspicion.
7,200 pap smear tests conducted in Norrbotten County over a four-year period will be re-evaluated after a follow-up check found that an employee had deemed cell samples of twenty women as normal, when in fact, they were abnormal and needed treatment.
- Part of measures to curb migration.
Sweden wants to hold on to the right to enforce border controls, which would otherwise become illegal according to EU free movement rules.
- Sponsored by Migration Agency.
Swedish media should emphasize the personal experience of immigrants and not focus on their costs to society, according to a group of refugees who have developed a list of points for how media coverage should change.
- May Day.
In his speech to demonstrators on the 1st of May, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented details about 5,000 temporary jobs in the public sector.
- Royal birthday weekend.
As Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf turns 70, a royalist and a republican go head-to-head in a Radio Sweden debate about the future of the monarchy.
- Union pleased with result.
Half a million public sector workers are getting pay rises after the Kommunal union agreed on a deal with the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions Friday.
- Attorney has not confirmed.
The 23-year-old suspected of participating in the Brussels terror attacks wants to serve his prison sentence in Sweden were he to be convicted, sources tell Swedish Radio News.
- Parliamentary hearing.
On Friday, Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven defended his government’s handling of the refugee crisis, saying it has been a “great challenge” for Sweden, but he added that an independent review has been ordered.
- Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions.
Costs will soon outstrip tax revenue in Sweden's local governments as immigrants continue to settle in the country and the population ages, according to a new report.
- Calls for an apology.
Transgender people who were sterilised by the Swedish state will be paid compensation for their suffering, Swedish health minister Gabriel Wikström has announced.
- EU directive.
A new law forcing manufacturers to change labelling on tobacco products may lead to a shortage of snus - the moist tobacco that is placed under the upper lip and that is popular in Sweden.