The government has criticised the Moderate Party plans to cut money for the Migration Agency, saying it could be counterproductive and lead to higher costs.
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- Autumn budget 2016.
- Two killed in the attack.
A Danish court has acquitted four Danes accused of aiding a Copenhagen gunman who killed a filmmaker and a Jewish security guard in twin attacks in February 2015 that also targeted Swedish artist Lars Vilks.
- Pilot project.
A pilot project in Stockholm involving wireless charging of electric cars is being touted as a step toward achieving a fossil-fuel-free city where cars are charged at traffic lights and while driving.
- Raised SEK 31 million last year.
The money raised through this year's Swedish Radio marathon fundraiser will go to efforts to secure the right to go to school for children affected by war and conflict.
- Airing live on Swedish Radio and TV.
As the US presidential candidates prepare for their first one-on-one debate, many Americans in Sweden are planning to stay up late to follow the highly anticipated political confrontation. Radio Sweden met a Republican and a Democrat who are campaigning for Trump and Clinton in Stockholm.
- Centre Party called for meeting.
Sweden’s parliamentary parties are to discuss the ex-Sweden Democrat named as a possible security risk at a meeting with the Speaker of the Riksdag on Wednesday.
- Details sparse in police press conference.
One person has died after being injured in a shooting in a residential area in Malmö on Sunday where three more men were also hurt.
- Six short films with Bergman link.
In the summer of 2018, Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman would have been 100 years old. Plans are already in the works to celebrate the occasion and one project from the Swedish Film institute and Swedish Television hopes to offer viewers a new take on the acclaimed artist.
- Many will be sent to Afghanistan.
Several hundred unaccompanied minors whose asylum applications have been rejected will face deportation from Sweden when they turn 18 as the Migration Agency has changed the praxis that previously granted such individuals the right to remain in the country.
- Will face a centre-right alliance.
The Social Democrats will not stand on a common election platform with their current coalition partner, the Green Party, in the next election, says the party chair Lena Rådström Baastad to Dagens Nyheter.
- Book fair spokeswoman: We will discuss afterwards which lines we will draw for the future(4:50 min)Nya Tider newspaper.
The annual book fair in Gothenburg is under way and the theme this year is freedom of expression. But the fair has come under fire for allowing what has been described as a right-wing extremist newspaper to exhibit.
- Journalist Martin Schibbye: Time to ask ourselves how can we improve the situation between Sweden and Eritrea(5:29 min)Still unclear if alive.
Friday, September 23, marks the fifteenth anniversary of the imprisonment in Eritrea of the Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak.
- Could begin in 2018.
Interior Minister Anders Ygeman has acknowledged that proposals to beef up the laws that enable police to find failed asylum seekers are a recognition that Sweden has struggled to find people who are in the country illegally.
- 1 av 8Bright green moss is covering the ground by Öjesjöbrännan. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio3 av 8Evidence that the black woodpecker has moved into the area. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio4 av 8Ulla Engberg5 av 8Olof Johansson is the head of forestry and environment at Sveaskog. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio6 av 8Lars-Göran Uddholm was the chief fire-officer in charge of the operation to bring the Västmanland fire under control. Credit: Ulla Engberg/Sveriges Radio7 av 8Västmanland.
The devastating forest fire of 2014 burnt 13,000 hectares of forest to the ground, people were evacuated and houses destroyed - and one man died. The fire was a disaster in human terms - but not for nature. This week, an "eco-park" was opened in the area.
- Had newly replaced Mona Sahlin.
Sweden's national coordinator against violent extremism Hillevi Engström resigns after just one month on the job.