In an effort to increase the profitability of Swedish dairy farmers, the government presented a broad plan of action on Friday.
- Farmers say they need credit guarantees now.
- Concern over traffickers exploiting beggars.
Justice and migration minister Morgan Johansson told SVT News on Friday that he is open to calls to tighten legislation on human trafficking in order to stop the exploitation of beggars.
- "I'm losing hope".
It can take up to six months for the Migration Agency to even begin to look into your case if you seek asylum in Sweden today. At the same time, the total waiting period for asylum cases is expected to double this year, reports Swedish Radio News.
- Not happened since 2008.
After a few years in the doldrums, Swedish men's tennis looks to be on the up, after two players qualified for the French Open on Friday. It's the first time that has happened in almost a decade.
- "I'm so happy. Thank you".
Sweden's very own Måns Zelmerlöw sang his way to the Eurovision Song Contest final on Thursday evening, reports Swedish Radio News.
- At Gebel el Silsila quarry north of Aswan.
A Swedish-led team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of a temple dating back to about 1500 B.C. in southern Egypt, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced this week.
- To be implemented in 2017.
New regulations in the pension system will be implemented in 2017, reports Swedish Radio News. The purpose of the reform will be to prevent pensioners from being affected as much by the vicissitudes of the economy.
- New geopolitical situation.
Swedish Minister for Defense, Peter Hultqvist (Social Democrat), is on a trip to the United States, where he has discussed strengthening the transatlantic link between Europe and the US.
- “Most people feel fine".
More and more Swedes are overweight, while much fewer smoke cigarettes and take snuff than before, according to a new report on Swedes’ living standards, from Statistics Sweden (SCB).