Mikael Damberg (S) and Anna Kinberg Batra (M) after the decision that the tax cut will be lifted out of the passed budget. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT.
The government has lost the revote on raising the threshold at which people start paying the higher state tax rate in parliament today. 159 MPs voted to remove the cut from the budget, and 156 voted to retain the measure.
The National Association of Pensioners' annual survey shows that the south has the cheapest groceries. Photo: Anders Wiklund/TT
The cheapest groceries are found on the Baltic Island of Gotland, and in the two southern counties Älvsborg and Blekinge according to a yearly survey by the National Association of Pensioners, the PRO.
The Swedish Agency on Education has omitted their previous class size recommendations in this year's guidlines. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT.
The National Agency on Education withdraws its class size recommendation for pre-schools, newspaper Dagens Nyheter reports. The Agency has previously recommended that there shouldn't be more than 15 pupils in each class.
Swedes are still largely opposed to the euro, but the percentage has dropped slightly since last year. Photo: TT/Montage: Sveriges Radio
The opposition towards the European currency, the euro, is still very high in Sweden, according to a new report by Statistics Sweden. Had there been a referendum on adopting the euro today a whopping 78 percent would have voted against it, news agency TT reports.
The deal was a joint procurement by the Swedish Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and the Norwegian counterpart, FLO. Photo: TT
The Administrative Court in Stockholm has delayed a SEK 20-billion defence procurement of military trucks, newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reports. The deal should have been signed before Christmas, and is a joint procurement by the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and its Norwegian counterpart, FLO.