Migration minister Tobias Billström caused a stir on Tuesday evening when he wrote in social media that both the Sweden Democrats and Feminist initiative are extreme parties and need to be fought hard against.
- View expressed on facebook page.
- Sweden Democrats opposed.
The EU parliament on Tuesday ratified the Association Agreement with Ukraine, with most Swedish MEPs voting in favour.
- Work continues to form a new government.
On Wednesday, the Speaker of the parliament Per Westerberg will start asking all party leaders how their parties will vote on Stefan Löfven to become prime minister - but also how they will vote on a coming budget.
- Sent to intensive care with alcohol poisoning
Four high school girls in Varberg were taken to hospital with acute alcohol poisoning on Monday after a drinking initiation game got out of hand. Three of the girls needed treatment in intensive care.
- First Swedish team in 14 years to make the Champions League.
Malmö FF are just hours away from making their debut in the Champions League as the 17 times Swedish champions take on Italian giants Juventus in Turin.
- 16 september kl 17:33
The leader of the Social Democrats has closed the door on the Left Party as a potential partner in government. A leader of the Left, Ali Esbati, reacts to Radio Sweden. Reporter: Kris Boswell.Fast Social Democrat refusal.
The leader of the Social Democrats has closed the door on the Left Party as a potential partner in government, we get reactions and analysis.
- Says no to working with centre-left.
The Liberal Party leader, Jan Björklund, says he has got full support from his party's national executive to carry on as party leader. And he won't be co-operating with Stefan Löfven.
- 16 september kl 17:20
The US café chain Starbucks could soon be hitting the high streets of Sweden, after a new deal between it and supermarket chain ICA. Stabucks currently have a handful of cafés in Sweden at train stations and airports, but this could be the first time it makes the move to the high street and shopping centres. Radio Sweden speaks to the CEO of Ica, Anders Svensson. Reporter: Kris Boswell.Opening 3 to start with.
The US café chain Starbucks could soon be hitting the high streets of Sweden, after a new deal between it and supermarket chain ICA.
- "Insufficient checks".
The Schools Inspectorate criticises the local council in Högsby for its non-existent control of the pre-school where a trainee sexually abused children as young as two years old.
- Follows Reinfeldt and Borg.
The Minister for Financial Markets, Peter Norman, is also leaving politics, after the government and the Moderate Party's defeat in the elections.
- Holding the balance of power.
The Sweden Democrats could hold the balance of power in about half of the local councils in Sweden, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Controls tests on human subjects.
A third of the members of the Ethical Review Board, which vets the ethics of research involving humans, have resigned in protest against how the board is run.
- Despite talk of stricter mortgage-rules.
House prices in Sweden continue to rise, despite the warnings that mortgage-owners will soon have to start paying off their debt.