The Moderates will leave the government-led defence talks, unless more money is set aside for defence in this autumn's budget, said party leader Anna Kinberg Batra on the party's day at Almedalen Week.
Radio Sweden's coverage of the week of intensive politics on the island of Gotland.
- On Sunday.
- On Saturday.
The Green Party focused its day at Almedalen Week on how the party is pushing for changes to improve the environment, through various taxes and support of green investments.
- Focus on healthcare.
The Sweden Democrats have contacted several academics to put together a report in an effort to move away from their white supremacist and Nazi roots. They hope to become known as the "new healthcare party".
- Pushing for a ban.
Members of a militant neo-Nazi organisation have begun to arrive on the Baltic island of Gotland to attend the political week of Almedalen for the first time. Despite protests, the Nordic Resistance Movement has been given a stall for the weekend.
This week's Almedalen Festival is often written off as a champagne-fuelled political bubble. But for Bangladeshi campaigner Tawhid Amanullah, it allowed him to get through to people who matter.
- Revelations of corruption at National Audit Office, dozens of sex offenses reported at Swedish festivals, commuters still face grueling journey from Denmark to Sweden, and the take away from Almedalen
- Jonas Sjöstedt in Almedalen.
The Left party focused their day in Almedalen on criticising the Social Democrat led government. "Far too much of the unfairness from the (centre-right) Alliance years in government is still there," said party leader Jonas Sjöstedt.
- Party leader Anna Kinberg Batra.
The center-right Moderate Party wants to step up integration efforts for immigrants and asylum seekers by tying state aid and resident permits to attending mandatory courses on the Swedish language and society.
- Answers tough questions.
The Green Party is taking the stage today at Almedalen and is attempting to turn the focus back to the party’s core ideals after a string of political setbacks struck the co-governing party.
- Highlighted by politicians at Almedalen.
Swedish values have become a hot topic during the on-going politics week of Almedalen, on the island of Gotland.
- More mingles than meetings.
Sweden's annual political gathering Almedalen is underway on the Baltic island of Gotland this week, but one group believes local governments should think twice before sending people to attend.
- Sweden's annual political gathering Almedalen is underway but is attending it worth the cost? And could a driver's license help integrate immigrants into the Swedish workplace?
- Leader of the Sweden Democrats: Need to"regain control" in "lost" neighborhoods(1:11 min) (1:11 min)Curfews.
The opposition Sweden Democrats, during their party’s day at the political week of Almedalen, laid out a proposal to "bring back law and order" to socially excluded areas.
- Leader of the Christian Democrats: It is important that individuals are not passive for too long so they can enter the workforce easier.(2:07 min) (2:07 min)20 hours/week.
The Christian Democrats, on their party’s day during the political week of Almedalen on Gotland, are advocating for stricter requirements on asylum seekers.
- Prime Minister: The plan will focus on five areas including fighting crime and strengthening democratic values.(1:51 min) (1:51 min)Almedalen.
On Tuesday, the Social Democrats host their day at Almedalen Week with an emphasis on efforts for more social inclusion.