The Center Party is meeting for its annual congress and enjoying a rise in the polls, but it has unusually low support among those with foreign backgrounds.
- Budget for 2018.
The centre-right opposition criticised the government budget for lack of long-term reforms, and warned the economy may over-heat due to all the spending.
- Falling polling figures.
After its leader resigned on Friday morning the Moderate Party's selection committee will meet on Sunday to discuss possible successors.
- Cross-party deal.
Defence analyst Jacob Westberg believes that the deal on increased defence spending struck between the government and two parties of the opposition is in line with the expectations from the Swedish Armed Forces.
- New kind of employment contract.
The four centre-right opposition parties want to introduce a new form of employment, with 70 per cent of a normal starter salary, to try to bring more people who are young, or are new in Sweden, onto the labour market.
- Renew Swedish Model.
The leader of Sweden's Centre Party has discounted the chance of a grand coalition between Sweden's centre-left and centre-right after next year's election.
- Political week in Järva
Center Party leader Annie Lööf has called for additional funding of SEK 280 million over four years for poorer areas of Sweden.
- 1 av 2Two candidates go on to second round.
Swedish politicians are lining up to support the centrist candidate in France's presidential election, with only the Sweden Democrats' Jimmie Åkesson backing his far-right rival.
- Party meeting in Gothenburg.
Center Party leader Annie Lööf reiterated on Friday that her party will resist any moves by fellow coalition partners to court the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats.
- Moderate Party opens for cooperation.
The leader of Sweden's biggest opposition party remains committed to start working with anti-immigration populists, despite warnings from her liberal colleagues.
Is the centre-right Alliance breaking up? Gothenburg professor Jonas Hinnfors says the Center Party leadership is setting a clear limit for what it will tolerate from its Moderate Party allies.
- Current government is weak minority.
The Center Party has warned its Moderate Party ally that the centre-right coalition will end if Moderates negotiate with Sweden Democrats.
- Man described as "potential security risk".
The Sweden Democrat leadership has spoken out on the "Putilov affair" after a Swedish Radio investigation found a parliamentary assistant had used several false names and received millions from a property deal with a Russian criminal businessman.
- Opposition mainly abstained.
Swedish lawmakers passed a law that demands identity documents for travellers to Sweden, including making train and bus companies police this rule.