The welfare state seems set to become a key battleground in the run-up to the 2018 general election with the Christian Democrats becoming the latest party to wade into the debate during Almedalen Week.
- 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.
- To cut pensioner tax.
The Christian Democrat Party wants to raise SEK 15 billion from extra sales fees in order to cut tax for pensioners.
- Moderates and Christian Democrats.
Leaders of Sweden's centre-right opposition have expressed worry over the election of Donald Trump as President of the USA.
- Shadow proposal.
Family is at the centre of the Christian Democrat's shadow budget for 2017, which was presented by leader Ebba Busch Thor on Monday.
- Sweden Democrats on the rise.
The governing Social Democrats and Greens have the lowest voter support in many years according to an opinion poll conducted by Novus and published by Swedish Radio News on Saturday.
- The December Agreement.
The collapse of a political agreement on budgetary votes between the government and Sweden's center-right opposition has rekindled a sense of uncertainty in Swedish politics.
- "The sky is the limit."
Sweden Democrat party leader Jimmie Åkesson gave his speech last night at Almadalen, saying that they are aiming to be the biggest party in Parliament.
- "More cooperation with NATO"
Family, defense and the fight against terrorism was at the center of Christian Democrat party leader Ebbe Busch Thor's first speech ever at Almedalen.
- "Send JAS jets to fight IS."
Christian Democrat Party leader Ebba Busch Thor delivered her first speech on the stage in the Almedalen park this evening.
- Jobs, Ukraine, parental leave and interest rates among topics.
The party leaders are engaged in a debate in the Swedish Parliament, with Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson coming under fire from all sides.
- Support grows in three of four parties.
A majority of voters with the four-party opposition Alliance want to cooperate with the pariah Sweden Democrats on issues where the parties think alike, according to a new poll.
- Down from election result.
The April poll-of-polls suggests the governing Social Democrats are at their lowest level since 2012.
- Ebba Busch Thor.
The Christian Democrats on Saturday formally elected their youngest and first female party leader, the 28-year-old Ebba Busch Thor.