One more candidate for the top Christian Democrat position, Pernilla Gunther, has withdrawn her name from contention.
- Lars Adaktusson still a wild card.
- Annual report from the military intelligence agency.
According to a new report, military activities around Sweden have intensified following the crisis in Ukraine.
- Karlstad university can't guarantee security.
Karlstad University has refused approval to allow the controversial artist Lars Vilks to speak on campus.
Less than two weeks after the attack during a Vilks appearance in Copenhagen, the university says it can’t guarantee the artist’s security.
In the western city of Borås, college students studying to become preschool teachers are no longer going to be able to change diapers or help children with toilet visits, when doing an internship at preschools in the municipality.
- In solidarity after Copenhagen shootings.
Hundreds of people gathered around Stockholm’s downtown synagogue Friday evening to form a "Ring of Peace". The initiative was intended to demonstrate how people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds can come together.
- "You cannot just stick your head in the sand."
The amount of carbon dioxide emissions within Swedish borders has decreased, but the total amount of emissions caused by Swedish consumers has increased because of things like meat eating and airplane flights. Researchers now recommend a carbon tax on both of these.
- "If they don't want help, they can find their own housing."
Thirteen asylum seekers, who do not want to move into asylum housing in Långserud in central Sweden, have stayed on a bus all throughout Thursday night in a parking lot outside the police station in Karlstad.
- Eleven competitors this year.
The war of the airwaves intensifies tonight, as TV4's most popular show, the dancing competition Let's Dance makes its comeback on our TV screens.
- New rules start 1 March.
Starting on Sunday, 1 March, new rules will be introduced for the around 160,000 unemployed Swedes who are enrolled in different active labor market policy programs. And this may cause many to lose their support if they do not follow the requirements of the programs.
- "Only the tip of the iceberg."
Over the past two weeks Swedes have been hit by more cases of the flu than since measuring began in 1993, according to AnnaSara Carnahan at the Public Health Agency of Sweden.
- "Wetterstrand combines experience, commitment and political capital."
Maria Wetterstrand has been tasked by the government to lead an investigation into the possibilities of fossil fuel-free vehicles by 2030 and a carbon-neutral Sweden by 2050.
- Critics on both sides.
A new law meant to improve accessibility for disabled people to public and commercial spaces is being criticized by advocates for both disabled persons and for small businesses, and now the government has promised to review the rules.
- Video showed him beating a captive.
The Södertörn district court found a 28-year-old Syrian man guilty of war crimes and sentenced him to five years in prison, the first case of its kind in Sweden.