Following an announcement made in November, the government has now proposed its draft law aimed at to limit the number of people moving to Sweden.
- Would last for three years.
- Homes are not being checked out well enough.
- Security Police.
A resident of the Stockholm area was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to commit terrorist crimes, the Swedish Security Service (Säpo) announced on their website Thursday.
- Could come into effect this summer.
The government wants to criminalise the act of stealing someone's identity and the act of ordering goods or services in someone else's name
- Government proposal.
In order to provide employment for immigrants and to plug holes in the Swedish labor force, the government announced plans to create a fast-track for newly-arrived teachers.
- Down to minus 0.5 percent.
Sweden's central bank announced Thursday that it will lower the already record-low benchmark interest rate.
- Still at 13.1 percent.
Youth unemployment has gone down rapidly in Sweden and is now down to 2009 levels.
- Nine deaths in just five weeks.
The national lifesaving association urges Swedes in southern and central parts of the country to stay off the ice.
- First Swede ever to win.
Swedish songwriter and music producer Max Martin and Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli are the winners of Sweden's top music accolade, the 2016 Polar Music Prize.
- Discovered in China in November.
The Swedish Public Health Agency confirms that two Swedes have been infected by a bacteria that resists the most common antibiotics that doctors use as a last resort.
- "It's really about the Church looking into itself, looking into its own mirror and sometimes it's not so pretty what you see"(6:30 min)The so-called Nomad schools.
A newly published collection of stories from the Sami community examines the often painful history of the lives of young Sami students at boarding schools run by the Swedish Church.
- Legendary race.
During 2016 Jokkmokk market in northern Sweden over the weekend, the annual reindeer race crowned a surprise winner: Gerald Thomson, Australia's ambassador to Sweden.
- Police see links to the far-right scene.
A group of 14 people, armed with axes and iron bars, were arrested Monday night suspected of planing an attack against an asylum centre in Nynäshamn, south of Stockholm.
- Top execs could get 6 years.
Five people who played important roles in the failed HQ Bank that crashed in 2010 go on trial today suspected of embezzlement and swindling.