Sweden's security service, Säpo, said on Thursday that they have arrested a man in western Sweden suspected of preparing or inciting a terrorist attack.
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- Several brought in for questioning.
- Labour market.
The Swedish economy is running on full steam, with the public employment agency forecasting a growing labour market in the next two years.
- 1 av 2Flight tax abolished.
With the backing of the Sweden Democrats, Parliament has voted in favour of a conservative Moderate/Christian Democrat budget which promises major tax cuts.
The Swedish airforce will be making the shape of a Christmas tree in flights all over the country as part of a yearly tradition, although Stockholm will miss out on the festive fun this year.
- Expected to lose.
The Social Democrat leader has been nominated as the next candidate for prime minister, despite the fact that he is likely to lose the parliamentary vote scheduled on Friday.
A government commissioned study wants to raise the standard and the status of interpreters in Sweden. It also wants to ban the practice of letting children interpret for their parents and relatives.
- Renewable energy
Sweden has large deposits of rare earth minerals, which are necessary components in clean energy technologies. However, China could prevent Swedish companies from investing in local mines due to their dominance and influence on the international market.
- Swedish Radio in Dalarna.
More than three months after the general election, some Swedes are agonizing over the fact that the nation still doesn't have a new government. But some are turning that angst into art.
- 1 av 2Three months after the election.
After negotiations between the Centre Party and the Social Democrats broke down, Radio Sweden took to the streets of Stockholm to ask people if they have given up hope of seeing a new government - at least before Christmas?
- Seasonal arrival.
It's the nightmare before Christmas. Swedes are fearful. Not because there's been an early run on Christmas hams or pickled herring but because of a more unseen, sinister threat to public health - the Winter vomiting bug is here.
Police in Stockholm have decided to stop investigating all cases of fraud involving less than SEK 5,000, complaining of a lack of resources.
Celebrities used their choice of clothes to make a statement at the Nobel banquet - and it was not always appreciated.
- Three months after election.
The Social Democrat leader has responded to the Center Party's walkout from government talks by repeating that he is willing to negotiate.
- Talks over a deal failed.
Attempts to form a government are back to square one after Center party leader Annie Lööf said on Monday that she will not be supporting Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven as prime minister.
- Anniversary of Nobel's death.
Stress levels will be rising in the kitchens of Stockholm City Hall as around 300 chefs, servers and pot washers prepare for this evening's Nobel banquet.