Justice Minister Morgan Johansson of the Social Democrats says to Swedish Radio that a legal ban against neo-Nazi and racist groups would be constitutional.
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- After Almedalen.
- Died in 2007.
Saturday marks what would have been legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman's 100th birthday.
The boat will embark next week on an Arctic research expedition to study how clouds are formed there and how that relates to tiny life forms in the ocean.
- Girls' welfare.
Sweden isn't doing enough to protect girls seeking asylum here, according to Liberal party member Juno Blom, who is the government-appointed coordinator of the national team against honor-related violence and oppression.
Interior ministers from 28 European countries are meeting for talks today in the Austrian city of Innsbruck, for the first time since Austria took over the presidency of the EU.
- First round.
People who applied to study at university this autumn find out whether or not they got in on Thursday.
- Worked to resolve conflict.
This week saw a historic peace agreement between the African nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea, that ended 20 years of hostility and restored diplomatic relations.
- Will be appealed.
The County Administrative Board of Sörmland decided on Monday to suspend a decision by Esklinstuna municipality that people who want to beg must apply for a permit from the police to do so.
The international youth football tournament Gothia Cup in Gothenburg has invited the team of the twelve Thai boys who were trapped for 17 days in a cave in Thailand, the Wild Boars Football Club, to come to next year's tournament as special guests with all expenses covered.
- Too few applicants.
The government has decided to ease the rules for the so called “studiestartstöd”, a special grant aimed at unemployed people without upper secondary school qualifications.
- Government funding lost.
An increasing number of people have been calling Save the Children's helpline against violent extremism in recent years. Despite this, the government has chosen to withdraw its financial support.
During the first two years of taking on students who are new to the country, a municipality receives financial aid from the state, but after that time municipalities are expected to meet other costs themselves.
The hot and dry weather is badly affecting Sweden's farmers. It is the worst drought in 26 years, according to the farmers association. The government is now stepping in to try to ease the situation, and is hoping for crisis money from the European Commission.
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The record number of asylum seekers that came to Sweden in 2015, put high demands on the schools. But according to the National Agency for Education, the municipalities that received most of the new pupils have managed to deal with the situation well.
- Analysis and looking ahead.
What went wrong for Sweden, when the lost the World Cup quarterfinals to England on Saturday, and what lies ahead for the team?