A new deal means that the Swedish manufacturer Saab will for many years to come be making trainer aircrafts for the US Air Force. This is a sign of Sweden's closer security ties to the US, according to one analyst.
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- Trainer aircrafts.
Sweden has the lowest proportion of people living in 'serious material deprivation' in EU. Just over 1 percent compared to the EU average of 7 percent.
- Government negotiations.
The Social Democrat leader is hoping to attract the Center and Liberal parties into supporting him as prime minister, and has mentioned possible changes to Swedish employment protection; but the unions who back the Social Democrat party say they want no such compromises.
- New attempt.
On Monday, the speaker of Sweden's parliament gave the leader of the Social Democrats, Stefan Löfven, two weeks to try to form a new government.
- New round of talks.
Party leaders are meeting the speaker of parliament for a new round of talks, after the Moderate leader Ulf Kristersson over the weekend said his attempts to form a government had failed.
- Thousands affected.
Train delays of several hours between Stockholm and Gothenburg are affecting thousands of passengers, after a fire in an electrical building in Skövde over the weekend.
- New political group.
A new group modelled on a British political organisation hopes to boost left-wing politics in Sweden, but how successful has the original organisation been?
- Breaking up bloc politics in the capital.
The Green Party and the centre-right Alliance have struck a deal to run the Stockholm City Council together, which means plans for a Nobel Centre, an Apple store, a major infrastructure project, and for hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics will be scuppered.
If you're a British citizen living here in Sweden, you may be wondering about what rights you'll have here after Brexit, especially if the UK leaves the EU without striking a deal.
Swedish Radio has found 14 court cases in Sweden in which the metoo campaign against sexual harassment was explicitly mentioned.
- Hunting season.
The chances of colliding with an elk, wild boar or other wild animal on the road escalates in the autumn months, due in part to the amount of hunters and mushroom pickers disturbing wildlife in the forests.
- One year on.
Almost two-thirds of Swedes believe that the #MeToo movement has led to real changes in society, although opinions differ greatly between the sexes on what has actually changed.
- Honour-based violence and oppression.
Authorities suspect that as many as nine children from Gothenburg could have been forcibly married in their parents' home countries over the summer school break.
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On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee acknowledged Stockholm as one of three official candidates to hosting the Winter Olympics 2026.
- Save the Children report.
Fewer children live in poverty in Sweden but the inequality gap is growing. Poverty rates for children with a foreign background are higher than for children whose parents are Swedish.