Sweden's opposition centre-right Alliance said on Tuesday that it puts "results" ahead of "symbolic actions" when it comes to fighting climate change.
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- General election.
- Party leader interview.
In Radio Sweden's series of party leader interviews, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, who is the leader of the Social Democrat party, says that his party has not been influenced by the opposition Sweden Democrats' tough stance on migration.
- 1 av 2Two arrests.
Up to 80 cars were set on fire Monday night in western Sweden, in what Gothenburg police suspect was a coordinated attack spread via social media.
- Climate change.
High levels of toxic blue-green algae, which has thrived in this summer's extreme hot weather, is making it more difficult to secure clean drinking water.
- Party leader interview.
In the first of Radio Sweden's party leader interviews, the Left Party's Jonas Sjöstedt says he believes immigrants can strengthen Sweden's economy.
- Teenager smashes records.
Armand Duplantis won gold for Sweden in a thrilling pole vault competition on the final day of the European Championships in Berlin, Sunday. The 18-year-old, who has dual American-Swedish citizenship, vaulted to an under-20 world record of 6.05 meters.
- One year after the murder.
It's exactly one year since journalist Kim Wall disappeared. Her murder on board a submarine made headlines all over the world. Today, her mother, Ingrid Wall, tells her story on the Swedish Radio program "Sommar i P1" about the day the family's life was changed forever.
- Reform package.
As general elections approach, the Green party, the junior partner in the government, said on Friday that it wants to spend SEK 50 billion on climate policies in a reform package over the next four years with the goal of a completely fossil-fuel free Sweden by 2030.
Swedish Ryanair pilots joined colleagues across Europe on Friday, in a coordinated 24-hour strike to demand better terms and conditions.
Sarah Sjöström rounded-off a successful week at the European Championships by winning her fourth individual gold medal in the 50 metres butterfly on Thursday. But Sweden's record-breaking swimmer was still not entirely satisfied.
- Election countdown.
With just a month to go until the general election, Sweden's political parties will be spending SEK 340 million on advertising and other campaign activities. But according to a new poll on Thursday, many Swedes are turned off by party political adverts.
- Municipalities would need to meet conditions.
With exactly a month to go before general elections, the biggest opposition party, the conservative Moderates, presented their ideas for economic reform today, proposing to invest SEK 50 billion in "reestablishing the social contract" over the coming four years.
- Buckled tracks.
Buckled train tracks, fires and thunderstorms are causing major problems for the country's railways, Thursday.
- 1 av 2Malin Kyllesjö2 av 2First in Sweden.
Many have been working in Sweden this summer to put out the wildfires that have burned around the country. Among the volunteers are two dogs, especially trained to find embers after the main fire has been put out.
Some Swedish companies face difficulties following the renewed US sanctions against Iran and firms that do business with Iran. Radio Sweden spoke to a Swedish export specialist to assess the impact.