Less than a kilometre away from a large climate action protest outside parliament, protesters from the countryside staged their own rally demanding politicians lower taxes on petrol and diesel.
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- Close to climate protest.
- Climate crisis.
Millions of people - both young and old - around the world are demonstrating for the environment today with protests for climate action in over 100 places just in Sweden.
- Blonde hair.
When girls aged 8-15 were asked to draw their ideal princess in India, Fiji and Sweden, they all drew a similar picture: princesses with blonde hair and light skin.
- "Amazing summer season".
A record number of people are hiking in the Swedish mountains with a growing interest among foreign tourists and Swedes.
- Government backed initiative.
Council-run open preschools (öppna förskolor) have become important meeting places for language and integration, particularly for foreign-born women.
- New findings.
Researchers in Sweden say they have found a link between anemia during the first part of pregnancy and the child developing autism and ADHD.
Volvo Cars says it is now evaluating the risks that may arise in the mining of rare earth metals in order to ensure that it lives up to its own standards.
What does this week's budget proposal say about the state of the four party co-operation that brought in the government? We spoke to two political commentators for their views and analysis.
- Best practice.
Swedish police are hoping to learn from their American colleagues on how to tackle gun crime, in a co-operation between Stockholm and New Jersey State Police.
- "Costly compromise."
The budget for 2020, the result of negotiations between the Social Democrats and Greens in government and the Centre Party and Liberals was presented on Wednesday.
- Budget 2020.
On Wednesday Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson presented the government's budget proposal for 2020, the first one as part of an agreement with centre-right parties.
- Low-pressure front from Norway.
Winter came to Värmland, Tuesday, with six centimetres of snow falling on higher ground.
- Criticised by unions and employers' organisations
The Green Party has introduced a new version of the old so called "free year" reform which will come into effect next autumn.
- Budget proposal.
The government is proposing spending almost 1.3 billion kronor to curb unemployment, with more than 400 million to be invested in extra services and introductory jobs.
- Work highlighting the need for urgent action to avert climate disaster.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg received Amnesty's "Ambassadors of Conscience Award" in Washington DC on Monday and said 'no-one is too small to make a difference'.