Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has sought to downplay the threat to Sweden as tensions continue to rise between NATO and Russia.
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- Responds to concerns.
- Government plans action.
More than a million people in Sweden are estimated to not be connected to the digital world, according to a new study.
- Living Planet report.
Swedes are consuming at such a high rate that they need four earths to sustain them, not one. WWF's Living Planet report reveals overconsumption as one of several human activities that has impacted planetary wildlife.
- Follows newspaper investigation.
The chief aide to the Minister for Infrastructure Anna Johansson has been fired in the wake of revelations about his travel expenses.
- Record title wins.
Malmö FF were crowned Swedish champions for a third time in four years after a 3-0 win at Falkenberg.
- Long-range missile system.
Defence minister Peter Hultqvist has said that the presence of two Russian nuclear-capable warships heading into the Baltic Sea is "worrying" and does nothing to ease tensions in the region.
- Suffered back problem.
Sweden's Therese Alshammar, who has competed in more Olympics than any other female swimmer, will retire after next week’s national swimming championships.
- Coach and Parent: We should look at sports from a kid's perspective, not an adult perspective.(4:26 min)Change the competition structure.
After a fight broke out at a 12 year-old boys’ football game this weekend resulting in a parent with a broken leg, many are wondering why there is so much aggression around youth sports and how can the focus shift away from winning games and back to children having fun.
- Starts in January.
Börje Ekholm has been appointed as Ericsson’s new CEO amid a tumultuous period for the telecommunications firm.
- Green Party proposal.
This weekend Sweden will be turning the clocks back one hour, resulting in an hour less of afternoon light. But some of Sweden’s politicians hope to lessen the winter burden, or at least the darkness.
- Millions recalled globally.
Toyota is recalling around 30,000 cars in Sweden as part of a global recall of vehicles fitted with airbags made by Japanese company Takata.
- No begging ban.
The government wants to strengthen laws on human trafficking to try to stop the exploitation of beggars.
- Sweden undecided.
The European Union has approved the extension of border controls for another three months should Sweden want to continue them when they expire next month.
- Medieval interest.
Game of Thrones, HBO's worldwide smash-hit TV adaptation of George R.R Martin's best-selling books could be filmed in future on the Swedish holiday island of Gotland.
- Record number in 2015.
The Migration Agency has lowered its forecast again for how many people it expects to apply for asylum in Sweden both this year and next.
- Ask for review.
The Swedish Security Service (Säpo) and the National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA) have criticised new terror laws proposed by the government.