Next year the number of military conscripts will rise by 1,000 and some of them will be trained to defend from cyber-attacks.
- Military service reactivated.
- New report.
Men make up about 70 percent of those quoted or featured at the center of news reports in mainstream Swedish media, according to a new report.
Too much screen time is a common complaint parents have about their kids. Radio Sweden heard how one mother responded by developing an app.
- New study.
The electoral rise of the Sweden Democrats was the most frequently reported upon topic in foreign media's coverage of the Swedish elections.
- General election.
Sweden's security service says it is seeing an increase in the number of activities aimed at damaging confidence in the election process and in the democratic system.
- Bots favour certain parties.
Attempts to influence Swedes via automated messages on social media have increased ahead of the election, according to a new study from the Swedish Defence Research Agency.
- Nordic Resistance Movement.
The trial of a 48-year-old man, charged with planning to kill two newspaper journalists in north-central Sweden, begins on Thursday.
- Needs regulator approval.
The biggest broadband provider in Sweden has announced plans to buy the country's second biggest TV channel.
- Artificial intelligence.
More than 8,000 researchers and experts are currently gathered in Stockholm for one of the world's largest scientific events in artificial intelligence.
- Public service.
Sweden's public broadcasters should focus on their core mission, video and audio, and not online text, says the final report of an important commission.
- Iconic radio show.
Swedish Radio's Sommar i P1 show announced the line-up for this year's programs. It's one of the nation's most well-known radio shows and a staple for many listeners during the summer holiday.
- EU law.
Some companies in Sweden will not have to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation that comes into effect in Friday, and work is underway to find a solution.
- Millions affected.
SKL gave a private digital healthcare company access to patient records without notifying the relevant authorities, reports Swedish Radio's local station in Östergötland county.
- Digital divide.
Librarians end up spending less time talking about books and literature with visitors, and more time helping people with various digital problems.
- Replace TV license.
Culture and Democracy Minister Alice Bah Kuhnke said on Thursday the government is backing the idea to establish an income-based to fund Sweden's public service media.