- New poll.
A survey suggests that centre-right voters would prefer working with the centre-left Social Democrats rather than working with the nationalist Sweden Democrats.
- Licenses required to beg in certain areas.
A local city council has voted to demand permits for begging in the town centre, and this move is being watched by many other politicians in Sweden who want to limit or stop begging.
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has been voted into Swedish law by the Parliament, but there is debate over whether it will make a difference when it comes into effect in 2020.
- Last before election.
We analyse the last parliamentary debate among the eight party leaders before the election.
- Debate over asylum seekers.
Migration and integration are the most discussed policy issues on social media and some of Sweden’s political parties have been subjects of increasingly negative attention, according to a survey by the Swedish polling company Sifo.
- Willing to look over the divide to the Social Democrats and Greens.
Today the Center Party announced its plans for the upcoming election campaign, where they say their motto will be “forward”.
- Lay judges.
One lay-judge has stepped down, and another may lose their position after finding a man innocent of assault, partly because he "came from a good family".
The Center Party is meeting for its annual congress and enjoying a rise in the polls, but it has unusually low support among those with foreign backgrounds.
- Budget for 2018.
The centre-right opposition criticised the government budget for lack of long-term reforms, and warned the economy may over-heat due to all the spending.
- Falling polling figures.
After its leader resigned on Friday morning the Moderate Party's selection committee will meet on Sunday to discuss possible successors.
- Cross-party deal.
Defence analyst Jacob Westberg believes that the deal on increased defence spending struck between the government and two parties of the opposition is in line with the expectations from the Swedish Armed Forces.
- New kind of employment contract.
The four centre-right opposition parties want to introduce a new form of employment, with 70 per cent of a normal starter salary, to try to bring more people who are young, or are new in Sweden, onto the labour market.
- Renew Swedish Model.
The leader of Sweden's Centre Party has discounted the chance of a grand coalition between Sweden's centre-left and centre-right after next year's election.
- Political week in Järva
Center Party leader Annie Lööf has called for additional funding of SEK 280 million over four years for poorer areas of Sweden.