Trial begins in ICA scandal : The main trial for the ICA scandal, where 18 people are alleged to have acquired 20.5 million SEK through secret insider information, begins on Tuesday. The suspects claim they did not have any secret information, but the prosecutor argues that the circumstances provide enough evidence to convict them. The investigation has been complicated by the suspects becoming aware of the investigation earlier than planned.
Government presents new budget proposal : The government will propose an additional job tax deduction in the upcoming autumn budget, focusing on low and medium-income earners. This comes after the announcement that the threshold for state tax will not be increased for high-income earners, resulting in criticism from the Moderate Party. The opposition parties are in agreement with the government's proposed changes.
Crisis in the TV industry : Viaplay and TV4 are experiencing a turbulent period with CEO departures and cost-cutting measures. Viaplay has seen its share price halved after its CEO resigned, while Canal Plus has acquired a 12 percent stake in the company. TV4 is cutting 100 positions and putting major productions on hold, raising concerns about the future of the TV division.