The governing Social Democrats and Greens have the lowest voter support in many years according to an opinion poll conducted by Novus and published by Swedish Radio News on Saturday.
- Sweden Democrats on the rise.
- The December Agreement.
The collapse of a political agreement on budgetary votes between the government and Sweden's center-right opposition has rekindled a sense of uncertainty in Swedish politics.
- "The sky is the limit."
Sweden Democrat party leader Jimmie Åkesson gave his speech last night at Almadalen, saying that they are aiming to be the biggest party in Parliament.
- "More cooperation with NATO"
Family, defense and the fight against terrorism was at the center of Christian Democrat party leader Ebbe Busch Thor's first speech ever at Almedalen.
- "Send JAS jets to fight IS."
Christian Democrat Party leader Ebba Busch Thor delivered her first speech on the stage in the Almedalen park this evening.
- Jobs, Ukraine, parental leave and interest rates among topics.
The party leaders are engaged in a debate in the Swedish Parliament, with Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson coming under fire from all sides.
- Support grows in three of four parties.
A majority of voters with the four-party opposition Alliance want to cooperate with the pariah Sweden Democrats on issues where the parties think alike, according to a new poll.
- Down from election result.
The April poll-of-polls suggests the governing Social Democrats are at their lowest level since 2012.
- Ebba Busch Thor.
The Christian Democrats on Saturday formally elected their youngest and first female party leader, the 28-year-old Ebba Busch Thor.
- Alliance coalition.
Sweden's opposition Alliance coalition will submit both a joint budget and their own separate proposals in response to the government's budget this spring.
- Only remaining candidate.
The Christian Democrats' nomination committee has unanimously nominated Ebba Busch Thor to become their next party leader, news agency TT reports.
- Lars Adaktusson still a wild card.
One more candidate for the top Christian Democrat position, Pernilla Gunther, has withdrawn her name from contention.
- Photos with the Israeli military not thought to be a liability for the front-runner.
No sooner did Ebba Busch Thor announce that she is a candidate for the post of party leader for the Christian Democrat Party, then photos turned up of her posing on a military vehicle in Israel wearing an Israeli army t-shirt.