Sweden's Green Party has removed its foreign affairs spokesperson, Pernilla Stålhammar over a row about party members' alleged contacts with a foreign power.
- Security allegations.
- Over a decade.
The Green Party has launched an internal inquiry into one of its MPs, who has left after being accused of unwelcome advances and harasssment.
- Ineffective action.
Swedish members of the EU parliament are disappointed in the government efforts to free two Swedish citizens detained by Turkey.
- 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.
- Pride Week.
Green politicians want Sweden to recognise a third legal gender, allow children to have more than two legal guardians, and constitutionally protect transgender people against hate crimes.
The new Minister for Infrastructure has announced an investigation into the scandal that saw his predecessor step down.
- Political scientist: They have failed on a number of important environmental issues(4:22 min) (4:22 min)Conference in Linköping.
A political scientist attending the Green Party conference tells Radio Sweden that, in order to reverse negative polling trends, the party needs to steer government politics in a “green direction”.
- 1 av 2Väljaropinion maj 20172 av 2Party congress in Linköping.
As the Green Party conference kicks off on Friday, a fresh poll of polls shows that the Social Democrats' coalition government partner has dropped below the 4-percent threshold to stay in parliament.
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Swedish politicians are lining up to support the centrist candidate in France's presidential election, with only the Sweden Democrats' Jimmie Åkesson backing his far-right rival.
- Calls for common Alliance budget.
Sweden's conservative Moderate Party is ready to defeat the Social Democrat-Green Party government on a key vote, which could open the way for Moderate leader Anna Kinberg Batra to become prime minister - but neither the Centre Party nor the Liberal Party support the move.
- Unhappy over sale of coal plants.
Eight former leaders of the Green Party have heavily criticized their party for compromising core beliefs in its coalition with the Social Democrats.
- Newcomers are experienced politicians.
How significant was the government reshuffle? Not very, one political scientist tells Radio Sweden about Prime Minister Stefan Löfven's minister selections Wednesday.
- Åsa Romson and Gustav Fridolin.
Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven declined to speculate on the political futures of the Green Party's spokespersons Åsa Romson and Gustav Fridolin after the pair announced that they are prepared to step down.
- Leaders' fates in hands of nominating committee.
Åsa Romson and Gustav Fridolin are prepared to step aside as co-spokespersons for the Green Party if members decide to change leadership, the two said at a Monday press conference.
- Sweden's 'alternative' party.
Although the Green Party has been in Swedish Parliament since the late 1980s, the group may still be a little green behind the ears when it comes to national politics due to their original aim to be Sweden's alternative to established parties.