A former member of parliament for the anti-immigration Sweden Democrat party has been found guilty of embezzlement and jailed for 12 months.
- Two candidates go on to second round.
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.
- Dutch result backs Swedish approach.
The election result in The Netherlands shows that mainstream parties can successfully combat right-wing populist parties by refusing to work with them, validating the approach in Sweden, according to a leading academic.
- Has most support among Sweden Democrats.
Eighty per cent of Swedes dislike US president Donald Trump and only 10 percent like him, according to a new survey carried out by the Novus polling company and commissioned by Swedish Radio.
- Party meeting in Gothenburg.
Center Party leader Annie Lööf reiterated on Friday that her party will resist any moves by fellow coalition partners to court the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats.
- Indicted on Friday.
Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson said fellow party MP Kent Ekeroth should take a time out while his trial on assault charges is pending.
- Claims self-defense.
Prosecutors indicted Sweden Democrat Kent Ekeroth on Friday for assault charges stemming from a scuffle outside a downtown Stockholm night club late last year.
- 'Civil servant level' talks.
Members of the conservative Moderate Party and the nationalist Sweden Democrats will meet soon for talks, a Moderate Party spokesman confirmed.
- Left Party Gothenburg Chair: I see their participation as an insult to the victims(3:59 min) (3:59 min)Left Party pulls out.
An event remembering Holocaust victims in Gothenburg on Friday has been steeped in controversy due to the participation of the Sweden Democrats.
- Current government is weak minority.
The Center Party has warned its Moderate Party ally that the centre-right coalition will end if Moderates negotiate with Sweden Democrats.
- 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.
- Decision made today.
Anna Hagwall, an MP for the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats, has been expelled from the party after she made comments widely interpreted as antisemitic.
- Most MPs support Clinton or neither.
One of the few supporters of Donald Trump in the Swedish parliament is Mikael Jansson, of the nationalist Sweden Democrat party.