The April poll-of-polls suggests the governing Social Democrats are at their lowest level since 2012.
- Down from election result.
- Response to Moderates' push for membership.
Social Democrat defence minister, Peter Hultqvist, has delivered a flat no to the idea of investigating the pros and cons of Swedish Nato membership, as proposed by the Moderate Party.
- Sweden Democrats also up.
The poll-of-polls for December suggests the prime minister’s actions have won him slightly more support, after his budget suffered a humiliating defeat in parliament
- Calls Sweden Democrats budget votes "despotic".
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven says he has "lost his patience" with the centre-right opposition parties, following this Autumn's parliamentary problems, which have led to Löfven planning to call a new election in March.
- Quit politics after election.
Former Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg has criticized Prime Minister Stefan Löfven's decision to call a new election.
The Greens have abandoned hopes of stopping a major road project, the Stockholm bypass.
- One of main backers of the Social Democrats.
The head of the blue-collar Swedish trades union congress, LO, says he would like to see the nation's extra election, which is planned for this spring but has not yet officially been called, cancelled.
- Weekend conference largest in party's history.
Sweden Democrat party secretary, Björn Söder, hits back at the prime minister, who called the party “Neo-fascist” in an op-ed published Saturday.
- Activists primed to go.
Sweden will once again go to the polls in March, following the government's decision to dissolve parliament at the end of this month and call an extra election.
- "We will act to put any government down that doesn't take these questions seriously"5:16 min 5:16 minMember of Parliament Paula Bieler.
The Sweden Democrats are ready to bring down any government that does not meet its demand of addressing what it sees as "unregulated immigration."
- Official proposal in December.
Front-runner Anna Kinberg Batra is to be asked to become the new leader of the conservative Moderates, TV4 news reports, following a meeting of the party's nominations committee.
- Condemned by national parties
In one local council both the conservative Moderates and the Left Party agreed with the Sweden Democrats to vote down the proposed council chairs.
- Slightly greater lead for red-greens.
Straight after an election polls usually show a shift in party preference, but surveys suggest voters are sticking with who they chose in the election.