There's no sign of progress in the talks to form a new government, and a new party leader may have to take over the attempt after the weekend.
- New round of talks.
Party leaders are meeting the speaker of parliament for a new round of talks, after the Moderate leader Ulf Kristersson over the weekend said his attempts to form a government had failed.
- Who will lead Sweden?
Some seats in the Parliament have changed hands during the counting of the so-called Wednesday votes: overseas ballots as well as some remaining early votes. But the final result is still too close to call.
- Says Social Democrats should support an Alliance government.
The leaders of the centre-right opposition Alliance on Wednesday called on the ruling Social Democrats to step aside and help them form a stable government and end the political uncertainty following Sunday's election.
Ulf Kristersson, leader of the largest party in the centre-right Alliance, said that there is no chance the Moderates will govern nor negotiate with the Sweden Democrats.
- 1 av 2Graph of polling figures2 av 2Polling company Sifo.
The small parties are rising and the Sweden Democrats are shrinking, according to the last Swedish Radio poll-of-polls before the election on Sunday.
- Election analysis.
With just a few days to go until the final day of voting on Sunday, Sweden's next government is unusually hard to predict, says political scientist Sofie Blombäck at Mid-Sweden University.
- 1 av 5Emilia Bjuggren of the Social Democrats is part of the ruling coalition, with responsibility for the labour market.3 av 5Stockholm's local elections.
Swedes are heading to the polls not just to decide who will govern the country but also who will control municipal and county councils across Sweden. Those hoping to control Stockholm's City Hall and the county region will have an impact on the lives of two million people over the next four years.
- Radio Sweden Weekly: Pre-election voting, party leader interviews, political upheaval in Gothenburg27 min 27 minAs the election draws near, we interview the remaining four parliamentary party leaders, in English, on the isuses that matter.
- Party leader interview.
In Radio Sweden's series of party leader interviews, Ebba Busch Thor, the leader of the Christian Democrats, said putting the national state in charge of healthcare, instead of local county councils, will vastly improve quality and access for patients.
- General election.
Sweden's opposition centre-right Alliance said on Tuesday that it puts "results" ahead of "symbolic actions" when it comes to fighting climate change.
- Bombing the fire.
In an experiment to try to limit one of the uncontrollable wildfires, Swedish warplanes have dropped a bomb in an effort to snuff out the flames.
- Five-step proposal.
Party leader Ebba Busch Thor says that healthcare is "the most important question ahead of the autumn’s elections, and ultimately, a question of human dignity."
- Last before election.
We analyse the last parliamentary debate among the eight party leaders before the election.