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.
- New round of talks.
- Breaking up bloc politics in the capital.
The Green Party and the centre-right Alliance have struck a deal to run the Stockholm City Council together, which means plans for a Nobel Centre, an Apple store, a major infrastructure project, and for hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics will be scuppered.
- Twenty percent.
The Green Party's narrow escape from exiting parliament at the recent general election was all thanks to tactical voting from supporters of the Social Democrats, the Left Party and the Feminist Initiative, a post-election survey by pollsters Novus suggests.
- 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.
- 1 av 2Local elections.
The outcome of the election result in Sweden's three biggest cities is as unclear as in the general election.
Sweden's Social Democrat Prime Minister is not stepping down - but he faces a vote to stay in power that he seems likely to lose, unless he can convince some of the opposition to support him.
- 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, the Green party co-spokesperson and deputy prime minister, Isabella Lövin, questioned the climate achievements of the centre-right Alliance when they were in office.
- Reform package.
As general elections approach, the Green party, the junior partner in the government, said on Friday that it wants to spend SEK 50 billion on climate policies in a reform package over the next four years with the goal of a completely fossil-fuel free Sweden by 2030.
The Green Party’s spokesperson Isabella Lövin focused on the environment, agriculture, and this summer's record temperatures in her Almedalen speech on Sunday.
- Last before election.
We analyse the last parliamentary debate among the eight party leaders before the election.