Green Party: ‘We didn’t succeed’

Green Party: ‘We didn’t succeed’

While the Green Party did not become Sweden's third political force as it hoped, it is set to govern alongside new prime minister Stefan Löfven. The Local spoke with Gustav Fridolin, one of the party's two co-leaders.

Sweden’s Prime Minister and Finance Minister quit

Sweden’s Prime Minister and Finance Minister quit

Outgoing Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has handed in his resignation after his right-wing Alliance was defeated at the polls on Sunday. His Finance Minister Anders Borg has announced he is leaving politics too.

Behind the scenes: Election night 2014

Behind the scenes: Election night 2014

The Local reported live from the main parties' election events on Sunday night. Our reporters shared their insights ahead of the results.

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ELECTIONS BLOG: Updates and analysis

The Local blogged live throughout Sunday night as our reporters watched Reinfeldt resign as prime minister, Löfven declare he was ready to lead the Red-Greens and the nationalist Sweden Democrats celebrate becoming Sweden's third largest party.

Schyman shares stage with ‘feminist’ Pharell

Schyman shares stage with ‘feminist’ Pharell

Feminist Initiative spokeswoman Gudrun Schyman grabbed the headlines late Saturday night when she joined US superstar Pharell Williams on stage during his worldwide hit "Happy".

Sweden votes in tight election battle

Sweden votes in tight election battle

UPDATED: Sweden is expected to vote the centre-left Social Democrats back into power in general elections on Sunday, while the anti-immigration nationalist right is likely to make historic gains.