Malmö's Moderate Party leader held talks with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats on Tuesday over how to end the Social Democrats' 24-year rule in the city.
As if sent to help in troubled times, Tibet's spiritual leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, arrived in Malmö at lunchtime on Tuesday.
The Irish rock frontman Bono mocked the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats as Nazis from stage in Paris on the night of Sweden's elections.
With a huge question mark still hanging in the air over Sweden's next government, and much else still uncertain, here are six things we know and six we don't about Sweden's political landscape after the election.
The big story from Sweden's election is still to be written. As politicians wrangle, the country's reputation and values are at stake.
The populist Sweden Democrats have painted Sweden's southernmost county of Skåne almost entirely yellow, emerging in the parliamentary vote as the biggest party in 21 out of 33 municipalities.
A 28-year-old woman in Sweden has been refused permission to change her first name to 'Nazi' after the authorities deemed the name 'unsuitable', a regional newspaper reports.
Car giant Volvo said it has had to postpone plans for a share sale, over fears of the US' rumbling trade war with China.