Centre-right PM candidate faces likely defeat in Swedish parliamentary vote

Centre-right PM candidate faces likely defeat in Swedish parliamentary vote

On Wednesday, Swedish centre-right leader Ulf Kristersson is expected to become the first prime minister candidate to be voted down by parliament -- including by two of his allies.

Centre-right Alliance and Green Party to lead Stockholm council

Centre-right Alliance and Green Party to lead Stockholm council

Opposition hits back at Swedish PM: ‘Alliance is still the biggest’

Opposition hits back at Swedish PM: ‘Alliance is still the biggest’

Opposition pushes ahead with no-confidence motion against defence minister

Opposition pushes ahead with no-confidence motion against defence minister

Analysis: Was Prime Minister Löfven’s cabinet reshuffle a smart move?

Analysis: Was Prime Minister Löfven’s cabinet reshuffle a smart move?

Swedish PM announces government reshuffle in response to no-confidence motion

Swedish PM announces government reshuffle in response to no-confidence motion

The Swedish no-confidence motion explained: who’s involved and what it means

The Swedish no-confidence motion explained: who’s involved and what it means

Swedish Moderate leader’s power play backfires leaving opposition divisions exposed

Swedish Moderate leader’s power play backfires leaving opposition divisions exposed

Sweden’s budget passes despite far-right opposition

Sweden’s budget passes despite far-right opposition

Four budget proposals from Sweden opposition

Four budget proposals from Sweden opposition

No confidence motion against Prime Minister

No confidence motion against Prime Minister

Majority of Swedes back snap election in 2015

Majority of Swedes back snap election in 2015

Sweden’s Prime Minister calls fresh election

Sweden’s Prime Minister calls fresh election

Sweden’s coalition on verge of collapse

Sweden’s coalition on verge of collapse

Sweden could see return to military service

Sweden could see return to military service

Sweden promises cash to combat Russia threat

Sweden promises cash to combat Russia threat

Alliance promises jobs and help for migrants

Alliance promises jobs and help for migrants

Alliance pledges millions to immigrant job scheme

Alliance pledges millions to immigrant job scheme

Alliance lambasts opposition’s lack of unity

Alliance lambasts opposition’s lack of unity

Will schools lead to a split in the Alliance?

Will schools lead to a split in the Alliance?

Sweden Democrats gain most in key voter survey

Sweden Democrats gain most in key voter survey

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London attacks dominate Almedalen

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Parties mobilise for election

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Lower taxes but higher fees in Alliance budget

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Free nursery idea splits Alliance

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Row on right over confidence vote

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Freivalds attacks tour operators

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Swedish opposition launches joint foreign policy

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Persson aide grilled on tsunami

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Alliance in show of unity

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Left-wing MPs stand down

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Social Democrats’ patronage is ‘corruption’

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Alliance rows over Centre deal with SDP

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Alliance row over property tax

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Alliance seeks to resolve differences

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Alliance agrees to scrap payroll tax

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Centre dumps nuclear deal

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Liberals drop nuclear demand

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Alliance agrees to keep nuclear

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Moderates call for focus on poor language

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Leijonborg: Reinfeldt’s our man

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The Alliance: putting faith in unity

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Reinfeldt demands more tax cuts

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Alliance divisions over property taxes

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Moderate MP backs down over swimsuit models

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Moderates: reforms will not harm homeowners

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Alliance: capital gains tax on houses could rise

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Activists disrupt tax demonstration

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Alliance manifesto targets jobs and environment

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Alliance agrees on family platform

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Reinfeldt: let early-retired work slowly

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Moderates welcome victory signals

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Moderates enjoy the sweet taste of victory

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Pre-election news reports ‘favoured Alliance’

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Liberals in attack on Centre Party

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Reinfeldt praises Leijonborg after resignation

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Alliance parties ‘won’t merge’

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Owners of big houses ‘should pay higher tax’

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Government presents election promises ‘white paper’

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Reinfeldt one year on

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Government pledges more income tax cuts

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Angry ‘socialists’ vandalize Alliance offices

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Poll: Support for Social Democrats highest since 1994

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More opinion-poll woes for Moderates

Moderates make a comeback in the polls

Moderates make a comeback in the polls

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Government support hits new low

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Voters lose confidence in government and opposition

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Alliance gains on opposition

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Alliance parties close in on opposition

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Sweden’s welfare state ‘alive and kicking’

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Opposition extends poll lead

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Opposition pulls away in new opinion poll

Left Party shift on election cooperation

Left Party shift on election cooperation

Government proposes major tax cut plan

Government proposes major tax cut plan

Alliance gears up for next election

Alliance gears up for next election

More voter support for Alliance parties in recent poll

More voter support for Alliance parties in recent poll

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Poll: Gap halves between political blocs

Poll: ‘Most popular government since 2003’

Poll: ‘Most popular government since 2003’

Sweden in nuclear energy reversal

Sweden in nuclear energy reversal

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Voters back nuclear energy agreement: poll

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Alliance parties close on opposition: poll

Moderate support at 12-year high: poll

Moderate support at 12-year high: poll

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Little voter confidence in opposition policies: poll

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Alliance and opposition vie for lead: poll

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Opposition makes comeback in new poll

Alliance parties agree to reduce taxes

Alliance parties agree to reduce taxes

Government maintains popular approval: poll

Government maintains popular approval: poll

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Four billion extra pledged in fight against crime

Opposition youth league registers government ‘Alliance’ brand

Opposition youth league registers government ‘Alliance’ brand

Voter support split evenly between coalitions: poll

Voter support split evenly between coalitions: poll

Reinfeldt congratulates Cameron on victory

Reinfeldt congratulates Cameron on victory

Alliance best for economy: poll

Alliance best for economy: poll

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Sweden Democrats continue slide: poll

‘Green Party voters most likely to change sides’

‘Green Party voters most likely to change sides’

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Poll blow for Social Democrats

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Alliance coalition passes opposition: poll

Social Democrat slide continues: poll

Social Democrat slide continues: poll

Moderates overtake Social Democrats: poll

Moderates overtake Social Democrats: poll

Moderates are largest party: poll

Moderates are largest party: poll

Duelling coalitions evenly split: poll

Duelling coalitions evenly split: poll

Sweden’s youth back opposition parties: poll

Sweden’s youth back opposition parties: poll

Alliance inches ahead of opposition: poll

Alliance inches ahead of opposition: poll

Alliance extends lead ahead of election: poll

Alliance extends lead ahead of election: poll

Sweden Democrats hold balance of power: poll

Sweden Democrats hold balance of power: poll

Government parties gear up for election

Government parties gear up for election

Alliance touts tax cuts in election manifesto

Alliance touts tax cuts in election manifesto

Poll: Alliance extends lead

Poll: Alliance extends lead

Alliance dominates the polls as election nears

Alliance dominates the polls as election nears

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Alliance pulls away with a week to go: poll

Alliance touts strong economy in election bid

Alliance touts strong economy in election bid

Sweden’s welfare state has endured centre-right rule: experts

Sweden’s welfare state has endured centre-right rule: experts

Alliance miss majority as far-right voted in: poll

Alliance miss majority as far-right voted in: poll

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Alliance short of majority in re-election: poll

Rise in support for Sweden Democrats: poll

Rise in support for Sweden Democrats: poll

Centre Party should leave alliance: members

Centre Party should leave alliance: members

Centre party reveals leadership candidates

Centre party reveals leadership candidates

Flag-raising fail marks Alliance strategy shindig

Flag-raising fail marks Alliance strategy shindig

Alliance support sinks to five-year low

Alliance support sinks to five-year low

Opposition: Alliance jobs policy ‘doesn’t work’

Opposition: Alliance jobs policy ‘doesn’t work’

Liberal Party flirts with the Greens

Liberal Party flirts with the Greens

Unions urge Social Democrats to go it alone

Unions urge Social Democrats to go it alone

Sweden in ‘historic’ deal on immigration policy

Sweden in ‘historic’ deal on immigration policy