Five political crises in Sweden’s history and how they were resolved
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Five political crises in Sweden’s history and how they were resolved

Sweden's political landscape has changed significantly in recent years, leading to a situation where for the first time a sitting PM has been toppled in a no-confidence vote. But it's not the first time the country has experienced political turmoil, so we look back at previous crises, what caused them and how Sweden got through them.

Why is Sweden called Sweden? The Local answers Google’s questions

Why is Sweden called Sweden? The Local answers Google’s questions

Why doesn’t Sweden have any decent village pubs?
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Why doesn’t Sweden have any decent village pubs?

Sweden’s anti-commercial music movement that took on politics and Eurovision
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Sweden’s anti-commercial music movement that took on politics and Eurovision

Did you know? The Scandinavians never spoke of themselves as Vikings

Did you know? The Scandinavians never spoke of themselves as Vikings

How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

How a Viking king inspired one of our best-known modern technologies

VIDEO: Meet the archaeologists protecting Sweden’s historic shipwrecks from looters

VIDEO: Meet the archaeologists protecting Sweden’s historic shipwrecks from looters

Sweden: the world’s most equal country?

Sweden: the world’s most equal country?

How a tip-off revealed Holocaust horrors to Swedish diplomat

How a tip-off revealed Holocaust horrors to Swedish diplomat

Tyrant or reformer? The Danish king behind the ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’

Tyrant or reformer? The Danish king behind the ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’

What unites and divides the Nordic countries?

What unites and divides the Nordic countries?

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