Swedish PM calls for ‘substantial reduction’ in refugee numbers

Swedish PM calls for ‘substantial reduction’ in refugee numbers

Sweden's Prime Minister has called for a serious reduction in the number of asylum seekers coming to Sweden, in a swing to the right on asylum that is already endangering his coalition deal with the pro-immigration green party.

Swedish PM wants new talks to break deadlock

Swedish PM wants new talks to break deadlock

Sweden may miss EU summit due to ongoing government crisis

Sweden may miss EU summit due to ongoing government crisis

Liberals offer conditional support for Löfven as Swedish PM

Liberals offer conditional support for Löfven as Swedish PM

Centre Party open to Löfven returning as Swedish PM

Centre Party open to Löfven returning as Swedish PM

Swedish PM warns of ‘precarious situation’ as EU votes through Brexit deal

Swedish PM warns of ‘precarious situation’ as EU votes through Brexit deal

Swedish PM pledges to hike taxes on the ‘very, very rich’

Swedish PM pledges to hike taxes on the ‘very, very rich’

From a Viking Buddha to Ikea: A brief history of Indian-Swedish relations
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From a Viking Buddha to Ikea: A brief history of Indian-Swedish relations

Demonstrators call for Swedish government to do more to combat rape

Demonstrators call for Swedish government to do more to combat rape

EU ‘must not crack’ in 2017: Löfven

EU ‘must not crack’ in 2017: Löfven

Löfven wants ‘fully connected’ Sweden

Löfven wants ‘fully connected’ Sweden

Swedish PM: Trump ‘open-minded’ on climate deal

Swedish PM: Trump ‘open-minded’ on climate deal

Trump praises Sweden in first phone chat with Swedish PM

Trump praises Sweden in first phone chat with Swedish PM

Sweden’s budget passes despite far-right opposition

Sweden’s budget passes despite far-right opposition

Here’s what Sweden’s PM wrote to Donald Trump

Here’s what Sweden’s PM wrote to Donald Trump

Swedish PM still waiting for Trump phone call

Swedish PM still waiting for Trump phone call

Prime Minister to meet Swedish troops in Iraq

Prime Minister to meet Swedish troops in Iraq

Löfven: ‘Sweden will double its number of troops in Iraq’

Löfven: ‘Sweden will double its number of troops in Iraq’

Swedish PM launches ‘Global Deal’ in New York

Swedish PM launches ‘Global Deal’ in New York

Swedish PM: ‘Important US doesn’t isolate itself’

Swedish PM: ‘Important US doesn’t isolate itself’

Celebs snub Sweden’s global union plan

Celebs snub Sweden’s global union plan

Swedish politician hunts Pokémon during PM’s speech

Swedish politician hunts Pokémon during PM’s speech

Swedish PM rules out talks with ‘racist’ SD party

Swedish PM rules out talks with ‘racist’ SD party

Stockholm airspace to close for Joe Biden visit

Stockholm airspace to close for Joe Biden visit

Alicia Vikander tricks Swedes on ‘The Swedish Number’

Alicia Vikander tricks Swedes on ‘The Swedish Number’

Swedish PM: Trump’s campaign based on ‘fear’

Swedish PM: Trump’s campaign based on ‘fear’

Swedish PM promises to tackle segregation

Swedish PM promises to tackle segregation

‘I am so lucky to be Swedish’: prime minister

‘I am so lucky to be Swedish’: prime minister

Poll: Swedes think PM is ‘sad man without ideas’

Poll: Swedes think PM is ‘sad man without ideas’

Swedish PM shakes up cabinet in key reshuffle

Swedish PM shakes up cabinet in key reshuffle

Swedish PM to teach Obama about the ‘Nordic model’

Swedish PM to teach Obama about the ‘Nordic model’

Watch the PM talk to people calling ‘The Swedish Number’

Watch the PM talk to people calling ‘The Swedish Number’

‘True vulnerability is to flee if you don’t know you’ll survive’

‘True vulnerability is to flee if you don’t know you’ll survive’

Swedish PM to talk terrorism and refugees at White House

Swedish PM to talk terrorism and refugees at White House

Swedish PMs to be called to scrutiny committee

Swedish PMs to be called to scrutiny committee

Swedish PM reported for slow refugee response

Swedish PM reported for slow refugee response

World goes nuts for ‘lonely’ Swedish PM pics

World goes nuts for ‘lonely’ Swedish PM pics

Prime minister: Sweden must ‘stick together’

Prime minister: Sweden must ‘stick together’

Swedish PM backs minister in Paris row

Swedish PM backs minister in Paris row

‘I don’t think anybody wants treaty change now’

‘I don’t think anybody wants treaty change now’

‘Sweden is approaching the limit of its capacity’

‘Sweden is approaching the limit of its capacity’

PM: ‘I am ready to listen to all suggestions’

PM: ‘I am ready to listen to all suggestions’

Swedish PM shares New York stage with Beyoncé

Swedish PM shares New York stage with Beyoncé

Sweden pushes for seat at top table of power

Sweden pushes for seat at top table of power

Swedish premier in push for workers’ rights

Swedish premier in push for workers’ rights

Five key moments in Löfven’s first year as PM

Five key moments in Löfven’s first year as PM

Sweden ‘concerned’ ahead of Germany talks

Sweden ‘concerned’ ahead of Germany talks

Global leaders meet at World Water Week in Stockholm

Global leaders meet at World Water Week in Stockholm

Swedish PM homes in on feminism in key speech

Swedish PM homes in on feminism in key speech

Green leader wouldn’t replace PM in crisis

Green leader wouldn’t replace PM in crisis

Swedish PM back home after hospital rush

Swedish PM back home after hospital rush

Why Almedalen just keeps getting better

Why Almedalen just keeps getting better

Swedish PM boycotts Denmark’s election day

Swedish PM boycotts Denmark’s election day

‘It’s good that Swedish defence is quick to react’

‘It’s good that Swedish defence is quick to react’

Youth and bank tax in May Day speech focus

Youth and bank tax in May Day speech focus

Löfven: Palestine move was done by the book

Löfven: Palestine move was done by the book

Four budget proposals from Sweden opposition

Four budget proposals from Sweden opposition

Rocky six months for new Swedish PM Löfven

Rocky six months for new Swedish PM Löfven

UN council seat focus of Löfven’s US trip

UN council seat focus of Löfven’s US trip

Swedish PM faces rights pressure in China

Swedish PM faces rights pressure in China

King holds Saudi talks with Foreign Minister

King holds Saudi talks with Foreign Minister

Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Sweden

Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Sweden

‘Scrapping Saudi deal has damaged Sweden’

‘Scrapping Saudi deal has damaged Sweden’

Löfven on Saudi snub: ‘We stand by criticism’

Löfven on Saudi snub: ‘We stand by criticism’

Saudi rejection ‘a punch in the nose’ for Sweden

Saudi rejection ‘a punch in the nose’ for Sweden

Saudis block Wallström at Arab League

Saudis block Wallström at Arab League

‘Sweden shouldn’t end controversial Saudi deal’

‘Sweden shouldn’t end controversial Saudi deal’

Sweden and Germany share asylum concerns

Sweden and Germany share asylum concerns

Claims Swedish PM will not end Saudi arms deal

Claims Swedish PM will not end Saudi arms deal

Swedish PM under fire over Saudi arms deal

Swedish PM under fire over Saudi arms deal

Swedish PM hits out at Russia over Ukraine

Swedish PM hits out at Russia over Ukraine

Prime Minister survives vote of no confidence

Prime Minister survives vote of no confidence

Swedish PM: ‘It was time’ to recognise Palestine

Swedish PM: ‘It was time’ to recognise Palestine

Nationalists in new bid to topple Prime Minister

Nationalists in new bid to topple Prime Minister

No confidence motion against Prime Minister

No confidence motion against Prime Minister

Left leader in surprise attack on government

Left leader in surprise attack on government

Five consequences of Sweden’s cancelled vote

Five consequences of Sweden’s cancelled vote

Sweden cancels snap election in March 2015

Sweden cancels snap election in March 2015

Löfven pushes Swedish ‘American Dream’

Löfven pushes Swedish ‘American Dream’

Swedish PM hits out at refugee benefit proposal

Swedish PM hits out at refugee benefit proposal

Support for nationalists swells in Sweden

Support for nationalists swells in Sweden

Swedish PM: New election isn’t my fault

Swedish PM: New election isn’t my fault

Majority of Swedes back snap election in 2015

Majority of Swedes back snap election in 2015

Sweden’s coalition on verge of collapse

Sweden’s coalition on verge of collapse

PM calls crisis talks as budget poised to fail

PM calls crisis talks as budget poised to fail

Swedish PM: I’ll quit if Alliance budget wins

Swedish PM: I’ll quit if Alliance budget wins

Sweden to implement Unicef rights of child law

Sweden to implement Unicef rights of child law

Swedish PM has ‘successful’ Clinton talks

Swedish PM has ‘successful’ Clinton talks

Sweden’s new PM in New York for first US visit

Sweden’s new PM in New York for first US visit

Support cools for Sweden’s new coalition

Support cools for Sweden’s new coalition

Swedes unimpressed by Löfven government

Swedes unimpressed by Löfven government

Swedish PM forgets name at Nordic summit

Swedish PM forgets name at Nordic summit

New coalition reveals ‘compromise’ budget

New coalition reveals ‘compromise’ budget

Reinfeldt says goodbye in last debate

Reinfeldt says goodbye in last debate

Sweden to recognize state of Palestine

Sweden to recognize state of Palestine

Ten new minister faces you should know

Ten new minister faces you should know

Löfven set to announce Sweden’s new ministers

Löfven set to announce Sweden’s new ministers

Löfven in U-turn over restaurant sales tax hike

Löfven in U-turn over restaurant sales tax hike

Six big headaches for Stefan Löfven

Six big headaches for Stefan Löfven

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ELECTIONS BLOG: Updates and analysis

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Opposition leader says ‘gypsy’ twice on radio

Löfven promises jobs to 50,000 young Swedes

Löfven promises jobs to 50,000 young Swedes

Parties duel as refugee costs rocket

Parties duel as refugee costs rocket

Löfven promises hike in teacher salaries

Löfven promises hike in teacher salaries

Löfven pushes for compulsory high school

Löfven pushes for compulsory high school

Löfven pushes for trainee jobs in elderly care

Löfven pushes for trainee jobs in elderly care

‘Gaza conflict needs help, not empty rhetoric’

‘Gaza conflict needs help, not empty rhetoric’

Löfven rejects ‘Israel self-defence’ post criticism

Löfven rejects ‘Israel self-defence’ post criticism

Bildt calls for ‘immediate’ Gaza cease-fire

Bildt calls for ‘immediate’ Gaza cease-fire

Lööf says no to Löfven, socialism, and arrogance

Lööf says no to Löfven, socialism, and arrogance

Löfven: ‘I’ll rule with anyone except Jimmie’

Löfven: ‘I’ll rule with anyone except Jimmie’

Löfven presents his ‘shadow government’

Löfven presents his ‘shadow government’

Red-Greens overtake Alliance government: poll

Red-Greens overtake Alliance government: poll

Social Democrats reach new poll heights

Social Democrats reach new poll heights

Reinfeldt and Löfven butt heads in first debate

Reinfeldt and Löfven butt heads in first debate

Government parties lose ground in polls

Government parties lose ground in polls

Swedes prefer Reinfeldt over Löfven: poll

Swedes prefer Reinfeldt over Löfven: poll

Party heads clash in season’s first debate

Party heads clash in season’s first debate

Obama win has Swedish politicians smiling

Obama win has Swedish politicians smiling

Sweden’s biggest news stories in 2012

Sweden’s biggest news stories in 2012

Reinfeldt ‘more fun at dinner’ than his foe

Reinfeldt ‘more fun at dinner’ than his foe

Scrap mock solutions to unemployment: Löfven

Scrap mock solutions to unemployment: Löfven

Social Democrats force out Mustafa over ‘values’

Social Democrats force out Mustafa over ‘values’

‘They gave in to Islamophobia’: Mustafa

‘They gave in to Islamophobia’: Mustafa

Omar Mustafa and the Social Democrats

Omar Mustafa and the Social Democrats

‘We will erase youth unemployment’: Löfven

‘We will erase youth unemployment’: Löfven

Government locks horns with opposition over jobs

Government locks horns with opposition over jobs