Government loses fight over divisive tax cut

Government loses fight over divisive tax cut

Sweden's minority government coalition on Wednesday lost a fight to lower taxes for high-earners in a vote that may have long-term "ugly free-for-all" consequences for how budget decisions are made.

Alliance candidate wins Riksdag speaker vote

Alliance candidate wins Riksdag speaker vote

‘Let Swedish MPs tweet away’: Riksdag Speaker

‘Let Swedish MPs tweet away’: Riksdag Speaker