Voters in Sweden head to the polls to elect members to the Riksdag.
The poll comes amid a rise in anti-immigration sentiment and waning support for mainstream parties.
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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven loses a vote of confidence in parliament.
The government of Sweden submits a bill to the Riksdag to reintroduce conscription this summer in response to new global security challenges.
Sweden's center-left government reaches a deal with the center-right opposition, The Alliance, giving a minority government room to govern so that the country's first snap election since 1958, originally planned for 22 March 2015, can be cancelled; the Sweden Democrats react by announcing that they will put down a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
A Swedish district court rejects the application of a European arrest warrant to extradite from Sweden to Poland a Stalinist-era judge, Stefan Michnik, suspected of issuing unlawful death sentences to underground fighters in the 1950s.
The deputy governor of Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, says that the country is likely to become a cashless society within the next three to five years.