About: Fredrik Reinfeldt

Stefan Löfven
Elections 03-10-2014

Löfven confirmed as Sweden’s next prime minister

On Thursday (2 October), the Riksdagen, Sweden's parliament, formally confirmed Stefan Löfven as the country's next prime minister.
Stefan Löfven [Socialdemokraterna, Anders Löwdin / Flickr]
Elections 16-09-2014

Fractious politics to test new Swedish leader’s negotiating skills

At the height of the global financial crisis trade union leader Stefan Löfven, now set to become Sweden's prime minister after Sunday's election, did the unthinkable and cut a deal with employers, agreeing to pay cuts and shorter hours.
EU Elections 2014 15-09-2014

Reinfeldt steps down as Swedes vote for centre-left government

Sweden's centre-left parties won big gains in Sunday's (14 September) general elections. However, despite winning more than 30% of the votes, Stefan Löfven, the Social Democrats' leader and the country's next prime minister, will form a minority government in a hung Parliament after the far-right Sweden Democrats became the country's third-biggest party.
Sweden election
Elections 25-08-2014

Centre-left parties set to win Swedish elections

With three weeks left before general elections in Sweden, conservative Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, and the alliance of centre-right parties are heading towards a heavy defeat, according to the latest polls.  
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EU Priorities 2020 27-06-2014

Reinfeldt: Cameron and the British people also have friends inside the EU

Speaking ahead of a European Council meeting in Brussels on Friday, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said that Sweden is ready to back Jean-Claude Juncker as Commission President.
Sweden election
EU Elections 2014 26-05-2014

Socialists win by landslide in Sweden as voters punish governing parties

Swedish voters in the European Parliament elections have punished the parties of the centre-right government coalition and in particular Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's Moderates, which only got 13.5% of the votes.
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Future EU 14-03-2013

Swedish PM arrives at the March 2013 EU Summit

An EU summit opening in Brussels today (14 March) is expected to see leaders offer conflicting views on the economy, with France’s Socialist President François Hollande leading calls for Europe to loosen the austerity policies adopted in response to the eurozone debt crisis. Hollande will find an unexpected ally in UK Prime Minister David Cameron, who also backs a more “flexible” approach to debt policing.