About: Sweden Democrats

EU Elections 2019 10-09-2018

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats lead election, far right make gains

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven's Social Democrats remained the biggest party in Sunday's (9 September) general election, as the anti-immigrant far right made gains and vowed to exert "real influence" in politics.
Elections 29-08-2018

Social Democrats promise Swedes extra holiday as election nears

Sweden's ruling Social Democrats launched their election manifesto on Tuesday (28 August) promising an extra week of holiday for parents as the party seeks to avoid its worst showing ever in a national vote.
Languages & Culture 27-04-2017

Debunking the myth of a ‘no-go zone’ in Malmö

Few European cities are as disparaged for their multicultural makeup as much as Malmö. With over 20% of its residents estimated to be Muslim, Malmö is an ideal whipping boy for populists. The reality is something else. EURACTIV's media partner Gazeta Wyborcza reports.
Stefan Löfven

Refugee crisis puts Sweden’s prime minister under pressure

A surge in the number of refugees arriving in Sweden over the past few years has led the conservative Moderates, the country's biggest opposition party, to toughen its stance on immigration.
Languages & Culture 24-08-2015

Swedish tolerance questioned as attacks on migrants rise

A series of attacks on beggars and Roma has highlighted a dark side to a country considered a bastion of tolerance, but where the far right has been gaining support by claiming society is under threat from immigrants.
20-08-2015

Poll: Far-right party now biggest in Sweden

For the first time, the far-right Sweden Democrats are the biggest party in Sweden. According to a Yougov poll commisioned by Metro, the extremists would receive 25.2% of the vote if there was an election today, ahead of the governing centre-left Social Democrats, at 23.4%.