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Daniel Dickson

North Korean diplomat arrives in Sweden to discuss U.S. deadlock

Jan 18 2019

STOCKHOLM North Korean vice foreign minister Choe Son Hui has arrived in Sweden to take part in roundtable talks, Sweden's foreign ministry said on Friday, amid stepped up international efforts to end the stand-off between the United States and North Korea.

Swedish Center Party opens way for Lofven to remain PM

Nov 27 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden took a big step towards a new government on Tuesday as the Center Party said it would consider accepting Social Democrat Stefan Lofven as prime minister if he meets their policy demands, including lower taxes.

Swedish parliament rejects center-right PM candidate as deadlock drags on

Nov 14 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's parliament rejected center-right Moderates party leader Ulf Kristersson as new prime minister in a vote on Wednesday, leaving no end in sight to the political deadlock that has gripped the country since a September election.

Swedish parliament rejects centre-right PM candidate as deadlock drags on

Nov 14 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's parliament rejected centre-right Moderates party leader Ulf Kristersson as new prime minister in a vote on Wednesday, leaving no end in sight to the political deadlock that has gripped the country since a September election.

Swedish party suggests smaller minority government to get past impasse

Oct 12 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's largest center-right party said on Friday it was prepared to form a government without other parties in its bloc, in an attempt to clear a political impasse left by last month's inconclusive election.

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for work on antibody drugs, smart enzymes

Oct 03 2018

STOCKHOLM/LONDON Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the power of evolution to generate novel proteins used in everything from environmentally friendly detergents to cancer drugs. | Video

Swedish parties begin search for way out of political deadlock

Sep 27 2018

STOCKHOLM Sweden's anti-immigration party - shunned by the political mainstream - insisted on Thursday it would block the formation of a new government unless it gets a say in policy - leaving parliament deadlocked three weeks after a general election.

Swedish PM Lofven ousted, anti-immigrant party pushing for policy role

Sep 25 2018

STOCKHOLM Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a no-confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats threatening to block any new government unless they are given a say in policy. | Video

Sweden seeks way out of political gridlock after far-right gains

Sep 10 2018

STOCKHOLM Swedish political parties face weeks of haggling to form a government after voters delivered a hung parliament on Sunday, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats saying they hold the balance of power.

Deadlock looms as Swedish election nears

Sep 06 2018

STOCKHOLM Neither of Sweden's main political blocs is likely to win a majority in an election on Sunday, giving the far-right Sweden Democrats a key role in shaping the next government.

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