France, Sweden talk EU recovery ahead of summit | AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron meets Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the Elysée Palace, to discuss the EU’s €750 billion recovery plan ahead of an EU summit in Brussels on Friday and Saturday.

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Spanish PM Sanchez meets Sweden’s Lofven ahead of EU summit | AFP

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez meets his Swedish counterpart, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, at his residence in Harpsund. IMAGES

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Ireland’s Varadkar meets Swedish PM in Stockholm | AFP

Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets Swedish PM Stefan Löfven in Stockholm as he begins a two-day trip to Scandinavia. IMAGES of Varadkar meeting Swedish PM in Stockholm

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Memorial ceremony for victims of the Estonia sinking 25 years ago | AFP

A memorial ceremony is held for the victims of the sinking the MS Estonia 25 years ago in the Baltic Sea, which left 852 people dead. The ceremony takes place in the presence of the Crown Princess and Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. IMAGES

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Sweden: Stefan Lofven wins second term after months of wrangling

Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven gives a press conference after being voted in for a second term, ending a four-month political vaccuum. Lofven will formally present his new minority centre-left government, comprising his Social Democrats and the Greens, and its programme on Monday.

No-confidence vote sends Sweden’s PM, Lofven heading towards the exit

Sweden’s prime minister, Stefan Lofven, has been told to pack his bags, after losing a no confidence vote. It follows September’s general election, when the ruling Social Democrats were handed their worst result in history.


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Subdued reactions to exit poll at Sweden’s far-right party event

Far-right Sweden Democrat party members react to initial election results in Stockholm. Despite the right making gains, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s Social Democrats looked poised to take the lead in Sunday’s general election. IMAGES