Sweden's new government part of a scary trend in Europe

Four months after its election, Sweden is finally poised to get a new government.

Mr Stefan Lofven is almost certain to remain prime minister, even though his party and its allies failed to win enough votes to be able to govern.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 19, 2019, with the headline 'Sweden's new govt part of a scary trend in Europe'. Print Edition | Subscribe