Will Sweden get a new government this month?

The Swedish parliament in 2014. (Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency via Reuters)
Would an extra election make it simpler to form a government next time? Which parties would have most to gain and most to lose from another election?

Those are just some of the questions we put to Swedish Radio’s political reporter Inger Arenander as the country’s politicians embark on a month when they must agree on a new government or trigger an election.

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David Russell, Radio Sweden

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