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How political fragmentation and the rise of the far right transformed Sweden’s cosy politics.
The country hailed by lockdown sceptics has suffered one of the worst second waves in Europe.
In Sweden, one of Europe's worst-hit countries, some are furious at the decision not to lock down – but many others are pleased to have been spared draconian measures.
As the country’s Covid-19 death toll has spiralled, support for the government’s unique approach has frayed.
Unlike its Nordic neighbours, the country has refused to impose a lockdown. But some residents fear the authorities are naive.