China derides Copenhagen democracy meet as ‘political farce’
Denmark

China derides Copenhagen democracy meet as ‘political farce’

China on Tuesday blasted a democracy conference in Copenhagen attended by Taiwan's president and a Hong Kong activist alongside Danish government officials this week, qualifying it a "political farce".

IN PICTURES: Thousands protest against coronavirus measures in Vienna
Austria

IN PICTURES: Thousands protest against coronavirus measures in Vienna

Is Germany set to lower the voting age to 16?
Germany

Is Germany set to lower the voting age to 16?

‘Alarm bells should ring’: New study sheds light on problems in Sweden’s vulnerable areas
Sweden

‘Alarm bells should ring’: New study sheds light on problems in Sweden’s vulnerable areas

Germany criminalises the burning of foreign flags
Germany

Germany criminalises the burning of foreign flags

‘Parliament clearly failed’: Swiss papers react to Federal Council election outcome
Switzerland

‘Parliament clearly failed’: Swiss papers react to Federal Council election outcome

Angry and alienated: How Britons in Italy feel at being denied a vote in the UK general election
Italy

Angry and alienated: How Britons in Italy feel at being denied a vote in the UK general election

OPINION: Integration is in actions, not words – here’s how Almedalen could be more open
Sweden

OPINION: Integration is in actions, not words – here’s how Almedalen could be more open

Sweden ‘world’s third most democratic country’
Sweden

Sweden ‘world’s third most democratic country’

Italy’s democracy ranking plummets due to far-right policies
Italy

Italy’s democracy ranking plummets due to far-right policies

Support for democracy weak among Sweden’s youngsters: survey
Sweden

Support for democracy weak among Sweden’s youngsters: survey

Opinion: Swedish democracy is strong, but there are warning signs
Sweden

Opinion: Swedish democracy is strong, but there are warning signs

AfD complain of ‘Gestapo methods’ after hotels ban their leaders
Germany

AfD complain of ‘Gestapo methods’ after hotels ban their leaders

Ever more people worldwide living under dictatorship, German study finds
Germany

Ever more people worldwide living under dictatorship, German study finds

‘Verbal attacks have become part of everyday Jewish life in Germany’
Germany

‘Verbal attacks have become part of everyday Jewish life in Germany’

Sweden’s democracy is strong, new report says
Sweden

Sweden’s democracy is strong, new report says

EU citizens don’t realise they have a vote: Romanian candidate in Danish election
Denmark

EU citizens don’t realise they have a vote: Romanian candidate in Danish election

Opinion: Why Americans in Switzerland need to call their members of Congress
Switzerland

Opinion: Why Americans in Switzerland need to call their members of Congress

The Nordic way: ‘We must trust each other’

The Nordic way: ‘We must trust each other’

German politics – 10 things you need to know
Germany

German politics – 10 things you need to know

‘Swedish politics not immune to grassroots movements’
Sweden

‘Swedish politics not immune to grassroots movements’

Plan to give Danes direct say in parliament hits roadblock
Denmark

Plan to give Danes direct say in parliament hits roadblock

Majority wants to give Danes direct voice in parliament
Denmark

Majority wants to give Danes direct voice in parliament

Norway’s elections are among the very best in the world
Norway

Norway’s elections are among the very best in the world

Denmark’s elections are the ‘best in the world’
Denmark

Denmark’s elections are the ‘best in the world’

Inquiry: ‘Give Swedish 16-year-olds the vote’
Sweden

Inquiry: ‘Give Swedish 16-year-olds the vote’

‘The EU elections are the only chance I get to vote’
Spain

‘The EU elections are the only chance I get to vote’

Nearly a third of Germans ‘believe in conspiracy theories’: Study
Germany

Nearly a third of Germans ‘believe in conspiracy theories’: Study

Germans lose interest in voting as election looms
Germany

Germans lose interest in voting as election looms

Hungary slams critical German kids TV show
Germany

Hungary slams critical German kids TV show

Germans want more direct democracy
Germany

Germans want more direct democracy

Iran’s Ahmadinejad lacks true legitimacy
Germany

Iran’s Ahmadinejad lacks true legitimacy

A perfect Saturday afternoon in Germany
Germany

A perfect Saturday afternoon in Germany

Germans unhappy with how democracy works
Germany

Germans unhappy with how democracy works

Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in democracy
Germany

Only 60 percent of Germans have faith in democracy

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Sweden

Swedes uninterested in elections

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Sweden

Sweden ‘world’s most democratic country’

Sweden condemns arrest of Ethiopian opposition leader
Sweden

Sweden condemns arrest of Ethiopian opposition leader

Egyptians in Sweden: Tunisia was the trigger
Sweden

Egyptians in Sweden: Tunisia was the trigger

Sweden issues Cairo travel warning
Sweden

Sweden issues Cairo travel warning

Sweden issues Egypt travel warning
Sweden

Sweden issues Egypt travel warning

Foreign office on hand to aid stranded Swedes
Sweden

Foreign office on hand to aid stranded Swedes

ABB closes Egypt factories over unrest
Sweden

ABB closes Egypt factories over unrest

Bildt hails end of Mubarak era in Egypt
Sweden

Bildt hails end of Mubarak era in Egypt

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Sweden

Swedish tour operators end Egypt season

Swedish reporter stabbed in Cairo drama
Sweden

Swedish reporter stabbed in Cairo drama

SVT reporter: I could have been killed
Sweden

SVT reporter: I could have been killed

Sweden welcomes Mubarak’s resignation
Sweden

Sweden welcomes Mubarak’s resignation

Libyans in Sweden in Qaddafi mercenary claim
Sweden

Libyans in Sweden in Qaddafi mercenary claim

Libyan independence flag raised in Stockholm
Sweden

Libyan independence flag raised in Stockholm

Swedish man shot in Tripoli
Sweden

Swedish man shot in Tripoli

Sweden open for NATO request on Libya: Bildt
Sweden

Sweden open for NATO request on Libya: Bildt

Sweden issues Syria travel warning
Sweden

Sweden issues Syria travel warning

Libyan exiles protest as embassy drops rebel flag
Sweden

Libyan exiles protest as embassy drops rebel flag

Many young Swedes favour dictatorship
Sweden

Many young Swedes favour dictatorship

Sweden’s press leaps to the defence of the ‘open society’
Sweden

Sweden’s press leaps to the defence of the ‘open society’

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Sweden

Left Party proposes Sjöstedt as new leader

Occupy Stockholm: ‘We have no goal’
Sweden

Occupy Stockholm: ‘We have no goal’

Sweden links with US in ‘net-activist alliance’
Sweden

Sweden links with US in ‘net-activist alliance’

Swedish youth politician injured in Cuba car crash
Sweden

Swedish youth politician injured in Cuba car crash

Swedish youth politician detained in Cuba
Sweden

Swedish youth politician detained in Cuba

Swedish youth politician free to leave Cuba
Sweden

Swedish youth politician free to leave Cuba

Mud-slinging tars church elections in Sweden
Sweden

Mud-slinging tars church elections in Sweden

Italians invited to debate politics online
Italy

Italians invited to debate politics online

Depardieu parties with Chechen strongman
France

Depardieu parties with Chechen strongman

Referendum results: Nay, nay and thrice nay
Switzerland

Referendum results: Nay, nay and thrice nay

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France

‘Islam compatible with democracy’ – Juppé

France grudgingly accepts Putin victory
France

France grudgingly accepts Putin victory

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Switzerland

Swiss hold referendum referendum

How robust is Sweden’s democracy? (Clue: not very)
Sweden

How robust is Sweden’s democracy? (Clue: not very)

Merkel party calls to punish Erdogan over power grab
Germany

Merkel party calls to punish Erdogan over power grab

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Germany

Merkel calls for Hungary to protect civil rights

Swedish schools to hold mock EU elections
Sweden

Swedish schools to hold mock EU elections