Election 2021: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany
Germany

Election 2021: What an SPD-led coalition could mean for foreigners in Germany

With the Social Democratic Party winning the election by a narrow margin, Germany could be set for an SPD-led coalition. But what might that mean for internationals? We take a look.

Germany’s struggling Social Democrats pledge to make climate top priority
Germany

Germany’s struggling Social Democrats pledge to make climate top priority

INTERVIEW: Does coronavirus mark the end of neoliberalism in Sweden?
Sweden

INTERVIEW: Does coronavirus mark the end of neoliberalism in Sweden?

Danish PM apologizes over bungled negotiations with opposition
Denmark

Danish PM apologizes over bungled negotiations with opposition

How an accidental email has put Denmark’s government in a spot of bother
Denmark

How an accidental email has put Denmark’s government in a spot of bother

SPD hopes to revamp itself as voting for new leaders begins
Germany

SPD hopes to revamp itself as voting for new leaders begins

Here is Denmark’s new Social Democrat government
Denmark

Here is Denmark’s new Social Democrat government

EU elections in Denmark: ‘Free movement should also be fair movement’
Denmark

EU elections in Denmark: ‘Free movement should also be fair movement’

Danish Social Democrats want more vulnerable children to be placed in foster homes
Denmark

Danish Social Democrats want more vulnerable children to be placed in foster homes

Social Democrats in uproar as youth leader calls for BMW to be nationalized
Germany

Social Democrats in uproar as youth leader calls for BMW to be nationalized

Sweden’s ruling party’s Twitter account hijacked
Sweden

Sweden’s ruling party’s Twitter account hijacked

Left-wingers start ‘internal opposition’ within Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats
Sweden

Left-wingers start ‘internal opposition’ within Sweden’s ruling Social Democrats

How Sweden’s government deal has hit the popularity of political parties
Sweden

How Sweden’s government deal has hit the popularity of political parties

New survey: The winners and losers in Swedish politics
Sweden

New survey: The winners and losers in Swedish politics

Analysis: A historic week ahead for the Swedish Parliament
Sweden

Analysis: A historic week ahead for the Swedish Parliament

Social Democrat steps down after spreading false information in Arabic
Sweden

Social Democrat steps down after spreading false information in Arabic

Denmark’s opposition split widens as ‘written promise’ demanded for support of Social Democrats
Denmark

Denmark’s opposition split widens as ‘written promise’ demanded for support of Social Democrats

Denmark’s Social Democrats ‘at 2015 level’ in new poll
Denmark

Denmark’s Social Democrats ‘at 2015 level’ in new poll

Social Democrats go it alone in break with allies over immigration
Denmark

Social Democrats go it alone in break with allies over immigration

Cracks show in Denmark’s opposition as allies censure Social Democrats
Denmark

Cracks show in Denmark’s opposition as allies censure Social Democrats

Social Democrats pledge 4bn kronor pensions boost
Sweden

Social Democrats pledge 4bn kronor pensions boost

How to understand the 2018 Swedish election through Abba songs
Sweden

How to understand the 2018 Swedish election through Abba songs

Danish Social Democrat leader faces criticism after ‘using ethnicity’ in Facebook debate
Denmark

Danish Social Democrat leader faces criticism after ‘using ethnicity’ in Facebook debate

SPD leaders expect to clear coalition deal hurdle with Merkel’s conservatives
Germany

SPD leaders expect to clear coalition deal hurdle with Merkel’s conservatives

Social Democrats to fight election on right-wing turf
Sweden

Social Democrats to fight election on right-wing turf

Could the Sweden Democrats leave Sweden ungovernable after the election?
Sweden

Could the Sweden Democrats leave Sweden ungovernable after the election?

Swedish PM survives no-confidence vote by wide margin
Sweden

Swedish PM survives no-confidence vote by wide margin

Social Democrats evoke Obama election poster in campaign to back defence minister
Sweden

Social Democrats evoke Obama election poster in campaign to back defence minister

Austrian centre-left eyes majority in elections
Austria

Austrian centre-left eyes majority in elections

Danish People’s Party to opposition: guarantee no changes on immigration
Denmark

Danish People’s Party to opposition: guarantee no changes on immigration

Germany’s Social Democrats call for resistance against Trump’s policies
Germany

Germany’s Social Democrats call for resistance against Trump’s policies

Sweden’s Social Democrats to propose limits on migrant labour
Sweden

Sweden’s Social Democrats to propose limits on migrant labour

Is a new political alliance forming in Denmark?
Denmark

Is a new political alliance forming in Denmark?

Swedish Moderate leader’s power play backfires leaving opposition divisions exposed
Sweden

Swedish Moderate leader’s power play backfires leaving opposition divisions exposed

Poll shows cost of spring crisis for Swedish government
Sweden

Poll shows cost of spring crisis for Swedish government

Vandals attack Swedish government buildings
Sweden

Vandals attack Swedish government buildings

Budget marks return to 1990s social democracy
Sweden

Budget marks return to 1990s social democracy

Löfven pledges billions to ‘get railways working’
Sweden

Löfven pledges billions to ‘get railways working’

Social Democrat budget targets schools
Sweden

Social Democrat budget targets schools

Social Democrats make tax pledge to elderly
Sweden

Social Democrats make tax pledge to elderly

Have Sweden’s politicians totally lost their sense of direction?
Sweden

Have Sweden’s politicians totally lost their sense of direction?

Swedish opposition to scrap migrant-worker law
Sweden

Swedish opposition to scrap migrant-worker law

Migrant quota rewrites opposition’s election bid
Sweden

Migrant quota rewrites opposition’s election bid

Shadow budget focuses on jobs and pensioners
Sweden

Shadow budget focuses on jobs and pensioners

Opposition looks to help student workers
Sweden

Opposition looks to help student workers

Künast seen as Greens’ best hope for chancellor
Germany

Künast seen as Greens’ best hope for chancellor

Bahn CEO warns of financial claim if Stuttgart 21 blocked
Germany

Bahn CEO warns of financial claim if Stuttgart 21 blocked

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Sweden

Young Social Democrats demand leader’s resignation

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Sweden

“Persson to resign” as Social Democrats slump

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Sweden

Moderates surge ahead in poll

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Sweden

Young Social Democrats face fraud inquiry

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Sweden

Social Democrat in-fighting rocks Stockholm council

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Sweden

Social democrat MP fired from “other job”

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Sweden

Nuder accused of SSU membership fraud

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Sweden

Healthcare billions “unaccounted for”

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Sweden

Votes trickle away from Social Democrats

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Sweden

Public’s confidence in government falls

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Sweden

Persson’s holiday behind party’s summer slump

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Sweden

Social Democrats in row over monarchy

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Sweden

Social Democrats lose support

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Sweden

Social Democrat betting company criticizes monopoly

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Sweden

Top Social Democrat open to coalition

Nuder wrote book rather than casting Riksdag votes
Sweden

Nuder wrote book rather than casting Riksdag votes

Poll: Swedes fleeing other parties for Social Democrats
Sweden

Poll: Swedes fleeing other parties for Social Democrats

Steep slide in support for Social Democrats
Sweden

Steep slide in support for Social Democrats

Economic policy continues to divide opposition
Sweden

Economic policy continues to divide opposition

Voters abandon Social Democrats in droves
Sweden

Voters abandon Social Democrats in droves

Social Democrat support ‘lowest since election’: poll
Sweden

Social Democrat support ‘lowest since election’: poll

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Sweden

Little voter confidence in opposition policies: poll

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Sweden

Computers stolen from Social Democrats’ HQ

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Sweden

Social Democratic backslide as June List surges: poll

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Sweden

Military conscription phase out under fire

Child benefits must be raised: Sahlin
Sweden

Child benefits must be raised: Sahlin

Government maintains popular approval: poll
Sweden

Government maintains popular approval: poll

Sahlin keen to raise taxes
Sweden

Sahlin keen to raise taxes

Sahlin slammed for partying in Majorca
Sweden

Sahlin slammed for partying in Majorca

Opposition stays ahead in new poll
Sweden

Opposition stays ahead in new poll

Social Democrats target pensioners on tax
Sweden

Social Democrats target pensioners on tax

Left coalition partners in show of conference unity
Sweden

Left coalition partners in show of conference unity

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Sweden

Voters continue to flee Social Democrats: poll

MP makes indecent Christmas party proposal
Sweden

MP makes indecent Christmas party proposal

Moderates pledge to uphold job security law
Sweden

Moderates pledge to uphold job security law

Social Democrats at 10-year low: poll
Sweden

Social Democrats at 10-year low: poll

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Sweden

Court gives access to Swedish Stasi archives

Sahlin makes first visit to Afghanistan
Sweden

Sahlin makes first visit to Afghanistan

Alliance extends lead ahead of election: poll
Sweden

Alliance extends lead ahead of election: poll

Social Democrats focus on jobless youths
Sweden

Social Democrats focus on jobless youths

Security beefed up for Sahlin due to threats
Sweden

Security beefed up for Sahlin due to threats

Social Democrats propose ‘metro butlers’
Sweden

Social Democrats propose ‘metro butlers’

Alliance builds tiny but consistent lead
Sweden

Alliance builds tiny but consistent lead

Party leaders, not issues, will determine election
Sweden

Party leaders, not issues, will determine election

Two candidates caught buying sex in union flat
Sweden

Two candidates caught buying sex in union flat

Red-greens split on pensioner tax cuts
Sweden

Red-greens split on pensioner tax cuts

Polls: Social Democrat support falls to new lows
Sweden

Polls: Social Democrat support falls to new lows

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Sweden

Alliance pulls away with a week to go: poll

Social Democrats regain lead in new poll
Sweden

Social Democrats regain lead in new poll

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Sweden

Election Q&A: the Social Democratic Party

Social Democrats face identity crisis in wake of election disaster
Sweden

Social Democrats face identity crisis in wake of election disaster

Sweden wakes up to a new reality
Sweden

Sweden wakes up to a new reality

Social Democrats to hold extraordinary congress
Sweden

Social Democrats to hold extraordinary congress

Understanding the Social Democratic collapse
Sweden

Understanding the Social Democratic collapse

Bodström chooses family over Riksdag
Sweden

Bodström chooses family over Riksdag

Red-Greens breaking up: Sahlin
Sweden

Red-Greens breaking up: Sahlin

The failure of Sweden’s Red-Green alliance
Sweden

The failure of Sweden’s Red-Green alliance

Sahlin calls on Social Democrat heads to resign
Sweden

Sahlin calls on Social Democrat heads to resign

Swedish press question Sahlin’s call to resign
Sweden

Swedish press question Sahlin’s call to resign

Party seeks quick ruling on Sahlin’s future
Sweden

Party seeks quick ruling on Sahlin’s future

Sahlin quits as head of the Social Democrats
Sweden

Sahlin quits as head of the Social Democrats

Social Democrats’ leadership hunt begins
Sweden

Social Democrats’ leadership hunt begins

An indictment of the Social Democrats?
Sweden

An indictment of the Social Democrats?

‘Almost nothing was achieved under Sahlin’
Sweden

‘Almost nothing was achieved under Sahlin’

Mona Sahlin: I was not forced out
Sweden

Mona Sahlin: I was not forced out

Social Democrats face chaos as Sahlin departs
Sweden

Social Democrats face chaos as Sahlin departs

Moderates record highest ever support: poll
Sweden

Moderates record highest ever support: poll

Why Sweden abandoned its workers’ party
Sweden

Why Sweden abandoned its workers’ party

Social Democrat asked US for Afghan aid: report
Sweden

Social Democrat asked US for Afghan aid: report

Social Democrats blame taxes for election loss
Sweden

Social Democrats blame taxes for election loss

Sahlin criticises Social Democrats’ job policy
Sweden

Sahlin criticises Social Democrats’ job policy

Sweden’s Alliance parties gain majority in new poll
Sweden

Sweden’s Alliance parties gain majority in new poll

Hunt for new Social Democrat leader begins
Sweden

Hunt for new Social Democrat leader begins

Social Democrats a ‘gang of navel-gazers’: report
Sweden

Social Democrats a ‘gang of navel-gazers’: report

Social Democrats call time on ‘self-torture’
Sweden

Social Democrats call time on ‘self-torture’

Top Social Democrat quits politics
Sweden

Top Social Democrat quits politics

Social Democrat party secretary to quit
Sweden

Social Democrat party secretary to quit

Understanding the Social Democrats’ leadership crisis
Sweden

Understanding the Social Democrats’ leadership crisis

Dark horse MP named as Sahlin’s successor
Sweden

Dark horse MP named as Sahlin’s successor

‘Wild card’ Juholt faces challenge of mending a party in crisis
Sweden

‘Wild card’ Juholt faces challenge of mending a party in crisis

Swedish papers size up Håkan Juholt
Sweden

Swedish papers size up Håkan Juholt

Polls show no ‘Juholt effect’
Sweden

Polls show no ‘Juholt effect’

Social Democrats eject Sahlin old guard
Sweden

Social Democrats eject Sahlin old guard

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Sweden

Sahlin prepares Social Democrats handover

Juholt confirmed as Social Democrat leader
Sweden

Juholt confirmed as Social Democrat leader

Juholt: ‘There is another way, a different choice’
Sweden

Juholt: ‘There is another way, a different choice’

Juholt’s girlfriend convicted of fraud: report
Sweden

Juholt’s girlfriend convicted of fraud: report

Juholt backed by a quarter of Swedes: poll
Sweden

Juholt backed by a quarter of Swedes: poll

Social Democrats in Libya mission u-turn
Sweden

Social Democrats in Libya mission u-turn

Poll: Social Democrats Sweden’s largest party
Sweden

Poll: Social Democrats Sweden’s largest party

Hooligans should report to police – Social Democrats
Sweden

Hooligans should report to police – Social Democrats

Sahlin slams Social Democrats over Libya
Sweden

Sahlin slams Social Democrats over Libya

New Green Party chiefs bring poll success
Sweden

New Green Party chiefs bring poll success

Sweden Democrats fourth largest party: poll
Sweden

Sweden Democrats fourth largest party: poll

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Sweden

Sommestad to be new face of Sweden’s Social Democrat women

Juholt promises 21 concrete points of reform
Sweden

Juholt promises 21 concrete points of reform

Former Swedish minister joins Goldman Sachs
Sweden

Former Swedish minister joins Goldman Sachs

Social Democrats open to Centre-Liberal coaction
Sweden

Social Democrats open to Centre-Liberal coaction

Greens back Moderate Party cooperation
Sweden

Greens back Moderate Party cooperation

Juholt probed over rental payment scandal
Sweden

Juholt probed over rental payment scandal

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Sweden

Swedes’ confidence in Juholt plummets

Håkan Juholt subject to criminal investigation
Sweden

Håkan Juholt subject to criminal investigation

Juholt position ‘difficult’ after fraud probe: expert
Sweden

Juholt position ‘difficult’ after fraud probe: expert

Juholt travel expenses under scrutiny
Sweden

Juholt travel expenses under scrutiny

Juholt defiant in face of calls to step down
Sweden

Juholt defiant in face of calls to step down

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Sweden

Social Democrats meet to decide Juholt’s fate

Probe dropped, Juholt to remain party leader
Sweden

Probe dropped, Juholt to remain party leader

Juholt demands stricter controls of elderly care
Sweden

Juholt demands stricter controls of elderly care

Support for Social Democrats rising: poll
Sweden

Support for Social Democrats rising: poll

Juholt ‘must step down’: former minister
Sweden

Juholt ‘must step down’: former minister

Social Democrats tighten stance on care profits
Sweden

Social Democrats tighten stance on care profits

Social Democrats sink to record low: poll
Sweden

Social Democrats sink to record low: poll

Sweden’s Greens continue to climb in polls
Sweden

Sweden’s Greens continue to climb in polls

Social Democrats continue to fall in polls
Sweden

Social Democrats continue to fall in polls

Juholt slammed for ‘failing’ Social Democrats
Sweden

Juholt slammed for ‘failing’ Social Democrats

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Sweden

Juholt remark sparks political squabble

Sex harassment claims taint Juholt ally anew
Sweden

Sex harassment claims taint Juholt ally anew

Social Democrats affirm eurozone pact opposition
Sweden

Social Democrats affirm eurozone pact opposition

‘I feel strong support from the party’: Juholt
Sweden

‘I feel strong support from the party’: Juholt

Håkan Juholt survives to lead another day
Sweden

Håkan Juholt survives to lead another day

Juholt expected to resign as Social Democrat head
Sweden

Juholt expected to resign as Social Democrat head

Juholt resigns as Social Democrat leader
Sweden

Juholt resigns as Social Democrat leader

Social Democrats plumb new poll depths
Sweden

Social Democrats plumb new poll depths

‘We will have an answer on Monday’: Jämtin
Sweden

‘We will have an answer on Monday’: Jämtin

‘God only knows’ what could have been: Juholt
Sweden

‘God only knows’ what could have been: Juholt

Social Democrats still ‘deeply divided’: expert
Sweden

Social Democrats still ‘deeply divided’: expert

‘We’ll have a decision on Friday’: Jämtin
Sweden

‘We’ll have a decision on Friday’: Jämtin

Union boss tipped as new Social Democrat head
Sweden

Union boss tipped as new Social Democrat head

Stefan Löfven: ‘the only name all could agree on’
Sweden

Stefan Löfven: ‘the only name all could agree on’

Löfven ‘proud and happy’ to take party’s top job
Sweden

Löfven ‘proud and happy’ to take party’s top job

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Sweden

Social Democrats drop eurozone pact opposition

‘High hopes’ for Löfven as Social Democrat head
Sweden

‘High hopes’ for Löfven as Social Democrat head

Löfven takes over: ‘our values are timeless’
Sweden

Löfven takes over: ‘our values are timeless’

Sweden can back eurozone pact: Riksdag
Sweden

Sweden can back eurozone pact: Riksdag

Löfven lifts Social Democrats in poll results
Sweden

Löfven lifts Social Democrats in poll results

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Sweden

Social Democrats return to top of Swedish politics

Social Democrats sprint into poll lead
Sweden

Social Democrats sprint into poll lead

Silence is golden for Social Democrats’ Löfven
Sweden

Silence is golden for Social Democrats’ Löfven

‘People have a duty to make themselves hirable’
Sweden

‘People have a duty to make themselves hirable’

Middle-aged Swedish women loving Löfven
Sweden

Middle-aged Swedish women loving Löfven

Ex-minister snags top Swedish banking job
Sweden

Ex-minister snags top Swedish banking job

Problem of profiting ex-politicos not simply money, money, money
Sweden

Problem of profiting ex-politicos not simply money, money, money

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Sweden

Drop in polls ‘reverse Juholt effect’: Moderates

‘Full-time for all public staff’: Social Democrats
Sweden

‘Full-time for all public staff’: Social Democrats

Löfven in the US looking to learn from Obama
Sweden

Löfven in the US looking to learn from Obama

‘Give 100 million in export support’: Löfven
Sweden

‘Give 100 million in export support’: Löfven

Social Democrat MP dies after battling illness
Sweden

Social Democrat MP dies after battling illness

Social Democrats drop sharply in polls
Sweden

Social Democrats drop sharply in polls

Juholt in cash spat with the Social Democrats
Sweden

Juholt in cash spat with the Social Democrats

Man sent sex threats in Moderate politico’s name
Sweden

Man sent sex threats in Moderate politico’s name

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Sweden

Social Democrats: no ban on welfare sector profits

‘We had to make the party look fit to govern’
Sweden

‘We had to make the party look fit to govern’

‘Make secondary education mandatory’
Sweden

‘Make secondary education mandatory’

‘CV discrimination is idiotic’: opposition
Sweden

‘CV discrimination is idiotic’: opposition

Social Democrat support continues to climb
Sweden

Social Democrat support continues to climb

Opposition: Alliance jobs policy ‘doesn’t work’
Sweden

Opposition: Alliance jobs policy ‘doesn’t work’

The Lowdown: Social Democrat party congress
Sweden

The Lowdown: Social Democrat party congress

Social Democrats strike deal on welfare profits
Sweden

Social Democrats strike deal on welfare profits

Anti-Semitism row rocks top Social Democrat
Sweden

Anti-Semitism row rocks top Social Democrat

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Sweden

Löfven defends colleague in anti-Semitism row

Mustafa must ‘share party values’: Löfven
Sweden

Mustafa must ‘share party values’: Löfven

Social Democratic Christians back Mustafa
Sweden

Social Democratic Christians back Mustafa

Protests mount against Mustafa’s ouster
Sweden

Protests mount against Mustafa’s ouster

‘Mustafa failed to heed warning last year’
Sweden

‘Mustafa failed to heed warning last year’

No one can represent all of ‘Sweden’s Muslims’
Sweden

No one can represent all of ‘Sweden’s Muslims’

Löfven speaks out on Mustafa departure
Sweden

Löfven speaks out on Mustafa departure

Party crumbled under pressure: Mustafa
Sweden

Party crumbled under pressure: Mustafa

Bodström slams Social Democrats over Mustafa
Sweden

Bodström slams Social Democrats over Mustafa

Unions urge Social Democrats to go it alone
Sweden

Unions urge Social Democrats to go it alone

Löfven in Sweden Democrat battle with PM
Sweden

Löfven in Sweden Democrat battle with PM

Opposition battle plan takes aim at Lööf
Sweden

Opposition battle plan takes aim at Lööf

Merkel’s coalition faces ‘stress test’ as SPD conference gets underway
Germany

Merkel’s coalition faces ‘stress test’ as SPD conference gets underway

From ‘Scholzomat’ to ‘Robin Hood’: Who wants to lead Germany’s SPD?
Germany

From ‘Scholzomat’ to ‘Robin Hood’: Who wants to lead Germany’s SPD?

Merkel’s future hangs in balance as Social Democrats pick new leaders
Germany

Merkel’s future hangs in balance as Social Democrats pick new leaders

Swedish PM pledges to hike taxes on the ‘very, very rich’
Sweden

Swedish PM pledges to hike taxes on the ‘very, very rich’

Denmark’s Social Democrats want to cap ‘non-Western’ asylum seekers
Denmark

Denmark’s Social Democrats want to cap ‘non-Western’ asylum seekers

Danish Social Democrats criticised for plan to ‘send asylum seekers to Africa’
Denmark

Danish Social Democrats criticised for plan to ‘send asylum seekers to Africa’

Denmark’s Social Democrats, DF join in criticism of PM over free movement
Denmark

Denmark’s Social Democrats, DF join in criticism of PM over free movement

Swedish PM promises to tackle segregation
Sweden

Swedish PM promises to tackle segregation

Five key moments in Löfven’s first year as PM
Sweden

Five key moments in Löfven’s first year as PM

Rocky six months for new Swedish PM Löfven
Sweden

Rocky six months for new Swedish PM Löfven

Omar Mustafa and the Social Democrats
Sweden

Omar Mustafa and the Social Democrats

Social Democrats force out Mustafa over ‘values’
Sweden

Social Democrats force out Mustafa over ‘values’

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Sweden

Halt deportations to Syria: Social Democrats

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Sweden

23-29 Avril 2005