Sunday

28th Aug 2016

Ticker

Swedish voters turn left in EU elections: poll

Sweden's Green and Left parties may scoop over 25% of the votes in May's EU elections, Swedish Radio reports. The Pirate party looks unlikely to return to the European Parliament, while the far-right Swedish Democrats are close to getting a seat. Voter turnout may rise 10% compared to 2009.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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