Tuesday

3rd May 2016

Ticker

Swedish feminist party close to winning EP seat

Sweden's upstart feminist party is close to winning a first parliamentary seat at Sunday's European Parliament elections, according to Friday's DN/Ipsos poll. The Social Democrats will come first (24.9%), followed by PM Reinfeldt's conservative party (16.5%) and the Greens (13.8%). The far-right Sweden Democrats is set for one MEP .

News in Brief

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  2. France rejects TTIP in its current form, says Hollande
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  6. Nato gives details of new Baltic force
  7. German state gets historic Green-CDU coalition
  8. Chinese police to patrol Italian streets

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