Friday

9th Dec 2016

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Swedish left, Greens win the day: exit poll

In Sweden the left has won the day with 56% overall, exit polls suggest. The Greens have doubled their vote to 17%, for four MEPs, more than the governing conservatives (13%). Left Party has two seats, Social Democrats (23.7%) and one seat each for the Feminists and right-wing Sweden Democrats.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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