Friday

18th Aug 2017

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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.

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