Wednesday

20th Sep 2017

Ticker

Solberg re-elected prime minister of Norway, first exit poll

Norway's conservative leader during four years, Erna Solberg, looks set to continue as PM, according to the first exit polls published at 21:00 Monday evening. The Labour party came first with 27.3 percent, but not enough to secure a change of government despite good results for it's allied parties. Solberg's party came in second with 26.2 percent, with her majority secured by two smaller parties and the right-wing Progress Party.

Spain arrests Catalan officials

Armed Spanish police have arrested Catalan officials and seized ballots for an independence referendum, prompting appeals for EU help.

Investigation

The rise of the German alt-right

Ahead of Sunday's German elections, a growing number of anti-establishment, anti-Islam websites have created an echo chamber for the radical right.

News in Brief

  1. Catalan leader decries Spanish government intervention
  2. Hungary set for fresh campaign against public enemy Soros
  3. Iceland's PM leads in polls ahead of October elections
  4. Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds cancel referendum
  5. Ireland to hold referendum on ownership of water
  6. Report: May to offer €20bn as Brexit bill in Florence speech
  7. Merkel poised to win election despite CDU dip in polls
  8. EU unveils cyber security ideas

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