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Sweden reports fourth Nord Stream pipeline leak
Reports say largest rupture is causing circle of bubbles at Baltic Sea surface of about 900 metres in diameter

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

29, Sep, 2022 @10:19 AM

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EU holds its breath as it waits to discover Giorgia Meloni’s true political identity
Italy’s new far-right government has been rebranding in recent years to assume pro-Nato stance, but is yet to disclose path of confrontation with EU

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, Sep, 2022 @2:08 PM

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In the UK, the far right works from within | Letters
Britain’s two-party system excludes smaller, extreme parties from parliament. But they operate in more insidious ways

25, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sweden’s mainstream parties cravenly opened the door to anti-immigrant populists | Drude Dahlerup
The far right has just won a place in the ruling coalition, but had already made its presence felt

Drude Dahlerup

18, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Observer view on the dangerous rise of the far right in Europe| Observer editorial
The success of the Sweden Democrats shows that no country is immune to hard-right populist parties

Observer editorial

18, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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The Guardian view on Sweden’s election: enter the radical right
Mainstream parties have allowed the Sweden Democrats to shape the political agenda and are now paying the price

Editorial

16, Sep, 2022 @5:25 PM

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The far right’s triumph in my country reveals a very Swedish brand of intolerance | Gina Gustavsson
During the campaign, political parties on the right and left proved that our supposed liberalism is only skin deep, says Swedish politics professor Gina Gustavsson

Gina Gustavsson

15, Sep, 2022 @2:34 PM

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Thursday briefing: What’s behind Sweden’s lurch to the right
In today’s newsletter: A country that once favoured open borders and internationalism has embraced anti-immigration rhetoric – and now a political party with extremist roots has come to power

Nimo Omer

15, Sep, 2022 @5:47 AM

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Swedish PM resigns after conceding election defeat to rightwing bloc
Loose coalition of far-right Sweden Democrats and centre-right parties wins majority of three in parliament

David Crouch in Gothenburg

14, Sep, 2022 @10:58 PM

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Swedish rightwing on verge of narrow election win but waits on final tally
Bloc including far-right Sweden Democrats on course for one-seat majority with last votes to be counted

David Crouch in Gothenburg

12, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Swedish election: far right makes gains but overall result on knife-edge
Sweden Democrats become second biggest party after vote on Sunday

David Crouch in Gothenburg

12, Sep, 2022 @8:46 AM

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Jimmie Åkesson: who is the leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats?
The 43-year-old has overseen a makeover of his party, vowing to rid itself of its racist and violent roots

David Crouch in Gothenburg

12, Sep, 2022 @8:30 AM

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