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10 Sep 2018

Far-right Sweden Democrats make gains in elections

Europe Editor and Presenter

In Sweden, the increased vote for the nationalist Sweden Democrats has shifted the political landscape for the two traditional political blocs who are trying to form a coalition government.

The general election result has left the Social Democrats and Alliance Party neck and neck with around 40 per cent of the vote. The far-right SD took an additional 13 seats, mirroring the recent rise in support for anti-immigration parties across Europe.

A warning: there’s some flash photography in this report.