Sweden’s right-wing opposition advances in elections

Sweden's right-wing opposition advances in elections

Early Monday, figures showed the Moderates, Sweden Democrats, Christian Democrats and Liberals winning 176 seats in the 349-seat parliament, against 173 from the centre-left. In further evidence of the shift to the right, the anti-immigration Swedish Democrats are set to overtake the moderates as Sweden’s second largest party and largest in opposition – a historic … Read more

New Zealand PM says there is no plan for republic after Queen’s death

New Zealand PM says there is no plan for republic after Queen's death

Wellington, New Zealand (AFP) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that her government would not take any steps to change the country into a republic following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Ardern said she believes New Zealand will eventually become a republic, likely within her lifetime, but there are more … Read more