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The fascist Sweden Democrat party. Pic credit: Poltikerveckan Almedalen

UPDATE Monday 15 September, 11am: We now have a confirmed breakdown of the seats in the Swedish parliament – and the fascist Sweden Democrats have 49 seats, up from 20 in 2010 when they entered parliament for the first time. They are now the third largest party.

14 September 2014 | Notes
Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Åkesson speaks  – fascism is no prettier with flowers. Pic credit: News Øresund

Parliamentary and local elections in Sweden are expected to show a general shift to the left – but also a sharp and worrying rise in the vote for the fascist Sweden Democrats.

16 July 2014 | In depth
Nazi NPD on the march

Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.

25 May 2014 | Notes
Jörg Haider. Pic credit: Harel

This week, we will run a series of reports analysing the European Parliament elections, particularly the results of the far right and fascist parties – with a liveblog on Sunday night and Monday.

21 May 2014 | In depth