The racist far right Finns Party has come within a whisker of winning Finland’s parliamentary elections on Sunday 14 April. Details of the results plus a guest post from Finland, by Laurens Mallinder, looking at the party’s background and its nazi links.
The movement against Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán returned to the streets of Budapest on Saturday 5 January. Orbán is nervous. For the first time since his initial election victory in 2010 the trade unions are threatening a general strike and anti-government protests have broken out beyond the capital.
#01G is our slogan. You see it everywhere, on placards, graffitied on the streets and last night it was projected onto Sándor Palace. It literally means “Orbán is a wanker”. In a country where people are terrified of the authoritarian state, this is a big step… Roland Lakatos reports from Budapest
UPDATED: 8.20pm with final election results
UPDATE 13 October 2018: For some live coverage of the day’s events see the Dream Deferred twitter page. We’ll have a full report, with pics and video, and a post-demo analysis on this site later.
The fascist Sweden Democrats party has made huge gains in Sunday’s general election – up substantially on its record vote in 2014. Despite the party’s name, this is not a party for “democrats” but one with nazi roots