What defines a democracy? Is it more than just calling an election every few years? Since the early 1980s, Sweden has had an 'Almedalen Week' – an event where representatives from every political party get together to debate social issues.
The entry of the populist AfD into the Bundestag presents a new challenge to Germany's politicians. But Denmark, Sweden, and Norway have had far-right parties in their parliaments for some time now — how do they cope?
Worried by the United States leaving the Paris Agreement, countries are passing climate laws that will oblige future governments to act.
Sweden is in mourning after a fatal truck attack in central Stockholm that killed four and injured several in central Stockholm. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said it was likely a terror attack.
Abortion is a divisive topic in the deeply Catholic country, where thousands of women are compelled to travel abroad each year to abort because of the restrictions. That could change with an impending referendum.
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