Sweden's right-wing party will probably do well in Sunday's election. Here's a surprising reason.

  1. Sweden’s right-wing party will probably do well in Sunday’s election. Here’s a surprising reason.  Washington Post
  2. Tumultuous Swedish Election Draws to a Close as Divisions Widen  Bloomberg
  3. After Sweden’s Election, What Next For The Kronor?  Forbes
  4. Election Q&A: Where does your party stand on Swexit?  The Local Sweden
  5. How the Far Right Conquered Sweden  New York Times
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Germany's week of right-wing riots highlights fears of racism becoming more mainstream

  1. Germany’s week of right-wing riots highlights fears of racism becoming more mainstream  Quartz
  2. PICTURES: Protesters Stage ‘Mourning March’ in Chemnitz for Victims of Killer Migrants  Breitbart News
  3. 18 injured in German protests for and against migrants  Yahoo News
  4. Chemnitz: 18 people injured in demonstrations  Deutsche Welle
  5. Germany’s far right never went away, but festered in its eastern stronghold  The Guardian
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May begins Africa trip with nod to rightwing Tories on overseas aid

PM will recommit to aid budget at 0.7% of GDP but say it has to support UK’s national interest

Theresa May will set a condition that the UK ensure its overseas aid spending matches “wider national security priorities” as well as tackling poverty, in a speech due to be delivered in Cape Town as she begins a three-day trip to Africa.

The prime minister will recommit to maintaining the aid budget at 0.7% of GDP, a pledge David Cameron originally made, but will seek to deflect criticism of the level of spending by the right of the Conservative party by saying it has to have a wider political and security purpose.

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