Posts Tagged “denmark”

Loving Borgen, but I do just have three questions about it…

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2012

So I’ve finally caught up with BBC4’s new Danish import, Borgen — which is to coalition tangled-web politics what The Killing was to grisly tangled-web murders. And it’s great. Really. I mean, the leader of the Moderates, Birgitte Nyborg, sparks (…)

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Spain turns to the right – but are the voters rejecting ‘the left’ or incumbents?

by Stephen Tall on November 21, 2011

As the polls had predicted, Spain has a new government: Rajoy’s right-wing Partido Popular (PP) defeated Zapatero’s left-of-centre Partido Socialista Obrero Español (PSOE). The only surprise was the large margin of victory, 16%, the worst defeat for Spain’s socialists in their electoral history. So yet another right-wing government takes power in a European nation. On […]