Tag: Opinion poll

  • According to the opinion poll, maintenance fees for apartments will rise

    According to the opinion poll, maintenance fees for apartments will rise

    Finnish apartments are often owned by cooperatives, and the shareholders pay monthly maintenance and repair fees.

  • HS: Basic Finns and social democrats are behind the coalition

    HS: Basic Finns and social democrats are behind the coalition

    However, the right-wing opposition party has a 1.5-point lead over both the Basic Finns and the SDP. The support of basic Finns fell by 0.7 points to 19.3 percent between July 2022 and February 2023 after an improved opinion poll. Support for the Social Democrats, on the other hand, rose by 0.1 points to 19.3 […]

  • HS poll: NCP’s top, SDP’s level with the Basic Finns

    HS poll: NCP’s top, SDP’s level with the Basic Finns

    Helsingin Sanomat’s latest opinion poll is published a day before the start of early voting for the parliamentary elections.

  • Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    Per Bolund (MP): Ban nuclear weapons in Sweden

    The Green Party still thinks that Sweden should not join NATO, but still does not want the application to be withdrawn, because it has already been submitted and there is a broad majority in the Riksdag for NATO membership. Can it be said that the Green Party has gone from being opposed to NATO to […]

  • HS: Basic Finns is a clear favorite among first-time voters

    HS: Basic Finns is a clear favorite among first-time voters

    Basic Finns was the most popular party among both men and women, and it was supported by more than a third of the male respondents and about a fifth of the female respondents. The party ranked number one all over Finland and received particularly high opinions from young people in the northern and eastern parts […]

  • Friday papers: NATO support at record high, health care delays ease, too in love to buy a ticket

    Friday papers: NATO support at record high, health care delays ease, too in love to buy a ticket

    Opinion polls published by Ilta-Sanomi on Friday show more than 80 percent support for NATO membership in Finland.

  • The competition between the three largest parties in Finland is intensifying, says the survey

    The competition between the three largest parties in Finland is intensifying, says the survey

    Although the coalition has halved its lead in the last couple of months, it need not worry too much because the leaders of the opinion polls lose their advantage when the parties hit the campaign trail, he reminded. Tuomo TurjaResearch Director of Economic Studies. “The closer to the elections, the closer to the top parties. […]

  • Ulf Kristersson and Sanna Marin have a press conference about the NATO process

    Ulf Kristersson and Sanna Marin have a press conference about the NATO process

    Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin is on a state visit to Sweden. She and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson had a meeting during the day. Among other things, it has discussed the continued process for the countries to join NATO and Sweden’s EU presidency. According to an opinion poll in Finland, the majority of Finns do […]

  • HS: Basic Finns take second place after the Kokoomus

    HS: Basic Finns take second place after the Kokoomus

    The support of basic Finns has risen steadily, vote after vote, since July. Sakari NurmelaKantar Public’s head of research said the party will have to work hard to mobilize its supporters on election day as it has the majority of voters who polled abstained from voting in the 2021 local elections. “How well this mobilization […]

  • Ylen’s poll: NCP increases its lead, SDP sees a decline, but celebrating the prime minister is not a factor

    Ylen’s poll: NCP increases its lead, SDP sees a decline, but celebrating the prime minister is not a factor

    According to a recent opinion poll by Yle, the extensive discussion around the party of Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) has not significantly affected the mood of the voters.

  • 420: Wallet election without election promises

    420: Wallet election without election promises

    Ulf Kristersson (M), Magdalena Andersson (S), Per Bolund (MP) and Johan Pehrson (L) have all been interviewed in Ekot’s party leader hearings during the week. They were asked questions about everything from property tax to mining, free schools, government cooperation and human rights in Turkey. What were the key messages and why did the party […]

  • Eva survey: Trust in politicians has increased after the pandemic years

    Eva survey: Trust in politicians has increased after the pandemic years

    The majority of Finns are satisfied with how power is distributed in the country, the handling of the Covid pandemic and the war in Ukraine, which increase people’s trust in politicians, according to a recent opinion poll by the Elinkeinoelämä forum. Fin). Research results published on Tuesday show that attitudes towards politicians improved during the […]

  • Goods trigger racial controversy in the United States

    Goods trigger racial controversy in the United States

    From t-shirts to watermelon salads, corporate America’s response to the recent federal holiday has generated backlash With “Juneteenth” now a federal holiday, US retailers have taken the opportunity to buy products that mark black freedom. But activists say some of these products miss the mark, while others are racist. President Joe Biden officially recognized June […]

  • Survey: One-third of Russian-speaking Finns believe Russia has violated Ukraine’s sovereignty

    Survey: One-third of Russian-speaking Finns believe Russia has violated Ukraine’s sovereignty

    Slightly more than a third of Russian-speakers in Finland said they believed that Russia had violated Ukraine’s sovereignty by attacking the country. This is evident from Yle’s recent study on the attitudes of Russian speakers in Economic Research. According to the survey office, 33 percent of Russian-speakers living in Finland believe that Russia’s attack on […]

  • Statement of no confidence again and the boy duo in the government

    Statement of no confidence again and the boy duo in the government

    Historically, we have had 12 no-confidence motions in Sweden, two of which have concerned Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson. Prime Minister Magdalena Anderson has said that if he is overthrown, the entire S government will resign, including her. It is a crisis, 100 days before the election. Everything can be decided by the political savage […]

  • Yle’s party poll: NCP rises to record support, center loses foothold

    Yle’s party poll: NCP rises to record support, center loses foothold

    Differences in support for Finland’s most important parties have increased. The largest opposition party, the NCP, has widened the gap between it and the prime minister Sanna MarinThe Social Democrats are more than seven percentage points away, while the SDP has moved almost four percentage points past the second main opposition group, the Basic Finns. […]

  • The Danes warned about complacency in today’s EU reservation vote

    The Danes warned about complacency in today’s EU reservation vote

    The polling stations opened all over Denmark at 08:00 this morning for the EU reservation vote. A crucial question will welcome voters: Do you vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to Denmark participating in European cooperation on security and defense by abolishing the EU’s defense reservations? The polling stations close at 20:00. READ MORE: Danes vote in […]

  • It is official: Finland is applying for NATO membership

    It is official: Finland is applying for NATO membership

    Sunday afternoon, President Sauli Niinistö and the Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) announced that Finland is seeking to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Niinistö officially announced in Finnish, Swedish and English that Finland was entering a new era. The Minister of Defense also spoke at the press conference Antti Kaikkonen (Cen) and the […]

  • EVA’s opinion: there is confidence that Finland could defend itself alone

    EVA’s opinion: there is confidence that Finland could defend itself alone

    A recent security survey by the EVA incubator shows that Finns believe that the country would be able to repel a Russian military attack on its own with a 48 percent probability. Respondents also estimate that there is a 19 percent probability that Russia will use military force against Finland later this year, and a […]

  • It is election time again: Danes are in favor of dropping reservations, but many are still unresolved

    It is election time again: Danes are in favor of dropping reservations, but many are still unresolved

    There must be good money in putting up election posters. Copenhagen, and most of Denmark, is once again decorated with them – attached in large numbers to all sorts of fences, railings and lampposts at the weekend. They hold another bleeding choice, you might be thinking. Barely a few months after the last one, the […]

  • Finland, Sweden: Covid-19 tolerance creates buffers against conflict costs and geopolitical risks

    Finland, Sweden: Covid-19 tolerance creates buffers against conflict costs and geopolitical risks

    In 2020, the economic contraction of 2.3% and 2.8% of GDP was about half of the EU average. This was followed by a rapid recovery, with GDP already reaching pre-pandemic levels in both countries in the first half of 2021 (see Figure 1). The strong economic recovery also enabled the countries to recover rapidly last […]

  • NCP Chairman Orpo to chair Defense Committee, push NATO application

    NCP Chairman Orpo to chair Defense Committee, push NATO application

    The Opposition Party (NCP) has appointed a party leader Petteri Orpo as the new chairman of the Parliamentary Defense Committee – as the party finally sees in the prospect of its long-standing goal of NATO membership. The orphan is almost certain to be replaced Ilkka Kanervawho died last week. Former Foreign Minister and OSCE official […]

  • Swedish opposition may change attitude towards NATO

    Swedish opposition may change attitude towards NATO

    The leader of the Sweden Democrats says that he will advocate joining the US-led bloc if neighboring Finland continues to become a member A central opposition party in Sweden will reportedly try to change its attitude to whether the country should join NATO, if the neighboring country Finland applies for membership. Such a move would […]

  • Archipelago: "With your support, I am ready for NATO membership"

    Archipelago: "With your support, I am ready for NATO membership"

    Chairman of the Center and Minister of Finance Annika Saarikko on Saturday asked his party for support before a possible NATO application. Saarikko spoke at the Center Assembly in Vaasa. He said the party must decide on membership of the military alliance at the Downtown Congress in June. However, Saarikko said that the Center could […]

  • Ylen Gallup: Center-right NCP takes a huge leap forward as ideas turn to NATO

    Ylen Gallup: Center-right NCP takes a huge leap forward as ideas turn to NATO

    Yle’s recent opinion poll suggests that if parliamentary elections were to be held now, 26.1 per cent of respondents would vote in favor of the Coalition Party (NKP). Support for the party, which has been supporting NATO membership for more than a decade, has risen 3.5 percent since the previous March poll. The precarious security […]

  • NATO makes an offer to Finland and Sweden

    NATO makes an offer to Finland and Sweden

    Secretary-General says Western bloc militaries would welcome former neutral Nordic nations amid Ukraine crisis NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Finland and Sweden would be quickly brought into the alliance if they applied for membership, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raises security concerns on the bloc’s eastern flank. “Of course it is up to […]

  • NATO chief says Finland and Sweden can join “quickly”

    NATO chief says Finland and Sweden can join “quickly”

    Secretary-General says Western bloc militaries would welcome former neutral Nordic nations amid Ukraine crisis NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Finland and Sweden would be quickly brought into the alliance if they applied for membership, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raises security concerns on the bloc’s eastern flank. “Of course it is up to […]

  • The head of NATO says that Finland and Sweden can join quickly

    The head of NATO says that Finland and Sweden can join quickly

    Secretary-General says Western bloc militaries would welcome former neutral Nordic nations amid Ukraine crisis NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Finland and Sweden would be quickly brought into the alliance if they applied for membership, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raises security concerns on the bloc’s eastern flank. “Of course it is up to […]

  • Niinistö received top scores in a survey on Ukraine’s crisis

    Niinistö received top scores in a survey on Ukraine’s crisis

    President Sauli Niinistö has overtaken other Finnish political leaders when dealing with the crisis in Ukraine, according to a study conducted by the newsgroup Uutissuomalainen. The respondents gave Niinistö a grade of 8.9 on the Finnish school rating scale (4-10). Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen (Cen) had a second-best score of 7.8. prime minister Sanna […]

  • 397: This is how politics turns into a war

    397: This is how politics turns into a war

    Crises help the Social Democrats in public opinion The pandemic gave the government a lot of space in the media and it was also seen in the opinion polls. Now the war in Ukraine seems to have the same effect – to the great annoyance of the right-wing opposition. What should they do to reach […]

  • New opinion polls show more support for Finland’s accession to NATO

    New opinion polls show more support for Finland’s accession to NATO

    The most in Helsingin Sanomat (HS) recent According to a survey on Finland’s possible NATO membership, a small majority of the country’s population is in favor of joining the military alliance, and about 54 per cent of respondents said they were in favor of such a transfer. Proportion of a similar survey conducted by the […]

  • Eva survey: 60% back Finland’s accession to NATO

    Eva survey: 60% back Finland’s accession to NATO

    About 60 percent of people would support Finland’s accession to the NATO Military Alliance, according to the results of the Values ​​and Attitudes survey conducted by the Finnish Business Forum (Eva). The result It represents 34 percentage points of support for Finland’s membership compared to a similar poll last autumn, and is the highest level […]

  • Andersson: The Left Alliance would not leave the government because of a possible NATO application

    Andersson: The Left Alliance would not leave the government because of a possible NATO application

    Left Alliance chair Li Andersson has called for a careful assessment of Finland’s possible NATO membership due to the changed situation in Europe. At a party council meeting on Saturday, Andersson said the decision to apply for NATO membership would no longer lead to his party resigning from the government. The party joined the coalition […]

  • Minister of Defense: NATO notes change in Finland’s membership debate

    Minister of Defense: NATO notes change in Finland’s membership debate

    Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen (Cen) and the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg discussed Finland’s possible NATO membership at a meeting of the Union’s defense ministers in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon. Swedish Minister of Defense Kaikkonen at a separate meeting Peter Hultqvistand Secretary General Stoltenberg assured the two nations that NATO’s open door policy […]

  • Yle’s survey: Support for NATO membership rose to record highs

    Yle’s survey: Support for NATO membership rose to record highs

    According to Yle’s opinion poll, the country’s support for joining NATO’s military alliance has increased, with 62 per cent of respondents saying they support such a move. The result is nine percentage points more than in the last Yle survey of the same question. The survey, published at the end of February, was the first […]

  • Most Finnish MPs refuse to disclose NATO’s position

    Most Finnish MPs refuse to disclose NATO’s position

    Many MPs are still weighing their position on a possible Finnish NATO application. Yle asked MPs whether Finland should join the Western military alliance. Less than half of legislators responded to the survey, which is a much smaller number than usual, suggesting that many parties are still formulating their NATO position. Of the 200 MPs, […]

  • Vote: The Left Alliance is most in favor of a NATO referendum

    Vote: The Left Alliance is most in favor of a NATO referendum

    Of all the parties in the Parliament, the Left Alliance is the strongest supporter of voting for NATO membership, says the opinion poll STT. The agency e-mailed the leaders of nine political parties about their position on Finland’s accession to NATO. After Russia’s attack on Ukraine, public opinion seems to have turned behind seeking membership […]

  • Yle’s opinion polls show for the first time the majority’s support for Finland’s NATO application

    Yle’s opinion polls show for the first time the majority’s support for Finland’s NATO application

    According to Yle’s opinion poll, 53 per cent of Finns would support the application to join the NATO military alliance. 28 percent opposed the application, while 19 percent said they were unsure. An economic survey conducted the survey last week when Ukraine was attacked by Russian troops. The interviews took place between February 23 and […]

  • Public opinion of Messerschmidt’s Danish People’s Party favorable despite internal party conflicts

    Public opinion of Messerschmidt’s Danish People’s Party favorable despite internal party conflicts

    Immediately yesterday was what they call a bad day in politics for the Danish People’s Party leader Morten Messerschmidt, as no fewer than five of the right-wing 16 MPs have jumped off to become non-aligned. But a completely different story is being told in opinion polls since Messerschmidt’s election last month. Since then, the party […]

  • Yle’s opinion poll: Support for Finnish parties collapsed, Greens down, NCP remains at the forefront

    Yle’s opinion poll: Support for Finnish parties collapsed, Greens down, NCP remains at the forefront

    Opposition Support for basic Finns has risen in Yle’s recent monthly survey. The Riikka Purra-party party received 15 percent support in the parliamentary election vote, which is 3.3 percentage points less than in the previous comparison. However, the party as a whole remained in third place, even though it has lagged behind the prime minister […]

  • Yle’s provincial election: NCP strengthens its leadership, Center challenges SDP second

    Yle’s provincial election: NCP strengthens its leadership, Center challenges SDP second

    Yle’s last vote before Sunday’s council elections shows significant changes in the support of the Center Party and opposition Finns. The latest investigation also revealed that the former finance minister Petteri OrpoThe opposition party NCP has strengthened its leadership. Opinion poll Economic research has measured the support for party provincial elections since the end of […]

  • Advance voting in the regional elections rose to 26 percent

    Advance voting in the regional elections rose to 26 percent

    The week-long advance voting in the Finnish provincial elections ended on Tuesday, and so far 26.4 per cent of those entitled to vote have voted. That’s just over a million people, but advance voting wasn’t as lively as it was before last June’s municipal elections, when 33.1 percent of those who voted came in advance. […]

  • APN podcast: Do Finnish voters care about healthcare?

    APN podcast: Do Finnish voters care about healthcare?

    The first All Points North period in 2022 will focus on Finland’s historic, first provincial elections. However, despite the election landmark and its possible seismic changes to the provision of social, health and emergency services in Finland, opinion polls predict low turnout. Circulating supplier of APN Melanie Hall took to the streets of Tampere to […]

  • Optimistic attitude of the owners of tourist companies

    Optimistic attitude of the owners of tourist companies

    A new opinion poll shows that those running a travel company seem to be optimistic about the coming year. Representatives of the companies say that Iceland’s position as a destination will either strengthen or remain at the same level. The results of the survey, which was carried out at the end of last year, by […]

  • HS: The Marin government is still popular, but support is waning

    HS: The Marin government is still popular, but support is waning

    The popularity of the government led by the Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) is declining, according to an opinion poll published by Kantar TNS and Helsingin Sanomat on Tuesday. Just under half, or 48 per cent, of respondents now believe that the government has succeeded fairly or very well in its mission. Until a year […]

  • Voting: Less than half plan to vote in the provincial election

    Voting: Less than half plan to vote in the provincial election

    According to a study commissioned by the Fitness Foundation (KAKS), less than 40 percent of those eligible to vote could vote for members of the provincial assembly next month. From next year, Finnish health and social care providers will be under the control of the new county governments. Voters will go to the polls on […]

  • Public opinion: SDP dropped to third place

    Public opinion: SDP dropped to third place

    The support of opposition parties has increased compared to November, according to Yle’s recent opinion poll. The Coalition Party (NCP) is at the forefront of the December poll, with opinion polls estimating to receive about 21.8 percent of voters. The last time NCP rated it so well in Yle’s survey in 2017. The jump to […]

  • This week’s editorial: And the true winner is …

    This week’s editorial: And the true winner is …

    The local elections are local, but they reflect the temperature in our national policy. Rudderless DF lost at sea Most striking is that the Danish People’s Party (DF), the largest blue party six years ago, lost more than 60 municipal council seats. Its leader, Kristian Thulesen Dahl, has resigned, and a new chairman will be […]

  • The order of Finnish political parties remained unchanged in the HS survey

    The order of Finnish political parties remained unchanged in the HS survey

    Support for the Social Democrats rose 0.9 points to 19.4 percent, the best result in a poll since April 2021. Basic Finns, on the other hand, are projected to get 18 percent of the vote after a rise of 0.2 points in popularity. . Read more: YLE opinion poll: City Center, Social Democrats, losses (4.11.2021) […]

  • This week’s editorial: A tenth could be yours!

    This week’s editorial: A tenth could be yours!

    Ahead of the upcoming local elections on 16 November, the candidates for the seats in the municipalities ‘and regions’ councils are now smiling at us from the lampposts. International influence Only a few slogans are visible, but some stand out. In Gentofte, the former permanent secretary of the Ministry of Taxation, Peter Loft, now in […]

  • Yle’s poll: SDP and downtown support drops, Greens win, NCP retains leadership

    Yle’s poll: SDP and downtown support drops, Greens win, NCP retains leadership

    The dispute between the two governing coalition partners over funding for the cultural sector has led to a decline in support for both parties, according to Yle’s latest monthly voter survey. The SDP came into conflict with the Center Party over cuts in funding for sports and cultural groups due to a decline in the […]

  • This week’s editors: Remember, remember: 16 Nov.

    This week’s editors: Remember, remember: 16 Nov.

    The local and regional elections are approaching. Integration indicator Tuesday the 16th is the big day: Not only for Danes, but also for expats who have the right to cast their vote. On the lampposts, we note that some of the candidates, judging by name and appearance, are of foreign origin. We warmly welcome this, […]

  • The EU summit was overshadowed by clashes with Poland

    The EU summit was overshadowed by clashes with Poland

    BRUSSELS, Belgium: A summit in Brussels for 27 EU Member States is overshadowed by a dispute with Poland over the primacy of EU law. Poland may be subject to EU sanctions due to a ruling by its Supreme Court ruling that certain aspects of EU law are incompatible with the Polish Constitution. In response, Poland […]

  • Kings of the castle: BBC poll confirms Danish pedigree as producer of quality TV

    Kings of the castle: BBC poll confirms Danish pedigree as producer of quality TV

    You do not have to be a genius to find out which three Danish shows have made it ‘The 100 Greatest TV Series of the 21st Century’ rankings after a far-reaching international poll among TV journalists conducted by the BBC. ‘The Bridge’, ‘The Crime’ and ‘The Castle’ – which are better known abroad as ‘The […]

  • Parties putt with mayoral ambitions

    Parties putt with mayoral ambitions

    After the most recent local elections in 2017, the Social Democrats won 47 mayoral posts and thus the most. The Social Democrats’ party secretary, Lasse Ryberg, states that the governing party won an “extraordinarily good election” in 2017. – We went forward, and we got not least many new mayors. This is probably not the […]

  • Ellemann will not set targets for difficult local elections

    At the national level, the Liberal Party is struggling with a marked decline in opinion polls. Sometimes up to 10 percentage points. However, the national political opinion polls usually only take effect with half force in local elections. But it will also be a noticeable decline for the Liberal Party. – I think it will […]

  • Yle query: NCP stays on top, green support leaks to the left

    Yle query: NCP stays on top, green support leaks to the left

    According to Yle’s latest monthly poll, the opposition party, the National Coalition Party (NCP), will retain its leadership at the forefront of the vote, but the Prime Minister Sanna MarinThe Social Democratic Party (SDP) has narrowed the gap. While the NCP remains the most popular party, its support among voters declined in a monthly poll […]

  • The Czech party requests a referendum to leave the EU

    The Czech party requests a referendum to leave the EU

    PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC: The Czech Republic’s right-wing center, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, is demanding that the cabinet propose legislation that could lead to a referendum on leaving the European Union (EU), its leader Tomio Okamura said on Wednesday. . The populist pro-EU-ANO party, led by Prime […]

  • FACTS: This is how the parties stand right now

    The Radicals: 4.3 percent – 8 seats (8.6 percent – 16 seats). SF: 9.8 – 18 seats (7.7 percent – 14 seats). Unit list: 9.7 percent – 18 seats (6.9 percent – 13 seats). The alternative: 0.4 percent – 0 seats (3.0 percent – 5 seats). Vegan Party: 0.0 percent – 0 seats (0.0 percent […]

  • Thulesen Dahl re-elected as chairman of DF

    – But it is important that we have used this weekend to show the Danes that we are far stronger than they think, says Kristian Thulesen Dahl. Prior to the annual meeting, named members of the party have called on party founder Pia Kjærsgaard to take over the chairmanship due to the poor opinion polls.

  • Commentators: The government is booming halfway

    Commentators: The government is booming halfway

    – The Social Democrats are at the top. For the first time in many years, the party is at the head of a one-party government and has come through with large parts of its policy, says Hans Engell. Commentators agree on two things that have helped the government in particular so far: a weakened opposition […]

  • The family fun is gone before the DF meeting in Herning

    The family fun is gone before the DF meeting in Herning

    Opinion polls remain mixed, deputy chairman and hope for the future Morten Messerschmidt has been convicted of EU fraud and forgery, and most recently an open conflict between members of the party’s 11-man main board has broken out. – The annual meeting is an obvious stage for a party leader to set a new agenda […]

  • Pia Olsen Dyhr will translate SF progress into mayoral posts

    Pia Olsen Dyhr will translate SF progress into mayoral posts

    Here, SF chairman Pia Olsen Dyhr will speak to the approximately 400 delegates. One of her key messages will be that SF’s progress will now be translated into more posts in the country’s municipal councils and regional councils in the election on 16 November. – I expect that we will approach the local elections, and […]

  • Pia Olsen Dyhr will be the pathfinder in the red block

    In the hectic prelude to the national meeting in Kolding, the SF chairman may not quite look like what she sees herself as. A pathfinder in a red bloc, where the Radicals and the Unity List’s criticism of the S-government has several times expressed itself in election threats. But that is nonetheless the role that […]

  • Commentator: Crisis-stricken DF must limit damage in local elections

    Commentator: Crisis-stricken DF must limit damage in local elections

    Friday’s planned program, including the press conference, has been canceled due to the nurse conflict, because the Folketing is expected to put an end to the strike by an emergency law on Friday. DF chairman Kristian Thulesen Dahl will in the coming time try to set optimistic tones for the hard-pressed party. – After all, […]

  • Thulesen: The Danish People’s Party is alive and well

    Thulesen: The Danish People’s Party is alive and well

    Friday should finally have been the day when the Danish People’s Party was to tell about the party’s policy on its way into autumn. But on Thursday afternoon, the last day of the summer group meeting was canceled with reference to Christiansborg on Friday urgently considering the legal intervention in the nurse conflict. In an […]

  • Overall, Conservatives cool off Naser Khader

    Overall, Conservatives cool off Naser Khader

    He is based on the results of a lawyer’s investigation into sexual offenses that Khader was accused of by five women before the summer. The study had found even more. – The charges were serious. And with the new accusations, the seriousness is more than confirmed, said Søren Pape Poulsen and continued: – We are […]

  • The democratic journey in Tunisia continues

    The democratic journey in Tunisia continues

    The debate over whether or not the measures taken by President Said were constitutional has attracted the attention of national experts and international observers, as the Constitutional Court cannot rule on the matter. Unfortunately, this debate has obscured the notion that what happened in Tunisia was an indication of how Tunisia’s democracy has not worked. […]

  • OVERVIEW: Hegaard’s exit is the latest scandal for the Radicals

    OVERVIEW: Hegaard’s exit is the latest scandal for the Radicals

    A few months ago, Kristian Hegaard had a conversation with the Radicals’ political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen. – She had been made aware by the Radical Left’s liaison body that in a radical context for a party I had violated a border with a radical with a touch, he writes. Kristian Hegaard’s exit comes after […]

  • DF keeps Messerschmidt alive in politics

    DF keeps Messerschmidt alive in politics

    This applies, among other things, to chairman Kristian Thulesen Dahl. – In our country, one is innocent until proven guilty. And when Morten has wanted to appeal to the High Court, it is only when the High Court has assessed the case that we have a final result. – Therefore, Morten can of course also […]

  • The Left loses the three biggest vote-swallowers

    The Left loses the three biggest vote-swallowers

    In addition to losing a profile, Ahlers’ exit from politics once again underscores the Liberal Party’s problems in retaining voters. Since the election, the Liberal Party has declined significantly in opinion polls. And with Ahlers’ exit, the Liberal Party has in less than eight months lost the party’s three biggest voters at Christiansborg. It is […]

  • 3rd LD Writethru: Swedish Prime Minister was rejected in a motion of censure

    STOCKHOLM, June 21 (Xinhua) – Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was thrown into a no – confidence vote in parliament on Monday, as a majority of MPs supported his resignation. The Riksdag approved the Prime Minister’s motion of censure with 181 affirmative votes, more than the 175 votes required by Parliament with 349 seats. Meanwhile, […]

  • Swedish Prime Minister dismissed in parliament Confidence voted confidence

    Swedish Prime Minister dismissed in parliament Confidence voted confidence

    STOCKHOLM – Sweden’s parliament voted to oust Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a no – confidence motion on Monday, giving the Social Democrat leader a week to either resign and leave the speaker job to find a new government or call a quick election. The nationalist Sweden Democrats had taken the opportunity to call for […]

  • Commentator on debate: Mette F. puts blue block in the defensive

    Commentator on debate: Mette F. puts blue block in the defensive

    The government is on the offensive, says political commentator Bent Winther from Berlingske. – We are past the corona crisis, and we must restart Danish politics and try to set agendas for the next election. Mette Frederiksen’s talk about reforms addresses some of the problems that have been there for many years. It is for […]

  • For the first time, EL is setting up a front figure outside Copenhagen

    For the first time, EL is setting up a front figure outside Copenhagen

    It is political rapporteur Mai Villadsen’s (EL) own wish that the party becomes more broadly embracing, and then she herself is from the West Jutland station town Kibæk near Herning. She changes from North Zealand’s Storkreds to East Jutland. – I am proud that for the first time ever we are setting up our political […]

  • Trusted by Narendra Modi after the corona crisis

    Trusted by Narendra Modi after the corona crisis

    In India, more than 25 million people have been infected with the coronavirus and 287,000 deaths have been registered – but the actual number of infected and dead is believed to be significantly higher. The corona crisis is now affecting confidence in the country’s government, a new opinion poll shows. At the beginning of April, […]

  • Candidates want vegetarian school lunches once a week, says the election compass

    Candidates want vegetarian school lunches once a week, says the election compass

    Many of Finland’s election compasses are now open for business ahead of next month’s local elections, and they provide a wealth of information on candidates who announced their intentions before the election. Yle’s election compass is available in English and offers a short opinion poll to which 52 per cent of all local election candidates […]

  • Candidates want vegetarian school dinners once a week, says the election compass

    Candidates want vegetarian school dinners once a week, says the election compass

    Many of Finland’s election compasses are now open for business ahead of next month’s local elections, and they provide a wealth of information on candidates who announced their intentions before the election. Yle’s election compass is available in English and offers a short opinion poll to which 52 per cent of all local election candidates […]

  • Franciska Rosenkilde wants to stop the downturn and criticizes the government

    Franciska Rosenkilde wants to stop the downturn and criticizes the government

    – The rumor of the Alternative’s death is greatly exaggerated, it is actually the other way around. This is what Franciska Rosenkilde says on Saturday at Christiansborg in her first national meeting speech as the Alternative’s political leader. – The budding hope, the political commitment that I meet in the hinterland, is both strongly encouraging […]

  • Rosenkilde will refute the rumor about the Alternative’s death

    – The rumor of the Alternative’s death is greatly exaggerated, it is actually the other way around. This is what Franciska Rosenkilde says on Saturday at Christiansborg in her first national meeting speech as the Alternative’s political leader. – The budding hope, the political commitment that I meet in the hinterland, is both strongly encouraging […]

  • Japanese majority against the Olympics

    Japanese majority against the Olympics

    A majority of Japanese are against this summer’s Olympics. There have been two opinion polls in Japan in recent days about the Olympics. In one, where the Japanese were only allowed to answer whether they thought the Olympics would be held or not, 59 percent answered that they did not want the Olympics to be […]

  • The Christian Democrats have reversed the trend

    The Christian Democrats have reversed the trend

    In Swedish voter opinion for April, the Christian Democrats’ opinion support increases from 4.3 percent to 5.0. The party’s slow decline in public opinion since last summer has thus been broken, according to Kantar Sifo’s public opinion leader Toivo Sjörén. Otherwise, the changes are small in the compilation of three opinion polls that Kantar Sifo […]

  • Voters think that the Sami Parliament has too little influence

    Voters think that the Sami Parliament has too little influence

    Three out of four who are allowed to vote think that the Sami Parliament is important to the Sami, this shows an opinion poll. At the same time, 59 per cent think that the Sami Parliament has too little influence on important Sami issues. “It should be a healthier collaboration between Sápmi and the Swedish […]

  • Voters think that the Sami Parliament has too little influence

    Voters think that the Sami Parliament has too little influence

    Three out of four who are allowed to vote think that the Sami Parliament is important to the Sami, according to an opinion poll conducted by Novus on behalf of Sami Radio and SVT Sápmi. At the same time, 59 per cent think that the Sami Parliament has too little influence on important Sami issues. […]

  • The pressure is mounting on Sturgeon in Scotland

    The pressure is mounting on Sturgeon in Scotland

    The intensity is increasing in the Scottish election movement and the head of government, also SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is being pressured by both opponents and advocates on the issue of independence. Proponents of her case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online. The SNP is still clearly leading […]

  • Engell: Agriculture’s climate contribution could be the government’s most difficult case

    – There is no doubt at all that the negotiations will be some of the most decisive and most difficult that the government will have in its period. – It has long been planned that what the government would play with would be at a level that the support parties would not find sufficient in […]

  • Important message to the public in Malå in Malå municipality, Västerbotten county

    Important message to the public in Malå in Malå municipality, Västerbotten county

    With 99 days left until the inauguration of the Olympic Games, the Secretary General of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan says it is still an option to cancel them if the Covid situation continues to worsen. “What is the point of the games will be part of spreading the infection,” said Toshihiro Nikai […]

  • Ellemann-Jensen: We have been in crisis for months

    Ellemann-Jensen: We have been in crisis for months

    The Liberal Party’s chairman, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, did not hide the fact that the party is in crisis on Tuesday after the party leader debate in the Folketing. The opinion polls over a broad ridge show that the Liberal Party has declined significantly since the election in 2019. And not least since the subsequent presidential showdown, […]

  • The rise of the moderates has stopped

    The rise of the moderates has stopped

    The moderates’ rise in public opinion has stopped. The party is down 0.9 percentage points to 22.7 percent. This is shown by Swedish voter opinion, a combination of several opinion polls conducted by Kantar / Sifo for Ekot. In general, there is silence in public opinion, the changes are small. The Social Democrats are still […]

  • Most votes counted: IA stands to become the largest in Greenland

    Most votes counted: IA stands to become the largest in Greenland

    Shortly after 7 o’clock on Wednesday morning Danish time, 24,432 votes were counted. There are 41,127 eligible voters. In the most recent election in 2018, just over 29,000 votes were cast. IA stands at 37.5 percent of the vote, while the ruling party, Social Democrat Siumut, stands at 28.7 percent. If it holds true, the […]

  • All polling stations in Greenland have closed – counting is underway

    All polling stations in Greenland have closed – counting is underway

    An unusually long queue at the polling station necessitated the longer opening hours. All 71 other polling stations closed at 8 pm Greenlandic time as expected. The first results have gradually started to run in the night before Wednesday. According to the official site valg.gl, 206 votes were counted shortly after 02.00 Danish time. About […]

  • Assistant professor refuses to judge Siumut out despite poor measurements

    Assistant professor refuses to judge Siumut out despite poor measurements

    There are many indications of a change of power in Greenland, where there is an election to the parliament, Inatsisartut, on Tuesday. But the ruling party Siumut, which in opinion polls stands to lose power, has previously been measured too low. This is emphasized by Rasmus Leander Nielsen, assistant professor at the Department of Society, […]

  • Close Greenlandic election started with distance and alcohol

    Close Greenlandic election started with distance and alcohol

    About 41,000 eligible voters must nominate 31 members to parliament. 189 candidates are running. There are plans for a close election, where the governing party Siumut, according to opinion polls, stands to lose power. In that case, it will be only the second time since the introduction of home rule in 1979 that the chairman […]

  • OVERVIEW: Seven parties are fighting for influence in Greenland

    The ideological right / left scale in Greenland looks more or less like this for the five largest parties – seen from left to right: Inuit Ataqatigiit – Naleraq – Siumut – Demokraterne – Atassut. Here is a brief presentation of the seven parties running for the 31 seats in parliament, Inatsisartut: * SIUMUT (FORWARD): […]

  • Uranium mining big election issue in Greenland

    Uranium mining big election issue in Greenland

    Tuesday 6 April is the election in Greenland. Greenland received a lot of attention last year when President Trump announced that he wanted to buy the island from Denmark. But the great powers’ interest in the Arctic is not noticeable in the election campaign. Instead, it is fishing, social issues, airport construction and not least […]

  • Opposition party stands for rare election victory in Greenland

    With 36 percent of the vote, the Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA) stands to become Greenland’s largest party in the election to the Greenlandic parliament, Inatsisartut, on 6 April. This is an increase of 10 percentage points since the last survey. It shows an opinion poll according to the Greenlandic media Sermitsiaq. AG. IA thus stands to […]

  • YLE: The Social Democrats overtook both the Finnish party and the national coalition

    YLE: The Social Democrats overtook both the Finnish party and the national coalition

    In contrast, the popularity of the two right-wing opposition parties rose to 19.0 percent and 18.8 percent, respectively. Support for the Social Democrats has now fallen for two months. The decline accelerated last month from time to time in a heated debate over possible movement restrictions. Three of the five ruling parties, along with opposition […]

  • Many Japanese want to cancel the Olympics in Tokyo

    Many Japanese want to cancel the Olympics in Tokyo

    In Japan, preparations are continuing for this summer’s Olympics in Tokyo, despite the covid situation in the country being highly uncertain. A large part of the Japanese are against the games being held at all, several opinion polls show. The organizers have already stopped foreign audiences and next month it is expected that Japanese audiences […]

  • Four out of ten are waiting to plan their vacation

    Four out of ten are waiting to plan their vacation

    Of those who have plans, one in three say that it will be a trip within Sweden. This is shown by a survey conducted by Novus on behalf of Swedish Radio. But many are waiting to see how the pandemic develops. – Now we have not planned anything, we have to wait, if it all […]