Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden swings right

Ulf Kristersson, leader of the Moderate Party and Stefan Lofven, leader of the Social Democratic Party during a party duel broadcast by Sweden's tv-channel TV4 from Linkoping, Sweden September 8, 2018. TT News Agency/Anders Wiklund/via REUTERS

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedes vote on Sunday in a tight election dominated by fears over asylum and welfare, with the populist, anti-immigration Sweden Democrats vying to become the biggest party in a country long seen as a bastion of economic stability and liberal values. Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years […]

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