Populist surge spells trouble ahead for Norway’s government

Leader of Labour Party Jonas Gahr Store and Prime Minister Erna Solberg debate after local elections, in Oslo, Norway September 9, 2019. NTB Scanpix/Vidar Ruud via REUTERS

OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegians voting in local elections abandoned major parties in record numbers on Monday, according to early counts, opting for a plethora of smaller groups in the latest show of political discontent in Europe. While Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s ruling Conservatives were on track for their worst performance in regional voting since 2003, […]

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