The right-wing, nationalist True Finns party has made sweeping gains in the Finnish Parliamentary elections, going from 4% to 19.4% of the vote. This places the party in third place, and feasibly within reach of coalition seats. This is worrying for the rest of Europe, as they have stated their opposition to the bailout fund, over which Finland would have a veto. Instability ahead? Let’s look at the new parliament make-up.
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- Very smooth. — Drinking a Guzzler by @yorkbrewery — untp.it/ZbNJLB 14 hours ago
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- Travelling back in time with @soondoongah (@ Jorvik Viking Centre) 4sq.com/10iRf5A 1 day ago
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- RT @NottsFacts: The @UniofNottingham is the only university in the UK to offer a degree in 'Banter-ology' #nottsfacts 1 day ago
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