Social Democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt is Denmark's new Prime Minister, but beyond that it's complicated

Published Fri 16 Sep 2011
Denmark has a new Prime Minister. She's Helle Thorning-Schmidt, leader of the Social Democrats, and her victory in yesterday's election not only ushers in a change of government but is an important symbolic victory for the centre-left in Europe, the left having been on the receiving end of election defeats for so long.
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