Denmark votes as parties grapple for center ground
02 November 2022 | 2:47 pm
Polls have opened in Denmark as the country elects a new parliament. The campaign had turned into a battle for centrist voters, with neither the ruling left nor the right-wing opposition likely to win a majority.
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