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Left-leaning coalition predicted to win Norwegian parliamentary vote

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Norway’s left-leaning opposition has ousted the country’s Conservative-led government in parliamentary elections, exit polls have predicted, but the exact shape of the “Red-Green” coalition set to run the Nordic count...

MPs who sit on parliamentary groups face scrutiny over lobbying

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MPs serving on informal parliamentary groups while working in second jobs are facing scrutiny from a powerful parliamentary committee over concerns that they could exploit a lobbying loophole. An inquiry by the Common...

Independent body needed to deal with allegations by Canberra parliamentary staff, review finds

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Parliamentary staff in Canberra need a new independent complaints mechanism to deal with incidents of alleged sexual assault and harassment along with serious bullying, a review has found. The Foster report, released ...

Far right placed to make gains in Cyprus parliamentary vote

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A far-right party with links to Greece’s defunct neo-Nazi Golden Dawn appears likely to double its support as widespread disaffection over corruption scandals dominate elections for a new parliament in Cyprus on Sunda...

Brazil begins parliamentary inquiry into Bolsonaro’s Covid response

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Brazil’s congress has launched a parliamentary inquiry into what critics call Jair Bolsonaro’s disastrous and potentially criminal response to a Covid pandemic that has killed nearly 400,000 Brazilians. The politicall...