The 1st of May hid a bitter surprise for many Danes, at least for those who are pro-EU and especially those who support the country’s ruling social-democratic party. 

In her Labour Day speech, Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the leader of the Social Democrats, made absolutely no mention of either the European Parliament elections or the European Union. This omission would have been a non-issue if Thorning-Schmidt was not the leader of one of the most pro-European parties...

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