Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen is aiming be Denmark’s next – and at 41 youngest-ever – prime minister. Photograph: Reuters

The Danish television series Borgen gripped international audiences with its portrayal of political intrigues and coalition intricacies in and around (...)

Mette Frederiksen taking part in a television debate in Odense, Denmark, last week. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP

Tacking left on welfare and right on immigration looks likely to pay off for Denmark’s Social Democrats, who are widely expected to return to power th(...)