Uprising in Europe’s wealthiest countries as Nordic nationalists vow to ‘tear EU apart’

In the dense forests of Finland, a hulking creature with glowing red skin crawls out of the earth and races towards parliament.

The monster hijacks a limousine containing Finland’s top ministers – who have abruptly stopped drinking cocktails and throwing fistfuls of cash over their female escorts – and drives them half-insane with remorse and fear.

This is no Hollywood horror film, but a scene in the latest political advert from the Finns Party, the nationalist, anti-EU group that has lit a firecracker under Finland’s usually docile political scene.

Finland is supposedly the happiest nation in the world – at least according to several surveys – with a coveted welfare system, globally renowned…

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