Denmark's Social Democrats in historic election victory
16 September 2011 Last updated at 02:16 BST
Denmark's centre-left Social Democrats have claimed victory in the country's general election, ending nearly a decade in opposition.
Party leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt will become the country's first female prime minister, after campaigning on a platform of tax rises and increased public spending.
Thomas Buch-Andersen reports from Copenhagen.