13 members of parliament have voted against Prime Minister May’s motion to hold a ‘snap’ general election on June 8 this year.
The combined parties in opposition in Britain have welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's calling of an early general election.
Europe's stock market indexes tumbled on the UK election announcement with investors worried that this adds to political uncertainty in the region.
May says she needs to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and hopes the poll result will shore up support.
Results from France’s first round socialist presidential primary show Benoit Hamon in front of the country’s former Prime Minister Manual Valls.
Seven candidates are in the running, including former prime minister Manuel Valls
Talks begin in Italy on Thursday to try to end the country’s political crisis.
Voters are going to the polls in Australia in a tightly contested general election – after a period of political turmoil that has seen several changes of prime…
Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a surprise early election on July 2. He used a rare political tool to dissolve
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksander Vucic has called a snap election in a move to consolidate his leadership. No date had been set but March looks
The new Greek caretaker government has been sworn in as the country prepares for early elections next month: the third time it has gone to the polls
There is frustration and disillusionment in Turkey after President Recep Tayipp Erdogan called for fresh parliamentary elections. The country’s been
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has, as expected, called for fresh parliamentary elections after coalition talks failed to produce a
Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has called a parliamentary election for October .. kicking off a marathon eleven-week campaign. He announced
After eight hours of EU-brokered talks, political leaders in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) have come to an initial deal on early
Back with a vengeance, former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has delivered a rallying cry for his newly created left-leaning party Movement
Is Greece about to face the music or can a new government get Brussels to change its tune? The last four years have seen the nation lurch from one
Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has requested that the Greek parliament be dissolved. This following parliament’s failure to choose a new
The Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras has told supporters in Athens it’s time for the people, not foreign interests, to determine their future –
In a move some fear could jeopardise Greece’s international bailout, parliament has failed to choose a new president, rejecting the ruling
Greece is facing a snap election after MPs failed to elect a new president in a tight parliamentary ballot
Electioneering has already begun in Greece, with the leader of the Syriza party saying the days of a Samaras government are numbered.
Greek MPS have failed to elect a new president, meaning the country now faces a snap election
Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has announced that early elections will take place on January 25, 2015 The news comes after lawmakers in
The possibility of Greece’s radical leftist Syriza party coming to power continues to hit share prices in Athens and force up the cost of borrowing
Israel's Knesset votes to dissolve itself ahead of a March general election following the sacking of two government ministers
Sweden is set to go to the polls on March 22 next year in a snap election called after the centre-left minority government lost a budget vote in parliament.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has visited Catalonia for the first time since the region held an informal referendum in which voters favoured