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5-star women: the new female mayors of Rome and Turin

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) was trounced by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in local elections in Rome and Turin on Sunday, throwing further doubt over his chanc

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) was trounced by the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement in local elections in Rome and Turin on Sunday, throwing further doubt over his chanc

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Rome elects first female mayor as 5-Star party gains ground

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement won elections in Rome and Turin in a populist surge giving the Italian capital its first female mayor The victory for Virginia Raggi is a blow to Prime

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement won elections in Rome and Turin in a populist surge giving the Italian capital its first female mayor The victory for Virginia Raggi is a blow to Prime

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Renzi on course to lose Rome in Italian local elections

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s governing Democratic Party looks to have avoided embarrassment in local elections in Italy, although the anti-establishment Five-Star party’s Virginia Raggi is ahead in

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s governing Democratic Party looks to have avoided embarrassment in local elections in Italy, although the anti-establishment Five-Star party’s Virginia Raggi is ahead in

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Matteo Renzi's popularity is tested as Italy goes to the polls in mayoral elections

All eyes are on Matteo Renzi as some of Italy’s largest cities vote in mayoral elections widely considered a popularity test for the prime minister and secretary of the Democratic…

All eyes are on Matteo Renzi as some of Italy’s largest cities vote in mayoral elections widely considered a popularity test for the prime minister and secretary of the Democratic…

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Sadiq Khan set to become London's first Muslim mayor

It seems London’s getting its first Muslim mayor. According to British media reports, Sadiq Khan – the son of a bus driver – has won the capital’s

It seems London’s getting its first Muslim mayor. According to British media reports, Sadiq Khan – the son of a bus driver – has won the capital’s

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Labour election losses in Scotland deliver big blow to Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition Labour Party has lost ground in local elections in England according to incomplete results on Friday morning but it is

Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition Labour Party has lost ground in local elections in England according to incomplete results on Friday morning but it is

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Saudi Arabia elects women councillors for the first time

As many as 20 women have been elected in municipal polls in Saudi Arabia after a ban on women voting and running as candidates was lifted. It’s being

As many as 20 women have been elected in municipal polls in Saudi Arabia after a ban on women voting and running as candidates was lifted. It’s being

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Saudi Arabian vote in first female councillors in landmark election

Saudi Arabian women have taken another large leap forward in their path to greater equality with at least eight female candidates winning seats in

Saudi Arabian women have taken another large leap forward in their path to greater equality with at least eight female candidates winning seats in

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Ukraine postpones local elections in two key areas for Kyiv

Local elections in two areas in the disputed Donetsk region of Ukraine have been cancelled. Polls failed to open in the Kyiv controlled

Local elections in two areas in the disputed Donetsk region of Ukraine have been cancelled. Polls failed to open in the Kyiv controlled

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Ukraine: Darth Vader runs for mayor

Darth Vader is among the candidates vying for the post of Mayor in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. He joins Peking Duck and a man calling himself

Darth Vader is among the candidates vying for the post of Mayor in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. He joins Peking Duck and a man calling himself

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Stabbing victim to become Colognes's first female mayor

Henriette Reker, the mayoral candidate for the German city of Cologne who was attacked while campaigning has been elected with an absolute majority

Henriette Reker, the mayoral candidate for the German city of Cologne who was attacked while campaigning has been elected with an absolute majority

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Far-right makes gains in Vienna's city hall elections

A far-right populist party in Austria has scored its best ever results in the election for Vienna’s city hall. Support for The Freedom Party leaped

A far-right populist party in Austria has scored its best ever results in the election for Vienna’s city hall. Support for The Freedom Party leaped

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Spain's regional elections threaten to shake-up traditional politics

Voters go to the polls in Spain this weekend. They will elect leaders for 13 autonomous regions as well councillors in thousands of towns and cities

Voters go to the polls in Spain this weekend. They will elect leaders for 13 autonomous regions as well councillors in thousands of towns and cities

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Sarkozy denies far-right Marine Le Pen victory in French local elections

Setting the conditions in France for a “massive swing back to the right and centre”. That’s the view of centre-right UMP party leader Nicolas Sarkozy

Setting the conditions in France for a “massive swing back to the right and centre”. That’s the view of centre-right UMP party leader Nicolas Sarkozy

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French regional vote: Polls suggest Front National has mediocre first round

Initial exit polls suggest Le Pen's Front National has had a disappointing first round in the French elections, while Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP looks set to triumph.

Initial exit polls suggest Le Pen's Front National has had a disappointing first round in the French elections, while Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP looks set to triumph.

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France regional elections: exit polls put Sarkozy's UMP in lead

Exit polls following the first round of regional elections in France suggest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP Party will come out in the lead. The

Exit polls following the first round of regional elections in France suggest President Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP Party will come out in the lead. The

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Le Pen's Front National hopes to top local elections in France

Voting began on Sunday in the first round of French local elections where the far-right Front National (FN) hopes to come top and consolidate leader

Voting began on Sunday in the first round of French local elections where the far-right Front National (FN) hopes to come top and consolidate leader

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German eurosceptics make gains in state polls

Germany’s eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has made significant gains winning more than 10 percent of the vote in two German states –

Germany’s eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has made significant gains winning more than 10 percent of the vote in two German states –

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Boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klychko becomes Mayor of Kyiv

Famous boxer and leader of the UDAR party Vitali Klychko has been sworn in as Mayor of Kyiv. The ceremony was held in one of the government

Famous boxer and leader of the UDAR party Vitali Klychko has been sworn in as Mayor of Kyiv. The ceremony was held in one of the government

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Greek leftists Syriza make historic strides in local election

Greece’s main opposition party Syriza is celebrating after recording a historic first in local elections. The radical anti-austerity group fared

Greece’s main opposition party Syriza is celebrating after recording a historic first in local elections. The radical anti-austerity group fared

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FYR Macedonia looks set to re-elect conservatives for a third term

Voters in the former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia appear to have handed the conservative prime minister a third term in office. With more

Voters in the former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia appear to have handed the conservative prime minister a third term in office. With more

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Opposition calls for votes to be recounted in Turkish election

Thousands of Turks took to the streets of Ankara on Tuesday to demand the partial recount in local elections that have unofficially given a decisive

Thousands of Turks took to the streets of Ankara on Tuesday to demand the partial recount in local elections that have unofficially given a decisive