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Hungary is holding a referendum over the EU’s controversial refugee quotas on Sunday, October 2.
On Friday (September 30), the Hungarian parliament in Budapest set the scene for a rally organisers have named ‘See the human!
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Campaigning in Hungary is in full swing ahead of a referendum this Sunday on EU refugee quotas.
The President of Catalonia has said the Spanish region will hold a referendum on secession in 2017, whether the central government in Madrid agrees or not.
Hungary rejects the overwhelming majority of asylum requests from war-fleeing Syrians, new figures show, putting them out-of-touch with their EU counterparts.
Officials in the Caucasus country say lengthening the president's term from five to seven years was backed by a 'vast majority' of voters.
Italy is to hold a referendum on constitutional reform on December 4 – a ballot that may decide the fate of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
Bosnian Serbs are voting today (September 25) in a referendum on a disputed national holiday in their autonomous region.
Monday sees Azeris going to a referendum vote on constitutional changes that have been criticised by the Council of Europe as posing a “serious risk to the balance of…
Bosnian Serbs will this weekend hold a referendum on a disputed national holiday in their autonomous region – despite it being barred by the top court.
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are keeping up the pressure for a referendum that could force him from office this year, despite electoral authorities ruling out any such vote until e
Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are dealt a blow as the election board decides no recall referendum will take place before the end of the year.
In Venezuela, further protests have been held against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule, though far smaller than the huge opposition march seen earlier this month.
When the 27 remaining EU leaders meet for an informal summit in Bratislava this Friday – minus the United Kingdom – Brexit will not officially be on the agenda.
The people of Scotland have made two recent choices in referendum votes.
In Venezuela the trial of strength between Nicolás Maduro and his enemies has lasted eight months, ever since the opposition seized a parliamentary majority for the first time in 16…
Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…
Britain’s EU referendum had ‘glaring democratic deficiencies’ and too many voters felt ill-informed, campaigners say.
The Olympic Games are supposed to be apolitical but in Hungary the television coverage appears to ignore that rule, and the commercial breaks have been turned into a referendum campaign against…
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff claims her threatened impeachment amounts to a coup and promises the people a referendum on early elections if she is returned to power.
Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…
Preliminary results from Thailand on Sunday indicate voters have said an emphatic ‘yes’ to a new military-backed constitution – a move which critics
Two years after the military seized power in Thailand, voters were being asked on Sunday to approve a new constitution which critics say could extend the army’s influence well into the…