The dust of the European elections had not even settled before parties on the left and right got stuck into negotiating in a bid to find common
Far-right parties accross Europe have failed to set up a political group in the European Parliament, it’s been claimed.
Geert Wilders, leader of
The Eurosceptic ECR group in the European Parliament, which counts British Conservative MEPs among its members, voted on Thursday to accept Germany’s
The row between EU leaders over who should the run the European Commission once José Manuel Barroso leaves office shows no sign of slowing down.
In a move that has surprised many, British Conservative MEPs, who form the backbone of the Eurosceptic European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)
Populist and extremist parties took a quarter of the seats in the European elections, forcing the mainstream left and right into a de facto grand
[View the story “8 things we learnt from EU elections” on Storify]8 things we learnt from EU electionsSo what did we learn from the European
Follow the first of our EU election specials as people go to the polls in the UK and Netherlands.
The first two EU countries to vote will choose
Real Economy goes to Croatia, just 10 months after it joined the European Union, to see if enlargement is more than simply a one size fits all
With the European elections only days away, initiatives to spur voter turnout abound. Some rely on shock value, such as the Danish Voteman, while
A controversial move in Greece to ban second-generation migrants from voting will help the far-right in European elections, it’s been
Three MEPs – linked to a party that has criticised Eurocrats’ “celebrity lifestyle” – pocketed bumper salaries despite taking part in less than half
In the 2014 European Parliament elections, the largest voting bloc could be Europeans who avoid the ballot box. For those who do vote, it’s often to
The five main candidates for the European Commission presidency are in Brussels for the latest in a series of debates ahead of the European
‘This time it’s different’, says the official slogan of the European Parliament for the European elections – but that is maybe nowhere more true than
The European elections are just a few days away but the campaign has so far failed to rouse voters and the turnout is likely to beat previous record
An experienced statesman in European politics, Jean-Claude Juncker is recognised everywhere in Luxembourg, and for good reason. Juncker has been at
“I know that the European elections are coming up later this May. I was wondering how else I could make my voice heard in the EU?”
UKIP, the eurosceptic party seeking Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, has entered the country’s political mainstream.
Polls say it could finish
Deep in the heart of Paris, we’ve been asking people at random if they can identify a politician in a photograph.
Some of their
Many analysts are predicting a surge in support for eurosceptics and hardline nationalist parties in May’s EU parliamentary elections. In this
For the first time in the European elections political groups have put forward candidates for the presidency of the European Commission. The choice
Unlike the socialist and the conservative blocks, the European Greens have put forward two names under a joint candidacy for President of the
There will be significant changes in the European elections on May 25, primarily in how the president of the European Commission will be chosen. But
For the first time in European parliamentary elections political groups have already chosen their candidates to head the EU Commission, which will be
Rising voter frustration over the European project and perceived dwindling national sovereignty is likely to push voters to vote for Eurosceptic