The voter survey indicates that nearly half of Germans are still undecided ahead of the September 24 election
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
La République en Marche takes 32.2% of the vote in the first round of voting in the French parliamentary elections
In this episode we examine the issues facing British voters ahead of the country's general election and the EU's plans to boost the bloc's military and defence strategy.
Marion Marechal-Le Pen – niece of Marine, who lost out in the race to become France’s next president – is to quit politics.
The former prime minister Manuel Valls is the first high-profile defection since Macron's election win on Sunday.
As the eighth president of France's Fifth Republic, Macron has weeks before taking the reins of government and engineering a parliamentary majority.
In Armenia, the ruling Republican party of the country’s president is in the lead after legislative elections on Sunday.
Political horse-trading to begin as Bulgaria's veteran politician Boiko Borisov seeks to form a government after winning election
Results in Montenegro’s general election are pointing to a win for Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and his pro-Western, Democratic Party of Socialists.
A proposal by Germany's Bundesbank to raise the national retirement age to 69 by 2060 has sparked heated debate in the country.
Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party may have won the most seats in Spain’s second general election in a little over six months, but it still falls short of the 176 needed for an outright…
For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n
But who are the two candidates for the presidential run-off?
The political duopoly that has ruled Spain for decades has been broken as new parties split the vote in the country’s general election. Although
Poland’s new prime minister has been officially confirmed as Beata Szydlo from the right-wing Law and Justice party. In last month’s election the
A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central
The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for unity in Turkey and for the world to accept the election victory of the party he founded.
Egyptians voted on Tuesday in run-off elections after no clear winner emerged in the first round. Voter apathy and low turnout marked round one of
Poland’s opposition conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) has claimed a stunning victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election winning enough seats
Poland’s eurosceptic opposition claimed victory on Sunday (October 25) in a watershed election that risks putting the country at odds with its
Investors are hoping that whoever wins Turkey’s upcoming election will revive the country’s once-admired pace of growth and economic reform. The
Antonio Costa is more popular than the Socialist party that he leads. He goes into these elections enjoying the appreciation of Lisbon residents; he
Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In
Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda