MP for East Dunbartonshire Jo Swinson has been elected leader of the UK's pro-EU Liberal Democrats party.
I am a non-tribal Remainer, so I drew considerable consolation from the great leap forward made by the unashamedly pro-EU Liberal Democrats, who went from their one MEP, Catherine Bearder in SE England, to 16 MEPs and a fifth of the vote.
Raw Questions saw Liberal lead candidate for the EU top job Guy Verhofstadt take the hot seat. He faced questions over his EU convictions, Brexit, the climate, and whether he preferred wine over beer.
In the run up to the elections we are profiling the European Parliament's political groupings, this time it's the turn of the Liberals, who are seeking to create a new group post-elections with the French President's En Marche politicians.
European Liberals leader Guy Verhofstadt said Britain's decision to abandon the European family has caused more damage than could have ever been imagined
The European liberals did not chose a single candidate for leading the European Commission, but presented a list of seven names, including Belgian Guy Verhofstadt and Italian Emma Bonino. The other four are nationals from Germany, Spain, Slovenia, and Hungary.
He had received treatment for cancer.
Italian Senator Emma Bonino's new party gains observer status at the grouping of Liberals & Centrists at the European parliament.
Former Belgian Prime MInister Guy Verhofstadt says he wants the top job the European Parliament.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government suffered a shock election result Friday losing a London constituency in what is being described as a protest against the UK leaving the European
Guido Westerwelle, Germany’s former foreign minister and first openly gay leader of a mainstream political party, has died aged 54, just months after
One of the election results that was no surprise was the hammering dealt out to the Liberal Democrats, but it was a disaster of epic proportions for
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg’s entry into the higher echelons of British politics was more turbulent than an out-of-control elevator.
For the first time, the European political parties are picking an MEP to be the public face of this year’s European Elections vote.
Britain’s coalition partners have caved in to pressure over a former nurse’s £520,000 (€611,000) bequest.
Prime Minister David Cameron’s
Javier from Spain asks:
“Why are we – EU member states - witnessing the disappearance of the welfare state? Why are we losing all the benefits