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
Millions of Italians go to the polls today to choose mayors in the country’s largest cities.
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
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…
Local elections are being held across Italy with dozens of cities voting for mayors.
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
Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition Labour Party has lost ground in local elections in England according to incomplete results on Friday morning but it is
Voting is underway across the length and breadth of Great Britain in a series of elections.
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
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 made history on Saturday in their country by voting for the first time in local council elections. They have also been
Local elections in two areas in the disputed Donetsk region of Ukraine have been cancelled. Polls failed to open in the Kyiv controlled
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
Henriette Reker, the mayoral candidate for the German city of Cologne who was attacked while campaigning has been elected with an absolute majority
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
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
The so-called ‘traditional’ political parties have often faced criticism and ridicule for their attempts to harness the power of social media for
Barack Obama's former chief of staff has been re-elected for a second term as Mayor of Chicago
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
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party and their allies have won the first round of French local elections, denying Marine Le
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.
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
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
Municipal election run-offs gutted the ruling Socialist Party led by President François Hollande. The French voted – when they bothered to vote at
Despite mass anti-government protests last year, accusations of authoritarianism and corruption, and the banning of some social media sites, Recep
Turkish voters are preparing for Sunday’s local elections which are seen as a test of Prime Minister Erdogan and his leadership.
They come on the