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Italy's Constitutional Court rejects referendum on euthanasia
A petition for a referendum on the right to die had collected more than 750,000 signatures last August, well above the threshold required to trigger a vote.
Serbia votes in a referendum on possible constitutional changes
The ballot focuses on the changes in the election of judges and prosecutors that authorities say are aimed at boosting their independence in the country where the judiciary is widely seen as corrupt and politically controlled.
New Caledonia votes to remain French after pro-independence boycott
The South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia voted to remain French in a referendum on Sunday.
Hungary's parliament approves 2022 referendum on LGBT issues
The ruling conservative Fidesz party says the referendum could be held on the same day as next year's national elections.
Swiss voters back COVID-19 pass in bid to tackle rise in infections
62 per cent of Swiss voters backed a controversial COVID certificate in a national referendum on Sunday, official results showed.
Is Italy set for a vote on decriminalising cannabis?
A petition collected half a million signatures in support of a referendum on decriminalising cannabis. Now Italy's Supreme Court will decide if it can go ahead.
Pro-Catalan independence protesters gather in Barcelona
During a demonstration marking the fourth anniversary of a Catalan independence referendum, around a thousand pro-Catalan independence protesters gather in Barcelona to ask for political leaders to join them to "apply what we voted for, which is the unilateral declaration of independence."
Berliners back seizing housing from so-called mega landlords
In a referendum on Sunday timed to coincide with Germany's general election on Sunday, locals supported expropriation by 56% to 39%.
Swiss voters overwhelmingly approve same-sex marriage in referendum
The "Marriage For All" was approved by 64.1% of voters and should come into force on July 1, 2022.
Italy set to hold a referendum on decriminalising cannabis
Italy will soon decide whether or not to decriminalise cannabis in a referendum next year, as campaign groups gathered 500,000 signatures, the threshold required by law to trigger a nationwide vote.
San Marino set to hold a referendum on whether to legalise abortion
Voters will decide on September 26 whether to allow terminations within the first twelve weeks of pregnancy.
Italy moves closer to a referendum on legalising euthanasia
A petition to legalise euthanasia in Italy has been signed by enough people to hold a referendum on the subject.
Abortion in Gibraltar: Voters say yes in referendum to ease strict law
Voters have endorsed legal changes to ease the ban on abortion in the British territory where restrictions are among the tightest in Europe.
Gibraltar to vote on abortion proposals that would loosen laws
The proposed changes would allow abortion up to the 12th week if doctors deem the pregnant woman’s physical or mental health to be at risk, or if there is a substantial risk of a fatal foetal abnormality.
How easy would it be for Scotland to rejoin the European Union?
Scotland's separatist parties won a majority of seats at last Thursday's election, meaning leaving the United Kingdom is once again being talked about.
Scotland: SNP seeks mandate for fresh independence referendum
But opinion polls suggest the party may not achieve an outright majority and could seek a pro-independence coalition.
Switzerland to hold a referendum on same-sex marriage
Switzerland will hold a referendum on whether to push ahead with same-sex marriage.
Switzerland urges voters to reject referendum on banning burqas
The Swiss government has called for voters to reject a proposal to ban full facial coverings such as burqas and niqabs at a referendum in March.
Swiss to vote in referendum on government's COVID-19 measures
Campaigners say the measures, which include the closing of bars and restaurants, are "disproportionate" and "demonstrably ineffective".
Swiss voters reject proposals to increase liability for big companies
Switzerland has rejected measures that would have stiffened penalties against Swiss companies that violate human rights or harm the environment.
Estonia's liberal reputation at stake in gay marriage referendum
Estonia has an international image as a liberal bastion and a start-up nation. Outside of Tallinn, the reality is very different.
New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana
People voted 65% in favour of supporting an End of Life Choice Act that gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying.
New Caledonia referendum: Will archipelago vote to split from France?
The vote is the second referendum on independence in two years. Campaigners for separation from France feel victory this time is within their grasp.
French territory of New Caledonia prepares for independence referendum
Voters are expected to reject breaking away from France's control after almost 170 years despite rising support for the move.
Will the Swiss vote to drop the guillotine on EU freedom of movement?
Swiss voters will decide whether EU citizens can live and work in the country, a decision that could derail the country's relationship with the bloc.
Italian referendum on parliament size heading towards 'yes'
Exit polls suggested a fairly resounding 'yes' vote won the day in the referendum with a projected share between 60-64%.