Angela Merkel’s CDU party and her coalition partners, the SPD, are both set for huge losses in Sunday's regional elections for the west German state of Hesse.
Quim Torres fell just two votes short - another vote on Monday will be the parliament's fifth attempt.
Separatist parties and the pro-unity Ciudadanos all found reason to celebrate in a vote that deepened Catalonia's divisions and reopened Spain's political crisis.
Sunday's triumph in North Rhine-Westphalia marked the third regional victory this year for Merkel's Christian Democrats, a strong sign that she has regained her popularity.
Exit polls say the German opposition SPD looks likely to lose power in North Rhine Westphalia, the party's stronghold, after a surge in support for Angela Merkel's CDU.
Germany's Social Democrats are neck and neck with the CDU in the left's heartland, North Rhine-Westphalia, in the state election, with just four months to go until the country votes.
A closely-watched election in the small, western state of Saarland has swung in favour of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
In the world's biggest election of 2017 the 220 million people of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh go to the polls.
For insight into the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Germany, euronews spoke to Jean-Michel De Waele, Professor of Political Science at the Free University of…
Voters in three regional elections punished her party at the polls by flocking to Germany's new anti-immigration party.
As millions of Germans vote in regional elections on Sunday, Angela Merkel says she is keeping her fingers crossed. The Chancellor’s Christian
Voters in three German regions go to the polls on Sunday with the right-wing, anti-immigrant party Alternative für Deutschland hoping to make
German voters will go to the ballot box this Sunday in regional elections in three of the country’s 16 ‘Länder’ that are being seen as a major first
France’s National Front party failed to make a major breakthrough in the country’s regional elections. The party, led by Marine Le Pen, failed to win
There was applause for the leader but the indications are France’s far-right National Front has failed to win a single region in the second round of
Defeat for France’s far-right National Front party in three key target regions according to exit polls. Leader Marine Le Pen lost out to the
It is the run-off in regional elections in France with indications that the turn out is around 60 percent – an approximate 10 percent rise from the
France’s National Front (FN), a kind of father-to-daughter family party, was co-founded by Jean-Marie Le Pen in the 1970s. It was popular under his
The far-right Front National has, according to exit polls, come top in the first round of voting in France’s regional elections. The result
Voter turnout was slightly up on five years ago in early voting in the French regional elections on Sunday. The trend strengthened as the day wore
What are the elections taking place on December 6 and 13? The elections are to decide which party runs each region of France. It’s nothing to do with
It is his first test at the ballot box since the terror attacks in Paris. France is voting on Sunday in the first round of regional elections and
The forecasts for the regional elections to take place in France this Sunday Dec. 6th are fraught with uncertainty. With the country on security
Regional elections in the Ukrainian cities of Mariupol and Krasnoarmiysk were called off on Sunday (October 26) for alleged irregularities on the
Spain’s King Felipe VI has spoken of the importance of unity and solidarity in the EU. He has addressed the European Parliament for the first time
There were celebrations in Barcelona after pro-independence parties won an absolute majority of seats in Catalonia’s 135-strong regional parliament