Austria has seen a rise in support for the far right following local elections in the central state of Styria and Burgenland in the east. Primary
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has suffered a setback in regional elections. Although his centre-left Democratic Party has won five of seven
Exit polls in Italy’s local elections are indicating that Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s Democratic Party will remain the largest in a vote widely
Renzi is hoping to get a strong result to solidify support for his labour and education reforms.
Italians vote on Sunday in local elections widely seen as a key test for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. His centre-left Democratic Party triumphed in
Spain’s prime minister has acknowledged he was disappointed with his party’s showing in local elections. He attributed a drop in support largely to
The new mayor of the second-largest city in Spain, anti-poverty activist Ada Colau, has described her success in regional and municipal elections as
Much more than a tale of two cities in Spain, where the big parties’ grip on power in both Madrid and Barcelona has been broken in local and regional
Although Spain’s ruling People’s Party (PP) got more votes than any other party in Sunday’s (May 24) regional and local elections, it and the rival
Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party has snatched a parliamentary seat from Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s centre-right Fidesz in a by-election in western
Fans of France’s ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy threw out a cheer after the centre-right UMP party he leads looked to have won some two thirds of the
France’s centre-right party and its allies are celebrating a resounding victory in the country’s local elections. Some papers are saying its a major
He is still got some way to go to get back into the Elysee Palace, but Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party and its allies are celebrating a
Nursing election hangovers, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and party colleagues have been discussing Sunday’s defeat in Andalusia. The Popular
For Spanish politician Susana Diaz, 2015 will be remembered for two very important events. The 40-year-old is preparing to give birth to her first
It is local election time for France this weekend, round one. The polls come almost two years into the presidency of François Hollande, whose deep
The autonomous region of Catalonia in northern Spain is nursing a political hangover in the wake of elections on Sunday.
Parties that campaigned
“I am part of Catalan culture, and it is very important to me.”
“We have a very open way of seeing the world. For many years the Catalan culture
Two regions in Spain have just had elections with results that look simple but are not. In Galicia, the conservative People’s Party (PP) in power in
The big local election gains of the Flemish nationalist party on Sunday has once again raised the spectre of a break-up of Belgium.