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Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, resigned from his attempt to form a government after the President vetoed the election of the Minister of Economy. In particular, the Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, said he agreed on all the proposals but did not approve the candidate Economy…
Despite Brussels’ disgust to the Hungary’s Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán is gaining popularity in the latest polls before the country's parliamentary elections which will be held on 8 April. Mr. Orbán has succeeded in gaining the confidence of his compatriots, warning them of an uncertain…
On 4 March the Italian people were asked to vote for the renewal of their parliament. The anti-establishment Five-Star Movement (M5S) received more than 32% in both the House and the Senate, mainly thanks to the regions of central and southern Italy.1 Prime Minister Paolo…
In an act of irresponsibility and opportunism, Alexis Tsipras put on the shoulders of the Greek people the burden of the decision about the country’s destiny. The referendum, scheduled for next Sunday, 5 July, rests on shaky grounds for several reasons. Is it legal? It is…
SYRIZA has been declared the winner of the general election that took place last Sunday in Greece. SYRIZA received 36.34% of the votes and 149 seats in the Greek parliament. New Democracy, the party of former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, received 27.81% and elected 76…
Turnout Overall, increased by 0.1% to 43.1%, after decades of decline. Belgium, where voting is compulsory, recorded 90% attendance while Slovaks showed the least enthusiasm - just 13% turned out.   The party blocs The centre-right EPP is set to take the largest share of…
Eurosceptic nationalists scored stunning victories in European Parliament elections in France and Britain on Sunday as critics of the European Union more than doubled their seats in a continent-wide protest vote against austerity and unemployment. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called the breakthrough by Marine…
The UK Independence Party has a three-point lead in the upcoming European elections, despite most people thinking the party contains racists, a poll conducted for a Sunday newspaper has claimed. Nigel Farage's party has 29% of the vote ahead of labour on 26% the Conservatives…
•    Latest survey shows National Front is leading opinion polls ahead of European elections next month •    Le Pen's party at 24 per cent compared to 20 per cent for Hollande •    Follows a recent swing to the right in local elections The National Front…
Unemployment, Ukraine Crisis Discussed in First-Ever Televised Debate Candidates from four major European Union parties faced off Monday night over how to fight unemployment, solve the crisis in Ukraine and deal with the NSA spying scandal in their first-ever televised debate. The debate—held in English…
The centre-right EPP group has pulled ahead of the centre-left S&D group in the latest PollWatch2014 prediction of the outcome of the 2014 European Parliament elections. According to the prediction the EPP is forecast to win 222 seats, and the S&D Group 209. The S&D…
With less than four weeks to go until the elections to the European Parliament, voters will have their first chance to hear the lead candidates of the main political parties in a policy debate in the Dutch city of Maastricht on Monday (28 April). The…
The official campaign period in Bulgaria’s May 25 2014 European Parliament elections starts on April 25. Fifteen parties, six coalitions and six independent candidates filed applications to compete in the elections. In all, a total of 318 candidates are standing for Bulgaria’s 17 seats in…
The leader of France‘s far-right National Front (FN) party vowed Tuesday to push for a French referendum on leaving the European Union after next month‘s European parliamentary elections. Kicking off the party‘s campaign in the May 22-25 elections with a press conference to present its…