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Europe

EU elections 2019: Before the next crisis

As was to be expected in any parliamentary drama, all the top candidates and parties were initially pleased with the increased turnout in the elections to the European Parliament. Read more...

European Action Programme

The crisis of the European Union Read more...

The European elections in France - The many shades of nationalism

At the beginning of his term of office, the French President, Emmanuel Macron, announced that his election heralded a “new world", no less. Read more...

UK: EU election results show time for compromise is over

As we go to press, the European election results are just emerging. Nigel Farage’s right populist Brexit Party was the clear winner with 31.6 per cent of the vote and 28 MEPs. Read more...

Austria: After the Ibiza video

With the publication of the "Ibiza Video" a week before the EU elections, Austria was plunged into what may be the worst government crisis in the history of the Second Republic. Read more...

UK: Extinction Rebellion paralyses London

Extinction Rebellion (XR) captured the headlines of the mainstream media and the imagination of millions this Easter, as its activists occupied key tourist locations and major traffic arteries in Lond Read more...

Spain: after Socialist Party victory - What Now?

With a turnout of more than 75 percent, one of the highest since 1982, the Spanish elections on April 28 saw the Partido Socialista Obrero Español PSOE – Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, as the main Read more...

Ukraine: A land staring into the abyss

President Petro Poroshenko lost Ukraine's run-off election on 22 April, 2019, by a mile. Read more...

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