Five key institutions in the European Union are to appoint new leaders in the largest ever shake-up of top jobs in the bloc.

Europe’s major centre-left and centre-right lost dozens of seats and their combined majority, while populist parties made gains in the European Parliament.

Voters will decide

May 23, 2019 01:00 am

Come May 23-26, whoever has the best tools for controlling turnout will control the European Parliament election’s outcome

It will cost the UK Government more than £100 million to take part in the European Parliament elections on May 23, according to an analysis of the cost of staging the last ballot in 2014.

Ambition Europe needs

March 26, 2019 00:25 am

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron recently launched his platform for the upcoming European Parliament elections. Official reactions to his approach—outlined in a commentary published simultaneously in every European Union country—were mostly positive, with even the Euroskeptic prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán and Liviu Dragnea of Romania, endorsing his agenda (for tactical reasons). But, in the chorus of approval, one notable voice was missing: Germany.