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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

EUROPE

EUROPE

A European Parliament election that could reshape the political order across the continent is drawing to a close, with the anti-immigrant far right projected...
Hungary, Europe, Boyko Borissov, European Elections, Politics

Hungary’s prime minister has said he hopes the European Parliament election will bring a shift towards political parties that want to stop migration. Viktor Orban...

Brussels issued a stark message to whoever becomes the next British prime minister, insisting the Brexit deal could not be rewritten. The European Union has...
Ukraine, Parliament, Politics, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Election, Elections

Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law. Parliamentary leaders met...
Nigel Farage, European Union, Investigation, Politics, Brexit

A complaint alleging Nigel Farage failed to declare donations from Leave campaigner Arron Banks will be investigated by the European Parliament. The allegation, made by Liberal...
Austria, Sebastian Kurz, Wolfgang Sobotka, Alexander Van der Bellen, No-confidence vote

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz faces a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal. Speaker Wolfgang Sobotka, a...
Alexander Van der Bellen, Sebastian Kurz, Austria, Austrian Politics

Austria’s president has said that the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert...
Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, Austria, Politics, Scandal, Europe

Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has announced his resignation after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a...

European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt has joined the Liberal Democrats on the campaign trail, saying they offer an “alternative to nationalism”. Mr Verhofstadt joined...
Manfred Weber, Funke Media Group, Nigel Farage, European Union

The German centre-right candidate hoping to become the next head of the European Union’s executive branch is urging the UK not to take part...