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EU Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her 26-strong team on 10 September. Here's an overview of its composition. On Tuesday, September 10, the European Commission...
The question above might reasonably be reformulated thus: could the ability to form an innovative left-leaning coalition, so influential at a domestic level to Portugal breaking free of austerity, effect a similarly startling shift in the dynamics of the...
Divisions old and new have shaken up the compelling semblance of stability accomplished in Germany since reunification. While the Green surge is most noticeable in the western states, the electorate in eastern ones continues to be drawn to the...
Authoritarian tendencies in Slovenia are shaping a somewhat fearful new normality as the creeping polarization of public life intensifies. Janez Janša’s Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and the...
The surprise success of the Labour Party and the middling performance of a far-right start-up in the Netherlands proved opinion polls to be significantly wide of the mark. Though the Greens decisively increased their share of the vote, the...
The ruling liberal conservatives in Cyprus took a hit at the polls, after departing from their traditionally pro-EU stance and moderate approach to the country’s division. That the main opposition party fielded a Turkish Cypriot candidate did not make...
After a marathon negotiation that...
Alternatives économiques , Paris – On 5 June the European Commission cleared the way for an excessive deficit procedure against Italy. This could lead to a fine of several billion euro being imposed on Italy. Above all, this new...
Climate, the economy and immigration. The candidates and parties who stood in the European elections spent millions of euros on election advertising on Facebook. We have checked the contents of around 35,000 adverts from five different countries. Climate change is...
A research team analysed with extraordinary thoroughness who voted against deepening integration in the European Union and why. The results of more than 63,000 polling stations were examined by looking at the latest national election results and data. In the...

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