European Parliament elections

Pollak: Brexit Party Win Also a Victory for Trump

The stunning victory of the Brexit Party in Britain’s elections for the European Parliament are also a massive win for President Donald Trump — and a warning to the American political establishment about the potential political cost of undermining the agenda on which Trump was elected.

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European Union Election Puts UK Media in Four-Day Bind as Government Unravels

Strict broadcasting rules governing election day reporting are being strung out in some cases for four days while people across Europe vote in EU elections, leaving journalists in a difficult situation over reporting the slow-motion collapse of the British government happening at the same time.

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‘Satirical’ German Party Uses Names of Former Nazis on Election List

The German ‘satire’ party Die Partei (The Party) has released a European Parliament candidate list featuring the surnames of former Nazi leaders, claiming they hope that populist supporters will vote for them to take votes from the Alternative for Germany (AfD).

Members of the satirical political party "Die Partei" display placards urging "Terrourists" to go home, during a protest at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on August 15, 2013. The party, whose chairman Martin Sonneborn co-publishes Germany's best known satirical magazine Titanic, aims to liven up the otherwise dull parliamentary elections with campaign …