Merkel’s conservatives suffer heavy losses in two German state elections
Germany

Merkel’s conservatives suffer heavy losses in two German state elections

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party suffered heavy losses in two key regional elections Sunday, early estimates showed, as voters vented anger over pandemic setbacks and a face-mask procurement scandal.

EXPLAINED: What impact will the burqa ban have on Switzerland?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What impact will the burqa ban have on Switzerland?

Switzerland announces five new referendum questions
Switzerland

Switzerland announces five new referendum questions

What you need to know about Switzerland’s ‘palm oil’ referendum
Switzerland

What you need to know about Switzerland’s ‘palm oil’ referendum

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Switzerland’s digital ID vote
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Switzerland’s digital ID vote

Will foreigners in Switzerland finally earn the right to vote in federal elections?
Switzerland

Will foreigners in Switzerland finally earn the right to vote in federal elections?

EXPLAINED: What is Switzerland’s ‘anti-burqa’ initiative all about?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What is Switzerland’s ‘anti-burqa’ initiative all about?

Swiss favour ‘burqa ban’, poll shows
Switzerland

Swiss favour ‘burqa ban’, poll shows

CDU leader vote: Who are the three men vying to succeed Merkel?
Germany

CDU leader vote: Who are the three men vying to succeed Merkel?

UPDATED: World’s strictest corporate responsibility plan fails in Swiss vote
Switzerland

UPDATED: World’s strictest corporate responsibility plan fails in Swiss vote

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in Switzerland’s November referendums?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What’s at stake in Switzerland’s November referendums?

EXPLAINED: Why certain parts of Switzerland are to vote on coronavirus measures
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Why certain parts of Switzerland are to vote on coronavirus measures

Where in Switzerland can foreigners vote?
Switzerland

Where in Switzerland can foreigners vote?

Italy approves slashing number of MPs in referendum
Italy

Italy approves slashing number of MPs in referendum

Explained: What is the Emilia Romagna election and why does it matter to Italy?
Italy

Explained: What is the Emilia Romagna election and why does it matter to Italy?

Left holds Italy’s Emilia Romagna in key regional vote
Italy

Left holds Italy’s Emilia Romagna in key regional vote

Distressed and angry: How it feels for Britons in Spain to be denied a vote in the UK general election
Spain

Distressed and angry: How it feels for Britons in Spain to be denied a vote in the UK general election

Your views: ‘It makes more sense for Brits to have the vote in Spain than the UK’
Spain

Your views: ‘It makes more sense for Brits to have the vote in Spain than the UK’

Could Merkel’s Christian Democrats really work with the far-right AfD?
Germany

Could Merkel’s Christian Democrats really work with the far-right AfD?

How five votes put Germany’s Free Democrats in Thuringia state parliament
Germany

How five votes put Germany’s Free Democrats in Thuringia state parliament

Italy votes to cut number of MPs and senators by more than a third
Italy

Italy votes to cut number of MPs and senators by more than a third

How can Sanchez avoid fresh elections in Spain?
Spain

How can Sanchez avoid fresh elections in Spain?

Pedro Sanchez loses confidence vote: Spain heading for ANOTHER election
Spain

Pedro Sanchez loses confidence vote: Spain heading for ANOTHER election

Last-ditch coalition talks stall as Spain’s socialists face crucial vote
Spain

Last-ditch coalition talks stall as Spain’s socialists face crucial vote

Pedro Sanchez just lost first vote to remain in power: So what next?
Spain

Pedro Sanchez just lost first vote to remain in power: So what next?

‘Surfing the Zeitgeist’: How the Greens won over Germany
Germany

‘Surfing the Zeitgeist’: How the Greens won over Germany

The winners and losers: Six things to know about the EU elections in Germany
Germany

The winners and losers: Six things to know about the EU elections in Germany

Germany’s coalition set for crisis talks after EU vote drubbing
Germany

Germany’s coalition set for crisis talks after EU vote drubbing

‘Sunday for Future’:  Germany’s Greens celebrate double-digit score in EU vote
Germany

‘Sunday for Future’: Germany’s Greens celebrate double-digit score in EU vote

EU vote debacle leaves Merkel coalition with new headache
Germany

EU vote debacle leaves Merkel coalition with new headache

Greens surge amid heavy losses for Germany’s ruling parties in EU election
Germany

Greens surge amid heavy losses for Germany’s ruling parties in EU election

Why can’t Germany’s Social Democrats pull themselves together?
Germany

Why can’t Germany’s Social Democrats pull themselves together?

Dexit: One in 10 Germans in favour of leaving the EU
Germany

Dexit: One in 10 Germans in favour of leaving the EU

One in two Germans don’t know top European election candidates: Survey
Germany

One in two Germans don’t know top European election candidates: Survey

Voting in Germany: What you need to need to know about the EU elections
Germany

Voting in Germany: What you need to need to know about the EU elections

Brexit: 11,000 Britons in Berlin still to apply for residence permit
Germany

Brexit: 11,000 Britons in Berlin still to apply for residence permit

‘What a Brexshit!’: How Germany is reacting to the Brexit deal defeat
Germany

‘What a Brexshit!’: How Germany is reacting to the Brexit deal defeat

What you need to know about Bavaria’s upcoming election
Germany

What you need to know about Bavaria’s upcoming election

Swiss reject agriculture schemes in national vote
Switzerland

Swiss reject agriculture schemes in national vote

Swedish Election Authority finishes vote count
Sweden

Swedish Election Authority finishes vote count

Swiss to place bets on gambling law in high stakes referendum
Switzerland

Swiss to place bets on gambling law in high stakes referendum

Porn, pizza and pics of Lisa Simpson: the strange world of Swiss ballot papers
Switzerland

Porn, pizza and pics of Lisa Simpson: the strange world of Swiss ballot papers

Crisis-hit Social Democrats start ballot on grand coalition with Merkel
Germany

Crisis-hit Social Democrats start ballot on grand coalition with Merkel

Long-term Brits in Denmark to get back vote, as London announces end to time limit
Denmark

Long-term Brits in Denmark to get back vote, as London announces end to time limit

Long-term Brits in Sweden to get back vote
Sweden

Long-term Brits in Sweden to get back vote

Assange told not to interfere in Catalonia: Ecuador president
Spain

Assange told not to interfere in Catalonia: Ecuador president

From Belgium and jail with love: the surreal Catalan campaign
Spain

From Belgium and jail with love: the surreal Catalan campaign

Latest polls show Catalan separatists could lose absolute majority in vote
Spain

Latest polls show Catalan separatists could lose absolute majority in vote

How does the rest of Spain feel about Catalan independence demands?
Spain

How does the rest of Spain feel about Catalan independence demands?

Catalan election campaign kicks off with candidates in jail
Spain

Catalan election campaign kicks off with candidates in jail

Bern cycling campaign sees grant accidentally slashed after officials mess up vote
Switzerland

Bern cycling campaign sees grant accidentally slashed after officials mess up vote

What you need to know about Sicily’s election this weekend
Italy

What you need to know about Sicily’s election this weekend

Police surround polling station where Catalan president to vote
Spain

Police surround polling station where Catalan president to vote

Crunch time as Catalonia holds independence vote
Spain

Crunch time as Catalonia holds independence vote

Duisburg residents vote against plans to build Germany’s largest outlet centre
Germany

Duisburg residents vote against plans to build Germany’s largest outlet centre

Swiss vote against plan to save pensions
Switzerland

Swiss vote against plan to save pensions

From slum-dweller to senator? French Roma woman aims high
France

From slum-dweller to senator? French Roma woman aims high

Swiss vote on plan to save pensions
Switzerland

Swiss vote on plan to save pensions

Rajoy asks Catalan leaders to admit referendum ‘won’t happen’
Spain

Rajoy asks Catalan leaders to admit referendum ‘won’t happen’

Switzerland moves a step closer to voting on nationwide burqa ban
Switzerland

Switzerland moves a step closer to voting on nationwide burqa ban

Survey: narrow majority in favour of pension reform
Switzerland

Survey: narrow majority in favour of pension reform

Candidate wins mayoral election by one vote, after voter falls for prank
Germany

Candidate wins mayoral election by one vote, after voter falls for prank

Italy faces local poll test ahead of parliamentary vote
Italy

Italy faces local poll test ahead of parliamentary vote

UK vote shows discontent over May’s Brexit strategy, says Merkel’s deputy
Germany

UK vote shows discontent over May’s Brexit strategy, says Merkel’s deputy

Finance minister makes new bid to reform company tax
Switzerland

Finance minister makes new bid to reform company tax

Shouldn’t EU citizens have right to vote in French presidential election?
France

Shouldn’t EU citizens have right to vote in French presidential election?

Merkel’s party wins German state vote by large margin
Germany

Merkel’s party wins German state vote by large margin

German state votes in election-year test for Merkel
Germany

German state votes in election-year test for Merkel

Guaranteed income and tax equality: what the Swiss public said NO to in 2016
Switzerland

Guaranteed income and tax equality: what the Swiss public said NO to in 2016

Swiss to vote on faster nuclear phaseout
Switzerland

Swiss to vote on faster nuclear phaseout

Blow for Leuthard as nuclear vote looms
Switzerland

Blow for Leuthard as nuclear vote looms

Last chance to vote absentee in the US elections

Last chance to vote absentee in the US elections

Swiss oppose raised pension age: survey
Switzerland

Swiss oppose raised pension age: survey

Italy’s top court OKs public vote on political overhaul
Italy

Italy’s top court OKs public vote on political overhaul

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder
Germany

German political candidate campaigns on Tinder

Italy’s referendum is ‘not like Brexit’: Renzi
Italy

Italy’s referendum is ‘not like Brexit’: Renzi

How and why Italy’s cannabis laws could soon change
Italy

How and why Italy’s cannabis laws could soon change

Brits in Italy left stunned after UK votes for Brexit
Italy

Brits in Italy left stunned after UK votes for Brexit

Italy’s Armani tells trendsetter Britain to stay in EU
Italy

Italy’s Armani tells trendsetter Britain to stay in EU

Almost half of Italians polled in survey want to leave EU
Italy

Almost half of Italians polled in survey want to leave EU

Italy’s long-awaited gay unions bill ready for final vote
Italy

Italy’s long-awaited gay unions bill ready for final vote

Socialists lose first parliament vote to form government
Spain

Socialists lose first parliament vote to form government

Italy’s Senate approves gay unions bill
Italy

Italy’s Senate approves gay unions bill

Italy’s gay unions bill makes kids ‘second class citizens’
Italy

Italy’s gay unions bill makes kids ‘second class citizens’

Renzi threatens confidence vote over gay unions
Italy

Renzi threatens confidence vote over gay unions

Gay unions: will Italy blow this chance to boost its image?
Italy

Gay unions: will Italy blow this chance to boost its image?

Fury as Italian leaders stall on gay unions
Italy

Fury as Italian leaders stall on gay unions

US primaries: how to vote as an American expat in Spain
Spain

US primaries: how to vote as an American expat in Spain

Why Italy has no choice but to pass gay civil unions bill
Italy

Why Italy has no choice but to pass gay civil unions bill

Separatists in deadlock as latest bid to form Catalan government fails
Spain

Separatists in deadlock as latest bid to form Catalan government fails

Hamburg voters throw out Olympic bid plan
Germany

Hamburg voters throw out Olympic bid plan

Spain’s top three parties tied ahead of December 20th general election
Spain

Spain’s top three parties tied ahead of December 20th general election

France ditches pledge to give foreigners vote
France

France ditches pledge to give foreigners vote

Senate to vote on own demise in coup for Renzi
Italy

Senate to vote on own demise in coup for Renzi

Progress slumps in the polls ahead of vote
Norway

Progress slumps in the polls ahead of vote

Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race
Spain

Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race

Catalan symbolic vote ruled illegal by top court
Spain

Catalan symbolic vote ruled illegal by top court

British expat fury over EU referendum snub
Spain

British expat fury over EU referendum snub

Madrid’s Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact
Spain

Madrid’s Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact

Debt is poisoned chalice of Spain’s regional vote
Spain

Debt is poisoned chalice of Spain’s regional vote

Madrid goes mad for radical mayor Manuela
Spain

Madrid goes mad for radical mayor Manuela

Spain ushers in new era of political pact making
Spain

Spain ushers in new era of political pact making

Brits abroad will get to vote in EU referendum

Brits abroad will get to vote in EU referendum

Blonde grans locked in battle to be Madrid mayor
Spain

Blonde grans locked in battle to be Madrid mayor

Protest movement deals PP an historic battering
Spain

Protest movement deals PP an historic battering

Traditional parties on the ropes ahead of vote
Spain

Traditional parties on the ropes ahead of vote

Sun, sea and corruption: Valencia looks to change
Spain

Sun, sea and corruption: Valencia looks to change

Italy approves radical new electoral law
Italy

Italy approves radical new electoral law

Italy’s Senate backs anti-corruption bill
Italy

Italy’s Senate backs anti-corruption bill

Nationalists plan 2017 secession from Spain
Spain

Nationalists plan 2017 secession from Spain

Right expects boost from Sunday’s local polls
France

Right expects boost from Sunday’s local polls

Andalusia warm-up sees parties jostle for power
Spain

Andalusia warm-up sees parties jostle for power

Berlusconi tantrum fails to stop Renzi’s reforms
Italy

Berlusconi tantrum fails to stop Renzi’s reforms

Italy to vote on Palestine State recognition
Italy

Italy to vote on Palestine State recognition

Italy Senate moves to outlaw Holocaust denial
Italy

Italy Senate moves to outlaw Holocaust denial

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Italy

Italy launches search for a new president

Italy’s Senate backs job market overhaul
Italy

Italy’s Senate backs job market overhaul

French MPs back motion to recognize Palestine
France

French MPs back motion to recognize Palestine

Poll win for Renzi but voters fire warning shots
Italy

Poll win for Renzi but voters fire warning shots

France to vote on recognition of Palestine
France

France to vote on recognition of Palestine

Catalan cops to stop vote if ordered: security chief
Spain

Catalan cops to stop vote if ordered: security chief

Senators back labour reforms amid protest
Italy

Senators back labour reforms amid protest

Catalan vote watchdog quits over bias claims
Spain

Catalan vote watchdog quits over bias claims

Italian party gets Scottish capital wrong…twice
Italy

Italian party gets Scottish capital wrong…twice

Valls’ government survives confidence vote
France

Valls’ government survives confidence vote

‘Mas could get 15 years jail if vote takes place’
Spain

‘Mas could get 15 years jail if vote takes place’

Berlin urges Afghan rivals to solve vote crisis
Germany

Berlin urges Afghan rivals to solve vote crisis

Votes for expats: Plan to end UK’s 15-year rule
Italy

Votes for expats: Plan to end UK’s 15-year rule

Votes for expats: Plan to end UK’s 15-year rule
France

Votes for expats: Plan to end UK’s 15-year rule

‘Giving foreigners vote is giving up sovereignty’
France

‘Giving foreigners vote is giving up sovereignty’

86-year-old mayor to ‘build the future’ in Italy
Italy

86-year-old mayor to ‘build the future’ in Italy

‘We must use our EU vote to help Italy’
Italy

‘We must use our EU vote to help Italy’

Venetians ‘no longer want to be part of Italy’
Italy

Venetians ‘no longer want to be part of Italy’

Italian politicians back electoral law overhaul
Italy

Italian politicians back electoral law overhaul

British expats in Spain urged to register to vote
Spain

British expats in Spain urged to register to vote

British expats in France urged to register to vote
France

British expats in France urged to register to vote

War veteran pleads with British expats to vote
Italy

War veteran pleads with British expats to vote

Swiss vote will ‘fuel right-wing populism’
Italy

Swiss vote will ‘fuel right-wing populism’

EU acts to defend voting rights of expats in Spain
Spain

EU acts to defend voting rights of expats in Spain

Berlusconi breaks social media record
Italy

Berlusconi breaks social media record

Berlusconi’s children react to Senate exit
Italy

Berlusconi’s children react to Senate exit

Berlusconi ‘will continue to make life difficult’
Italy

Berlusconi ‘will continue to make life difficult’

Vote on Berlusconi’s expulsion looms
Italy

Vote on Berlusconi’s expulsion looms

Spain awaits all-time low voter turnout
Spain

Spain awaits all-time low voter turnout

Is now the end for Berlusconi?
Italy

Is now the end for Berlusconi?

‘We will win like the Suffragettes’
Italy

‘We will win like the Suffragettes’

European court rejects expat voter appeal
Italy

European court rejects expat voter appeal

Euro off Swedish agenda ten years after vote
Sweden

Euro off Swedish agenda ten years after vote

Germans want more direct democracy
Germany

Germans want more direct democracy

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout
Germany

Half of Germans back compulsory vote amid falling turnout

Neo-Nazi NPD faces tax-money windfall for victory in Saxony
Germany

Neo-Nazi NPD faces tax-money windfall for victory in Saxony

Neo-Nazi party tells black CDU member to ‘go home’
Germany

Neo-Nazi party tells black CDU member to ‘go home’

Berliners vote against massive Spree development
Germany

Berliners vote against massive Spree development

German coalition squabbles over SPD presidential pick
Germany

German coalition squabbles over SPD presidential pick

Every fourth voter unaware of EU elections
Sweden

Every fourth voter unaware of EU elections

Irregularities reported in Sweden’s EU vote
Sweden

Irregularities reported in Sweden’s EU vote

Sweden’s youth back opposition parties: poll
Sweden

Sweden’s youth back opposition parties: poll

Parties court pensioner votes in tight election
Sweden

Parties court pensioner votes in tight election

Swedish firm lets workers vote on bonuses
Sweden

Swedish firm lets workers vote on bonuses

Madrid battles Catalan bullfight ban
Spain

Madrid battles Catalan bullfight ban

Foreigners could get right to vote in Vaud
Switzerland

Foreigners could get right to vote in Vaud

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Switzerland

‘No’: Foreigners denied right to vote in Vaud

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Switzerland

Lucerne denies foreigners right to vote

French favour voting rights for foreigners: poll
France

French favour voting rights for foreigners: poll

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France

Votes for foreigners spark debate in France

Hollande’s rap video goes viral
France

Hollande’s rap video goes viral

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France

Angry voters dump parking fines in ballot boxes

‘Dallas comes to the Elysée’ as Royal kicked out
France

‘Dallas comes to the Elysée’ as Royal kicked out

How an EU hoodie became the street cred emblem of German politicians
Germany

How an EU hoodie became the street cred emblem of German politicians

German chemical firms plan pro-EU campaign to get staff voting
Germany

German chemical firms plan pro-EU campaign to get staff voting

Swedish PM wants new talks to break deadlock
Sweden

Swedish PM wants new talks to break deadlock

Angela Merkel refuses to be ‘excuse’ for lack of female politicians
Germany

Angela Merkel refuses to be ‘excuse’ for lack of female politicians

AfD lawmaker fined €1,000 for tweeting photo of anti-Merkel ballot
Germany

AfD lawmaker fined €1,000 for tweeting photo of anti-Merkel ballot

Merkel’s Christian Democrats approve coalition deal with Social Democrats
Germany

Merkel’s Christian Democrats approve coalition deal with Social Democrats

Bundestag votes to sharply cap refugee family reunions
Germany

Bundestag votes to sharply cap refugee family reunions

How a knife-edge state election could help Merkel build her fourth-term government
Germany

How a knife-edge state election could help Merkel build her fourth-term government

Macron’s party on course for a landslide
France

Macron’s party on course for a landslide

Swiss may vote again on restricting immigration
Switzerland

Swiss may vote again on restricting immigration

Merkel under pressure after poll defeat to far-right AfD
Germany

Merkel under pressure after poll defeat to far-right AfD

Brits have until June 7th to apply for Brexit proxy vote
Italy

Brits have until June 7th to apply for Brexit proxy vote

Long-term Brit in Italy barred from EU vote vows to fight on
Italy

Long-term Brit in Italy barred from EU vote vows to fight on

Survey: Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?
Italy

Survey: Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?

Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?
Switzerland

Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?

Long-term Brits in Italy challenge Brexit voting block
Italy

Long-term Brits in Italy challenge Brexit voting block

Give us a vote: we’ve got most to lose if UK quits

Give us a vote: we’ve got most to lose if UK quits

Expat denied vote in EU elections
Germany

Expat denied vote in EU elections

‘A dangerous divide has opened up in Europe’
Germany

‘A dangerous divide has opened up in Europe’

‘I thought you could vote in two EU countries’
Germany

‘I thought you could vote in two EU countries’

Steinmeier ‘horrified’ at far-right seat win
Germany

Steinmeier ‘horrified’ at far-right seat win

Renzi ahead in Italy exit polls
Italy

Renzi ahead in Italy exit polls

EU acts to defend voting rights of expats in Italy
Italy

EU acts to defend voting rights of expats in Italy

Live: French parliament adopts gay marriage law
France

Live: French parliament adopts gay marriage law

Non-EU citizens to get local votes should SPD form government
Germany

Non-EU citizens to get local votes should SPD form government