Politics

Tsipras Courts Public Approval by Slashing Taxes

Greece is set to hold general elections in October, and PM Alexis Tsipras’ Syriza party is looking to shore up…

Decentralisation Brings Opportunity for Economy and Culture to Thrive in the Peloponnese

Named as the best place in Europe to visit in 2016, the Peloponnese is home to ancient history:  sites like…

After the Elections, the Difficult Task of Coalition-Building Begins

As Spain’s heated elections wrapped up, acting Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, seeks to consolidate his hold on government – but…

“We Don’t Have the Luxury Not to Talk About Migration” – Maltese Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion

As former Maltese Prime Minister, Dom Mintoff, once asserted: “There can be no security and peace in Europe if there…

Rising Temperatures and Heated Rhetoric on Malta as Election Day Nears

With less than two weeks until European Parliament elections, tensions are running high in Malta. As the EU’s smallest and…

Immigration Is Not the Primary Concern of Most EU Voters, Polls Show

There’s no mistaking the rise in anti-migrant rhetoric across Europe. In Hungary, Viktor Orban rode it to re-election, and in…

Sánchez and his Socialist Party Soar to Victory in Spain’s Sunday Elections

Voters headed to the polls yesterday to decide Spain’s future. But what prompted voters was not the state of the…

With 40% Undecided – Spanish Contenders Prepare For the Final Push

With Spanish politics riven by national and ideological divides, the only certainty so far about the April election, is that…

Analysis: This Year’s European Parliament Elections Can Reshape The EU

The European Parliament is holding elections in May. However, the normally staid procedure is of outsized importance this year, in…

After Budget Fails, Snap Elections Called for in Spain

Spain is heading for its third general election in four years, to be held on April 28th. Under Spanish law,…
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