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Latvia's ruling center-right New Unity wins European Parliament elections

Latvia's ruling center-right New Unity party has emerged as the winner of this year's European Parliament election, gaining 26.24 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results announced at midnight by the Baltic country's election authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 15:21:12

Socialist Party wins European elections in Portugal: official data

Portugal's Socialist Party (PS) won the European elections on Sunday, according to the official data of the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Internal Administration released here.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:48:57

Michael Gove joins battle to become next British PM

British Environment Secretary Michael Gove emerged Sunday as the eighth challenger to become the country's next Prime Minister.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 14:17:49

Lead candidates for European Commission president squabble after election results published

The lead candidates for the European Commission president wrangled over certain issues after provisional results for the European elections were published, with Manfred Weber stressing stability and two other heavyweights either for calling change or end to political "monopoly".
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 13:20:45

Three parties take lead in European Parliament elections in Lithuania

The Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TSLKD) had a clear lead in Sunday's elections for the European Parliament (EP), according to preliminary results announced early Monday by the country's Central Electoral Commission.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 13:18:17

Austrian chancellor faces no-confidence vote despite victory in European elections

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is still facing a no-confidence vote though his center-right People's Party (OVP) won a significant victory in the European Parliament elections on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 12:00:04

EU and Bremen polls might reshape German political landscape

German voters went to voting booths on Sunday as part of the European parliamentary elections and also for the election in federal state of Bremen.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:34:33

Romania's two largest opposing parties tie in EU Parliament Elections: exit polls

The main ruling Social Democratic Party and its rival, the National Liberal Party tied in Romania's European Parliament Elections, each receiving 25.80 percent of the votes on Sunday, according to the exit polls announced as voting ended at 9:00 p.m. local time (1900 GMT).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:32:21

Populist, anti-EU surge does not materialize in Finland

No major increase in the votes for the anti-EU populist Finns Party was seen in the European Parliament election in Finland on Sunday, whereas the pro-EU Greens got more support.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:31:09

Social Democrats win Swedish EP Elections, exit polls

Sweden's Social Democrats won 25.1 percent votes in the European Parliament elections on Sunday, Moderates won 17.6 percent votes, exit polls showed on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:29:57

Israel's Netanyahu vows to make "final effort" to prevent another election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Sunday that he is making a final effort to form a new government and refrain from another "unnecessary general elections."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:27:33

First local results shows Brexit party leading in UK European elections

The first local results announced Sunday night showed that the Brexit Party outperformed the ruling Conservative and opposition Labour parties in Britain in the European Parliament elections.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:25:18

Greek PM to call early national elections after defeat in European, local elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his intention to call early national elections, acknowledging his Radical Left SYRIZA party's defeat to conservatives in the European parliament elections and local elections on Sunday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:22:41

Ruling DISY, opposition AKEL parties lead in Euro elections in Cyprus

Ruling center right DISY party and main opposition left wing AKEL party came out on top, with 29.02 percent and 27.49 percent votes respectively, in Sunday's vote for the election of the six Cypriot deputies to the European Parliament, according to official finals results announced on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:21:26

Portugal Socialist Party wins EU vote with 34 pct: preliminary results

Portugal's Socialist Party (PS, or Partido Socialista) won the European elections on Sunday by garnering 34 percent of votes, according to the preliminary results after 95 percent of the votes counted.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:20:17

Italy's Eurosceptics parties leading after EU parliament vote: exit polls

Eurosceptic League emerged as the largest party in Italy after European Parliament elections were held here on Sunday, first exit polls showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:19:18

Socialist Party PSOE wins Spain's European elections

The Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) won the European elections held on Sunday with 32.82 percent of the ballots, according to data published by the Spanish Interior Ministry, with over 96 percent of the votes counted.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:18:13

Economist Nauseda wins Lithuania's presidential election

Economist Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania's presidential election, garnering almost 69 percent of the vote and beating his rival Ingrida Simonyte in the runoff on Sunday, preliminary data from the country's Central Electoral Commission (VRK) showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 11:16:14