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European Elections 2019

The European Council’s pick is in serious doubt after MEPs left meetings with her this week unimpressed.

By choosing Ursula von der Leyen, the European Council has thrown down the gauntlet to the European Parliament.

Angela Merkel’s carefully-crafted compromise idea was rejected by centrist members of her EPP group, including Ireland’s Leo Varadkar.

With Germany’s political landscape in upheaval, observers of German politics may be excused for thinking that the world is caving in. In late May, …

Appointing the EU’s presidents may involve a protracted fight between countries, political groups, and EU institutions.

Germany’s Greens came to be the big winners of the European elections—by cornering the young vote.

A week of intense talks begins to decide who gets the EU’s top jobs.

Why Germany might end up getting the presidency of the ECB instead of the European Commission.

In the run-up to the European elections, US President Donald Trump shows where his sympathies lie.

In Germany, the election campaign for the European Parliament has been particularly uninspiring.

Once considered a long shot, Frans Timmermans now has a real chance of becoming the next European Commission president.

Marine Le Pen risks being sidelined—at home and in Europe.