# local elections

Newly elected mayor of Bordeaux, EELV green party's Pierre Hurmic (C), takes part in a meeting with members of his campaign team on June 29, 2020 in Bordeaux, southwestern France, a day after the second round of the French mayoral elections. (Photo by MEHDI FEDOUACH / AFP)
Newly elected mayor of Bordeaux, EELV gr […]

Confident Greens encroach on traditional European left

With a stunning string of wins in local elections, France's Greens have intensified a Europe-wide trend of ecological forces stealing the limelight on the left from traditional socialist parties
People use hand sanitiser in a polling station in Bordeaux, southwest France set up ahead of the first round of the mayoral elections on March 15, 2020. Photo: Georges Gobet / AFP
People use hand sanitiser in a polling s […]

Viral vote: health fears cast pall over French elections

Have you washed your hands? Did you bring your own pen? Along with deciding who to vote for, these are two of the questions French voters may face when they go to local polls Sunday
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Welsh Conservative party conference at Llangollen Pavilion following the voting in the English council elections. May's Conservatives have lost hundreds of seats in local elections, with the pressure on May expected to increase as more results are declared on Friday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speak […]

Leading eurosceptic urges Conservatives to be ‘true Brexit party’

Theresa May's Conservative Party, in addition to the Labour Party, witnessed disastrous results in local elections, while the Liberal Democrat Party was a big winner amid Brexit chaos.