European Parliament Elections 2014

Our coverage in the run-up to the European Parliament elections in 2014.

Italy: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Mario Zorro analyses the state of Italy in the wake of the European elections and the agenda of Matteo Renzi.

An Interview with Parti Breton

Paul Dransele sits down with Yves Pelle, leader of the new pro-European group from Brittany who are contesting in the 2014 elections.

Ten Reasons to Vote in the European Elections

As the polls open for the 2014 European Parliament elections, the PDU gives ten reasons why should bother voting.

An Appeal to Eurosceptics

With a day until the polls open, James Bartholomeusz addresses a letter to Eurosceptics, urging them to vote in favour of the European project.

ALDE

Liberalism is one of the most prominent political ideas of the past centuries. A profile of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party by Liam Fitzgerald

Greens/EFA

The Greens/EFA are one of the most pro-EU groups in the European Parliament today, yet current polls suggest they may not fare well in the coming election. By Roisin Berghaus

Confederal Group of the European United Left / Nordic Green Left

GUE/NGL, the second smallest party in the European Parliament, uses confederalism as the basic principle for its functioning.  By Veronika Czina

France

One of the EU’s two primary member-states has become increasingly discontented with the European project. By Paul Dransele

Martin Schulz as Head of the S&D

Benjamin Zeeb profiles the second of two major contenders for the first Parliament-endorsed Presidency of the European Commission.

EFD (Europe of Freedom and Democracy)

EFD, a right-wing Eurosceptic party is gaining ground, but has few clear policies aside from Euroscepticism. By Roisin Berghaus