Tag Archives: Politics of Europe

08May/15

Nationalists set to sweep Scotland but be shut out of UK govt

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2015) (ITN) – Scottish nationalists could take nearly every seat in Scotland but be shut out of any role in the British government, according to an exit poll after voting ended in Britain’s national election on Thursday (May 7).
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08May/15

UKIP’s Farage unfazed by exit poll, Johnson feels positive

Nigel Farage, the leader of the Euro-sceptic United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) puts on a brave face as his seat in parliament is believed to be far from certain, after vowing to step down as party leader if he doesn’t win his seat. London mayor Boris Johnson says the exit poll is positive but celebrations are premature until final results are released.

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23Mar/15

Sarkozy denies far-right Le Pen victory in French polls

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative UMP party rules out any alliances between his party and National Front while French Prime Minister Manuel Valls calls for anti-FN blockade in next week’s run-off.

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10Mar/15

Italy’s high court to rule on Berlusconi sex trial

Italy’s high court is expected to rule on the acquittal of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on the charges of paying for under-age sex and abuse of power. The court can decide to uphold the acquittal or call for a retrial.

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