EU gears up for crucial European Parliament elections

EU gears up for crucial European Parliament elections

From Thursday to Sunday, voters across the European Union will go to the polls to elect the next members of the European Parliament. Campaigns are in full swing and the far right is expected to gain ground in the Parliament – but in some member states, national issues appear to be taking centre stage.

Europe Day 2024: In the shadow of the polls 

Europe Day 2024: In the shadow of the polls 

On May 9, the calendar marks Europe Day, commemorating the Schuman Declaration in 1950. The historical plan was a proposal to place the French and the West German production of coal and steel under one single authority, which would later become the European Union. Less than a month out from the European elections, what does this Europe Day have in store?