Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Emmanuel Macron party wins massive majority in French parliament

Macron's year-old Republic on the Move (REM) and their allies were set to win between 355 and 425 seats in the 577 seat National Assembly. 

Jun 19, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Spain`s deeply divided Socialists to elect new leader on Sunday

Nearly 190,000 card-carrying members of the 138-year-old Spanish Socialist Workers` Party (PSOE) are eligible to vote in the leadership primary.

May 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Bulgarian elections: The main players

Bulgaria`s parliamentary election on Sunday is expected to be a tight race between the Socialists, seen as closer to Russia, and the centre-right. The nationalist United Patriots are tipped to come third.

Mar 26, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

French government survives no-confidence vote

In a further sign of rising opposition, a group of rebel deputies refused to vote the reform and had sought to submit its own no-confidence motion to oust the government.

May 13, 2016, 03:44 AM IST

Far-right leads polls heading into French vote

France holds local elections on Sunday that are likely to see big losses for the ruling Socialists, following a campaign dominated by the far-right National Front.

Mar 22, 2015, 07:17 AM IST

Portuguese Parliament votes against gay couples adopting

Portugal`s parliament on Thursday rejected draft laws to allow gay couples to adopt children, despite a strong vote in favour by the left-wing Socialists which left the margin smaller than ever.

Jan 23, 2015, 03:58 AM IST

Leftists lead French Parliamentary vote

Hollande needs Leftists to take control of lower house of Parl, currently dominated by conservatives, to carry out his plans to redirect economy.

Jun 11, 2012, 08:45 AM IST

Socialists using Gaddafi as distraction: Sarkozy

Sarkozy has repeatedly denied receiving any money from the former Libyan leader Gaddafi.

Apr 29, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

Spain`s right heads for crushing election win

Opinion polls show the People`s Party, led by Mariano Rajoy, has an unassailable lead over the ruling Socialists.

Nov 20, 2011, 10:31 AM IST

Spain`s Socialists suffer local election thumping

Support for the government collapsed in the face of the beleaguered economy.

May 23, 2011, 08:47 AM IST

Socialists to quit Japan coalition over US bases

The decision of Social Democratic Party will put pressure on the PM.

May 30, 2010, 14:19 PM IST

Tens of thousands protest against Albanian government

Tens of thousands people rallied on Friday in front of the Albanian government building in Tirana, backing calls by the opposition Socialists for a recount of ballots from last year`s elections.

May 01, 2010, 09:13 AM IST

Main opposition Socialists win Greek elections

Greece`s Socialists under the leadership of George Papandreou won elections on Sunday after voters expressed their discontent over the conservative government`s handling of the economic crisis and corruption.

Oct 05, 2009, 09:11 AM IST

Portugal`s Socialists re-elected to second term

Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates` Socialists were re-elected for a second term on Sunday but without the absolute parliamentary majority they currently enjoy, sparking fears of instability.

Sep 28, 2009, 10:22 AM IST

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