Austrian election a worrying example of how polarised world politics has become

Austrian election a worrying example of how polarised world politics has become

The Austrian presidential election between Alexander Van der Bellen and Norbert Hofer will take place on 4 December. Should he win, Hofer, from the right-wing Freedom Party of Austria, founded by Nazi sympathisers, would become the first far-right leader of a major European country for decades. IBTimes UK spoke to Professor Matthew Goodwin, a visiting senior fellow at Chatham House and expert on the right in Europe, about the election and what it means for the rise of populism across the continent. Dec 2, 2016
Italy referendum: What is at stake?

Italy referendum: What is at stake?

On Sunday, 4 December, Italians are voting on changes to the constitution in a referendum.The government is proposing significant reform of the constitution in place since 1948.It proposes changes in the parliamentary system and recentralisation of powers. Dec 1, 2016
Nick Clegg: Government are ‘completely clueless’ about Brexit

Nick Clegg: Government are ‘completely clueless’ about Brexit

The Liberal Democrats can pull off an astonishing win and dethrone Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park and North Kingston by-election on Thursday (1 December), Nick Clegg has claimed. The former deputy prime minister told IBTimes UK that Liberal Democrat candidate Sarah Olney will beat Eurosceptic Goldsmith because of fears of a hard Brexit. Nov 30, 2016