UK election 2017: Can people trust the polls?

UK election 2017: Can people trust the polls?

In recent years, the majority of pollsters have incorrectly predicted the results from a number of major votes, including the 2015 general election in the UK, the EU referendum and the US election in 2016. With the UK set to head to the voting booths on 8 June for another general election, IBTimes UK spoke with pollster Matt Singh about why the polls got it so wrong last time, and how to read them more accurately. Singh founded Number Cruncher Politics, one of the only pollsters to correctly predict a Conservative Party majority in 2015. 4 days ago
Francois Hollande calls on French to back Emmanuel Macron

Francois Hollande calls on French to back Emmanuel Macron

French President Francois Hollande on 24 April, called on voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the presidential election. Hollande gave a warning of dangerous consequences if far-right candidate Marine Le Pen were to win, and said he would vote for his former economy minister as he believes Macron was best placed to unite France. 4 days ago