Podcast: Theresa May calls snap election in UK
Our correspondents discuss political uncertainty across Europe on this week’s World View
Theresa May’s gamble on a snap election in June will have major implications for political party in Westminster. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
This week’s World View podcast looks at ballot box battles from London to Istanbul.
On Sunday, unhappy French voters will go to the polls for the first round of a presidential election. The rising popularity of left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon has made an already uncertain race even more unpredictable, says Lara Marlowe in Paris.
World View is a weekly podcast from The Irish Times featuring reports and analysis from our network of foreign correspondents and contributors.