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Beppe Grillo: The  leader of Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement has not enjoyed a trouble-free start to 2017. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

The year has not got off to a flying start for Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S). In the space of just two days last week, the M5S (...)

Former leader of Ukip Nigel Farage: his term as an MEP will officially end in the spring of 2019 when the next European Parliament elections take place. Photograph:  Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

The outgoing leader of the UK Independence Party (Ukip) Nigel Farage has said he will “miss the theatre” of the European Parliament, but vowed to rema(...)

The dissolution of the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy group will be a significant blow to  Ukip as it prepares for next May’s general election in Britain.  Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

A political group in the European Parliament led by the UK Independence Party collapsed yesterday following the defection of a Latvian MEP.The dissolu(...)