Alastair Campbell speaks to the media outside his home in north London on Tuesday after he was expelled from the Labour Party for  voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Tom Watson, the Labour Party’s deputy leader, has condemned as “spiteful” the party’s decision to expel Alastair Campbell after the veteran former spi(...)

The highest level of interest in the European elections was expressed in Poland with the lowest in the Netherlands. Photograph: Getty Images

A majority of Irish people say they are not interested in the European elections and they have very little awareness of the contenders for the pres(...)