British environment secretary Michael Gove out for a run in London. He told Conservatives he would seek to negotiate a “full stop” to the backstop through alternative arrangements to keep the Irish Border open. Photograph: EPA

Michael Gove has told Conservative MPs that he would consider seeking a further delay to Brexit beyond October 31st if Britain and the EU were close t(...)

Italian deputy prime minister and leader of far-right League party Matteo Salvini: League party took  34 per cent of the vote and swept past its coalition partner and rival, the Five Star movement. Photograph: Alessandro Garofalo

The “squeezed middle” has become popular among political scientists and sociologists as a way of characterising the plight of the middle class in a ti(...)

Austrian Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache speaks during a press conference on coalition talks, at his party’s headquarters in Vienna. Photograph: Christian Bruna/EPA

Austria’s conservative next leader has invited the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) for talks on forming a coalition government, opening the door for the(...)

Geert Wilders (Dutch PVV), Frauke Petry (AfD) and Marine Le Pen (French Front National) speak to the media during a conference of European right-wing parties on Saturday in Koblenz, Germany. Photograph:  Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged European voters to follow the example of Americans and the British and “wake up” in 2017 at a meeting of (...)