The next European parliament will set sail on a stormy sea of troubles

The next European parliament will set sail on a stormy sea of troubles

Most voters never even consider the major crises looming over the EU, but base their votes on their attitude to political parties at home

In two weeks’ time, the European Union will move into perhaps its most difficult political space ever. Its 374 million citizens will elect a new parliament of 751 members (705 after Brexit) that, for the first time ever, will contain a significant anti-European populist constituency.

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