Solidarity candidates to be ‘disturbers of the political peace’

Solidarity-People Before Profit has put forward four European election candidates to become “disturbers of the political peace”.

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Tommy Robinson confirms bid to become MEP during rally in Manchester

Robinson will continue as an adviser to Ukip leader Gerard Batten.

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Far-right activist Tommy Robinson to stand in UK's European elections

The former English Defence League leader will be an independent candidate in the North West region.

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Euro elections chance to oppose Brexit, says Sinn Fein

Outgoing MEP Martina Anderson was accompanied by her party’s vice president Michelle O’Neill as she submitted her nomination papers.

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Three candidates set to nominate themselves for NI seats in Europe

Outgoing Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood and TUV leader Jim Allister will hand in their nominations in Belfast.

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Farage’s Brexit Party opens up lead in European elections

A poll puts the ex-Ukip leader’s party five points clear of Labour, with the Tories trailing in third.

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Naomi Long: Hold another referendum on Brexit

The Alliance Party leader will confirm within two days whether she is to run for the European Parliament.

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French right-winger Le Pen wants Italy’s Salvini to form populist EU group

The head of France’s National Rally party wants Matteo Salvini to build a ‘very big group’.

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Europe prepares to vote: Right relies on apathy and anger

Those who believed that Donald Trump might not be a good president for America or an inspiring, reliable partner in the alliances that have sustained the West for decades may feel vindicated. Those who opposed the inevitable chaos of Brexit equally so.

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Party members angry as Fianna Fáil selection conventions planned for bank holiday weekend

Fianna Fáil members are furious that the party has organised EU parliament selection conventions for St Patrick's weekend.

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Elections are shaping up and they may reshape the European Union

Macron’s economic remodelling of Europe is... partly a threat to our national interest

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Latest: Former SDLP chief hopes to give NI a voice in Europe after Brexit

Former SDLP leader Mark Durkan will contest the European elections for Fine Gael.

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European Parliament elections a 'particularly tempting target' for cyber attacks

The upcoming European Parliament elections present a “particularly tempting target” for malicious cyber attacks which, if successful, could deadlock the EU's law-making capabilities for up to five years, the EU's security supremo has warned.

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Micheal Martin ‘not blocking European runs’

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has insisted he is not trying to block any of his front-line TDs from running in the European elections amid a flurry of rumours over the future of his most experienced colleagues.

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One way or another, Micheál Martin has lost Billy Kelleher

Sidelined in the Dáil and itching for a change, Kelleher sees Brussels as a way out from his prison, writes Daniel McConnell.

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Mary Mitchell O'Connor giving 'serious thought' to running in European election

Asked on RTE Radio's Drivetime programme on Friday evening if she has any interest in heading to Brussels, Ms Mitchell O'Connor said "I have heard my name mentioned and I am giving it serious thought".

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