Election year

The populist challenge
Major EU member states including the Netherlands, France, Britain and Germany are voting in general elections this year, with established parties facing a major challenge from the rise of populist rivals. How will Europe respond to this challenge to the established order?
SYMBOL IMAGE // German and Turkish football fans set their sights on the fan mile in front of the Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday (25.06.2008) in Berlin. He is a fan of the Turkish, the other of the German football team - no matter. They are tolerant. Photo: Gero Breloer/dpa/archive
SYMBOL IMAGE // German and Turkish footb […]

The Turkish vote: Germany’s largest minority loses trust in politics

As diplomatic spat between Germany and Turkey reaches new depths, so too might voter turnout among Germany's largest ethnic minority. But discrimination at home is as much to blame as foreign affairs.
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