Angela Merkel’s five-month marathon for a fourth term is nearing an end with two thirds of the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) members backing a return to power.
Italian politicians are capitalising on anti-migrant sentiment in the lead up to the election on March 4, but what are the key facts?
The major parties and coalitions contesting Italy's March 4 election have been making some big promises to voters, plenty of which have economists looking at the country's monstrous debt and scratching their heads.
A coalition deal has been agreed in Germany, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse closer to a new government after months of uncertainty.
Less than three months after parliamentary elections the Czechs return to the polls on Friday for a presidential vote - and the divide between the leading candidates could not be starker.
Why is Silvio Berlusconi being portrayed as a potential kingmaker who can stop the anti-establishment Five Star Movement in the upcoming polls?