More European Election 2019 news

Vulnerable third European seat makes for mouth-watering contest

John Manley
WILL the Alliance spring continue in the forthcoming European elections or can the SDLP's Colum Eastwood follow in the footsteps of John Hume? Political Correspondent John Manley looks at the forthcoming battle to wrestle the third European Parliament seat from the Ulster Unionists.

British government confirms European elections will take place

European Parliament elections will go ahead in the UK on May 23, after the British government determined that there is not enough time left to complete the ratification of Brexit before that date, Cabinet Office minister David Lidington has said.