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Fascists and far right parties have seized on the fiasco of Poland’s local elections – in which results were delayed for a week after the poll last Sunday – to occupy the national electoral offices and demonstrate in cities across the country.

22 November 2014 | Notes

Barely a month ago the Conservatives gathered in Birmingham for their annual conference and heard the news that Mark Reckless, the MP for Rochester and Strood, had defected to UKIP.

15 November 2014 | Notes

Welcome to our liveblog of Hungary’s local elections – with a focus on fascist party Jobbik.

12 October 2014 | In depth

It’s the breakthrough antiracists have been dreading: the racist populist party UKIP has gained its first elected MP, with Douglas Carswell taking the seaside seat of Clacton, Essex.

10 October 2014 | In depth

UPDATE Monday 15 September, 11am: We now have a confirmed breakdown of the seats in the Swedish parliament – and the fascist Sweden Democrats have 49 seats, up from 20 in 2010 when they entered parliament for the first time. They are now the third largest party.

14 September 2014 | Notes

Marine Le Pen, leader of the fascist Front National, would beat current president François Hollande if the French presidential elections were held tomorrow, a new poll has revealed.

6 September 2014 | Notes