A key byelection in Hungary yesterday and the return of paramilitary forces to the streets are signals of important shifts among the various elements of Hungary’s far right.
The fascist Brothers of Italy party has taken control of the Marche regional presidency, ousting the centre left, in Italy’s regional elections, partial results show. But the centre left retained two key regions – Tuscany and Puglia – against the far right.
Poland’s presidential election run-off on Sunday is too close to call as far right incumbent Andrzej Duda seeks a second term. We look at the politics behind the election
Poland’s far right Andrzej Duda will go into the second round in the presidential election with an increased vote, while the fascist vote has also risen sharply. And in France, the municipal elections have produced one key gain but otherwise mixed results for the cleaned-up fascists of the Rassemblement National, formerly the Front National.
Slovakia’s nazi and ultranationalist parties have suffered a significant setback in the country’s general election.
EYEWITNESS: fascists lead huge demo on Poland’s independence day, with Jewish and LGBT people key targets
This year’s demo came in the wake of gains for the far right in Poland’s elections, boosting the confidence of the fascist groups behind the annual march.