Wilders’ PVV failed to take first place in the Dutch election, although its vote has risen. But the most dramatic result is the collapse of the centre left PvdA after years of coalition government with the conservatives. Read our updated analysis.
Fascist Front National leader Marine Le Pen and Dutch racist populist Geert Wilders have finally got their hands on around €17.5m of public money by forming a new fascist and racist group in the European Parliament.
It’s good to see UKIP’s Euro-group break up. But as the far right realigns, there could be bad news if the alliance between Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders gains. Or will orphaned MEPs join Britain’s Tories?
Welcome to our liveblog of the European parliament elections – news and analysis, with a particular focus on the racist far right and fascist parties. Scroll down to see the story as it unfolded.
This week, we will run a series of reports analysing the European Parliament elections, particularly the results of the far right and fascist parties – with a liveblog on Sunday night and Monday.
The Netherlands’ racist Party for Freedom (PVV) has seen its poll rating slump and senior figures quit after party leader Geert Wilders was filmed leading anti-Moroccan chanting at a rally after last week’s local elections.