Elections & Referendums

Prime time debates with few prime time ideas

The televised debates sum up Germany's election campaign perfectly: they have been strangely devoid of proposals, and filled with reactiveness

France in Flux

The rise of Macron has transformed the French political landscape – but its final shape is still emerging

Winners and losers in the UK election

The UK election result emphatically confirmed the sense that the political class is out of touch with popular sentiment