What are the European elections about in countries that aren’t obsessed by Brexit?

Politics Explained: While we focus on Britain’s exit from the EU, concerns are different for the bloc’s other nations

Jon Stone
Europe Correspondent
Sunday 05 May 2019 22:58
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Jean-Claude Juncker and Michel Barnier speak to the European Parliament

In the UK, the European Parliament elections have, unsurprisingly, taken on a distinctly Brexit flavour. Brexit policy questions are dominating the news, and the party that looks likely to win is called the Brexit Party.

This may seem strange, given the elections will have no direct effect on the Brexit process, but it’s the way it is.

However, it is not so everywhere. You might wonder what the elections are about across the rest of the continent, which is understandably less bothered by Brexit.

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