European MPs try to visit Julian Assange in prison

Members of the European Parliament and German Parliament try to visit Julian Assange in prison, saying that European governments should “prevent the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States of America”.

Nigel Farage, Brexit Party Leader

Nigel Farage has launched the European election campaign of his newly formed Brexit Party. The former U.K. Independence Party leader said delays to Brexit were “a willful betrayal of the greatest democratic exercise in the history of this nation.”

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont to run for EU polls

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who led a failed attempt to break Catalonia from Spain in 2017, will present himself for the European Parliament elections in May in order to “bring the voice of Catalonia which wants to be independent” to European institutions.

Brussels: Pre-summit for EU members exposed to no-deal Brexit

Some of the EU members most exposed to the dangers of a no-deal Brexit meet for a pre-summit, just ahead of a full European meeting. IMAGES of the roundtable

Champions League: Man Utd prepare to face FC Barcelona

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United’s remarkable recovery to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 has instilled a belief they can also end Barcelona’s European dreams.

Candlelight vigil held in Kigali to mark genocide annivesary

A candlelight vigil is held in Amahoro Stadium in Kigali to mark 25 years since the Rwandan genocide during which more than 800,000 people were killed. Rwandan President Paul Kagame and several European leaders participate in the commemoration. IMAGES of ceremony

UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn

The leader of the UK’s opposition Labour Party says his party sees no problem contesting the European elections.

May: Deal is way to avoid long extension, EP vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May refused Wednesday to rule out holding European elections if the European Union only agrees to a long extension of Article 50. (April 3)

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Lesbos continues to feel ‘burden’ years after migrant crisis

When thousands of people fleeing war began to arrive on their Greek island, many on Lesbos sought to welcome them. Four years later a sprawling local camp is packed with desperate migrants and islanders’ patience is wearing thin. Ahead of the European elections in May, the people of Lesbos are feeling ‘forgotten’.