According to Reuters, the British government said on Monday it had taken the necessary steps required by law to participate in European Parliament elections in May.
Britain is due to leave the EU on Friday, but Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the EU for a further delay to Britain’s exit date while she seeks to reach a compromise with the opposition Labour Party.
Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties. It's also expected to bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake..
The far-right Alternative for Germany's lead candidate in the European parliament election warned politicians from major centre-right and centre-left European parties: 'Your time is up'. Rough cut (no..