Polls show rise for far-right as EU votes


Europe’s election marathon kicks off on Thursday as polls open in Britain and the Netherlands, where far-right, anti-EU parties are forecast to top the ballot, spearheading a surge in protest-voting across the continent.After two months of campaigning that opinion polls suggest has largely failed to inspire the electorate, up to 380 million Europeans will vote in 28 countries, choosing 751 deputies to represent them in the European Parliament.With Europe struggling to recover from economic crisis, including record-high unemployment and negligible growth, the election is expected to produce a surge in support for Euroskeptic parties on both the far-right and left.

For full report read ….. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/22/us-eu-election-idUSBREA4L00P20140522


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