Danish MEP Morten Messerschmidt filed a complaint with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday (1 June), after Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager backed her Social Liberal Party's election campaign over the weekend. Messerschmidt suggests Vestager breached EU rules that ensure Commissioners' independence.
EXCLUSIVE / The French company assigned to distribute election literature for the European elections has been “overwhelmed”, leading to delays and the wrong programmes for the National Front. EURACTIV France reports.
The European Green Party (EGP) gathered national members to adopt a common programme for the EU elections and motivate national sympathisers to fight negative polling results, in an electoral convention in Brussels on Saturday (22 February).
Marine Le Pen, leader of the French party the Front national (FN), visited The Hague today (13 November) to meet with Dutch politician Geert Wilders, in an effort to build a powerful far-right political force during the 2014 EU elections.