Rise of the Right
Post-Brexit and post-Trump, are more political surprises in store for Europe? With several key European nations taking to the polls over the next 12 months, there is the potential for a swing to the right.
This Sunday in Italy, the referendum on constitutional reform may pose a challenge to Matteo Renzi’s government.
The race is on for the presidential election in France, with Francois Fillon vying with the controversial Marine Le Pen for a place in the Elysee Palace.
Angela Merkel has thrown her hat in the ring for a fourth term as German chancellor – but after a tumultuous and divisive period in Europe, will the German public back her once more?
To discuss this were Paddy Agnew, Rome correspondent for The Irish Times, Kate Connolly, Berlin correspondent for the Guardian and Observer and Pierre Briancon, senior correspondent for Politico.eu in Paris.