While often lumped with other European populist parties, Beppe Grillo's M5S is a movement of activist fans mobilized by the messages of his "celebrity brand".
How does UKIP keep itself relevant after Brexit?
Everyone has forgotten there were almost as many asylum seekers in Europe in the early 1990s as today.
The party lost its seat in parliament and polled less than two per cent of the vote.
Rolling coverage of the general election results from expert academics.
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Immigration targets are based on a lack of understanding of the UK's labour needs and could seriously damage the economy.
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The concept of 'the Anglosphere' gained in importance after the Brexit referendum as an alternative to the EU – and it could now impact Anglo nations, like Australia.
Everything you need to know about the recent local and mayoral elections.
Although thousands have taken to the streets, protests against Brexit have been muted.
London's media were unified against Scottish separatism in 2014. Second time around, the picture is more complicated.
The upsetters have achieved their founding ambition, now they need to work out what to do next.
It held on in Stoke, but Labour has suffered a humiliating defeat to the governing party in Copeland.
The party picked the wrong candidate and the wrong tactics in this byelection, and it showed in the result.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
All the politicians and journalists claim to care about Stoke, but none of them live here.
After all the build up, you'd have been forgiven for expecting something a bit more impressive from parliament's debate on triggering Article 50.
Copeland has been Labour for more than 30 years, but these are not normal times and this is no ordinary by-election.