The Europopulists

A major FT project — combining in-depth interviews with voters and unrivalled data analysis — gets to the roots of the movement that is shaking the political establishment

In the last of a series, the FT shows how far-right parties are influencing immigration policy even after losing elections

FT-La Stampa survey finds growing unease over migration ahead of general election

Italian residents discuss their thoughts on immigration and the EU ahead of election season

Having made gains in Cascina, Italy’s Northern League is exploiting concerns over migrants ahead of a pivotal general election

How the populist party could upend the country’s politics on Sunday

Davide Casaleggio is gatekeeper of the party yet it discloses little about his role or his company

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The AfD has brought controversy and conflict back into Germany’s politics — but how far can it go in this month’s vote?

So what comes next? Voters in the UK, France and the Netherlands talk to the FT

French voters remain angry in spite of an election marked as a push back against extremism

How one of Europe’s most stable electorates has become fickle and fractured 

Coventry voters may deliver a shock as the frustration that led to Brexit shifts British politics

Centrist’s election victory was a relief to Brussels but the political extremes still threaten the establishment

President-elect won decisively with wealthier and better-educated voters

Pessimism about the future identified as best predictor of a vote for National Front

Béziers’ mayor hopes his brand of extreme populism will prove to be a model for a National Front victory

Henin Beaumont, a mining town in northern France is a model for the way Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is capitalising on economic hardship. Anne-Sylvaine Chassany visited the region to find out why

Incumbent Mark Rutte defeats far-right rival but faces coalition conundrum

FT data analysis reveals surprising trends behind populist backing in the Netherlands

As Geert Wilders campaigns, Simon Kuper reports from the country’s poorest village

FT analysis explores the influence of Twitter and Facebook in the Netherlands’ election

Residents across the Netherlands discuss populism, globalisation and the PVV

Voters in this month’s election have reason to be content but trends are negative