2019 election of members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom 2019 European Parliament election in the United KingdomAll 73 United Kingdom seats to the European ParliamentOpinion pollsTurnout37% First party Second party Third party Leader Nigel Farage Vince Cable Jeremy Corbyn Party Brexit Liberal Democrat Labour Alliance EFDD ALDE S&D Leader since 22 March 2019 20 July 2017 12 September 2015 Last election New party 1 seat, 6.6% 20 seats, 24.4% Seats won 29 16 10 Seat change Popular vote 5,248,533 3,367,284 2,347,255 Percentage 30.5% 19.6% 13.6% Swing New Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party Leader Jonathan Bartley and Siân Berry Theresa May Nicola Sturgeon Party Green Conservative SNP Alliance Greens/EFA ECR Greens/EFA Leader since 4 September 2018 13 July 2016 14 November 2014 Last election 3 seats, 6.9% 19 seats, 23.9% 2 seats, 2.5% … [Read more...] about 2019 European Parliament election in the United Kingdom
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United Kingdom European Union membership referendum “ Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? ” LocationUnited Kingdom (pop. 65.648m) and Gibraltar (pop. 0.030m)Date23 June 2016 Results Votes % Leave 17,410,742 51.89% Remain 16,141,241 48.11% Valid votes 33,551,983 99.92% Invalid or blank votes 25,359 0.08% Total votes 33,577,342 100.00% Registered voters/turnout 46,500,001 72.21% Results by voting areas Leave Remain On the map, the darker shades for a colour indicate a larger margin. The results for Northern Ireland are by parliamentary constituency. The electorate of 46.5m represents 70.8% of the population.The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum and the Brexit referendum, took place on 23 June 2016 in the United Kingdom (UK) and Gibraltar to ask the electorate if the country should remain a member of, … [Read more...] about 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum
There is plenty of football to whet the appetite this summer and one offering on the table is the newly-revamped African Cup of Nations. Previously played in January/February, causing a nightmare for those who play in Europe’s top leagues, the African federation approved a change to fit the usual international tournament calendar with fixtures now played in June/July. On top of that, the tournament has been expanded from 16 teams to 24 and will provide an opportunity for fans to watch the likes of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Riyad Mahrez in action. We’ve gathered everything you need to know here, including the fixtures, kick-off times and TV broadcaster in the United Kingdom. Who has qualified? A host of recognisable names have qualified, including the likes of Senegal, Ghana, Egypt and the Ivory Coast, while some other less-established names are making an appearance as Burundi, Madagascar and Mauritania are making their competition debuts. When is it? The tournament … [Read more...] about African Cup of Nations 2019: Teams, kick-off times, fixtures and how to watch in the UK
Swansea City switch their focus back to the FA Cup today as they host Premier League leaders Man City in the quarter-finals at the Liberty Stadium. Here's everything you need to know about the game. What time is kick-off? The game gets underway at 5:20pm this evening. Is it on TV? Yes, the match will be shown live on BT Sport 2. Coverage begins at 5pm. Alternatively, you can follow updates on our live match blog which will be on WalesOnline's Swansea City page from around 2pm. What is the latest team news? Swansea look set to be without top scorer Oli McBurnie for the visit of the reigning Premier League champions. The striker has missed his side's last two matches due to an illness and isn't expected to feature in the quarter-final contest. Kyle Naughton will be assessed ahead of the game after struggling with a groin and hamstring problem following the defeat to West Brom. But Cameron Carter-Vickers is expected to be fit after picking up a knock in the midweek game at The … [Read more...] about Swansea City v Man City: Kick-off time and TV details
Football in North America has grown a lot since David Beckham sparked a revolution in the United States, with MLS now earning a growing reputation as a hotbed for talent. Gone are the days when it was recognised as a retirement home for household names in Europe, as the transfer of Miguel Almiron to Newcastle United and Alphonso Davies to Bayern Munich has opened new avenues. Those transfers have shown that MLS should can provide an alternative route to making a name for yourself and the new class of 2019 has plenty to build upon ahead of the new season that is now right around the corner. Whether you are an avid MLS follower or a new viewer looking to get to know the scene, we’ve got everything you need to know below. When does the season start? The new MLS season begins on Saturday, March 2 with Philadelphia Union hosting Toronto at 18:00 GMT, the first of 12 matches that will take place over the course of the opening weekend. Kick-off times are varied in the United Kingdom … [Read more...] about MLS 2019: When does the season start, what’s new and how can I watch it?