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  News in brief. Latest events around the world of parties and elections.
2015
SEPTEMBER
 Faroes / DK
Parliamentary election · 01/09/2015.
AUGUST
 Greece
25 MPs and other members of SYRIZA founded an Eurosceptic party called Popular Unity/Laiki Enotita (LAE). Source: Der Standard.
JULY
 Germany
Former leader Bernd Lucke and several members of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) formed an Eurosceptic and economic liberal party, the Alliance for Progress and Renewal/Allianz für Fortschritt und Aufbruch (ALFA). Source: Telepolis.
 Romania
The People's Party–Dan Diaconescu (PP-DD) merged into the National Union for the Progress of Romania (UNPR). Source: Mediafax.
JUNE
 Catalonia / E
The two-party federation Convergence and Union (CiU) split into its constituent parties: The Democratic Convergence of Catalonia (CDC) and the Democratic Union of Catalonia (UDC). The CDC belongs to the pro-independence camp while the smaller UDC does not have an official stance. Source: CNA.
 Romania
The Conservative Party (PC) and the Liberal Reformist Party (PLR), a liberal PNL splinter faction, set up the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe/Alianta Liberalilor si Democratilor pentru Europa (ALDE). Source: Mediafax.
 Denmark
Parliamentary election · 18/06/2015.
 European Union
A new group was launched in the European Parliament: Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF). Member parties: Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ), National Front (FN) [France], League North (LN) [Italy], Freedom Party (PVV) [Netherlands], Congress of the New Right (KNP) [Poland]. The ENF is affiliated to the Europarty Movement for a Europe of Nations and Freedom (MENL). Source: Der Standard.
 Turkey
Parliamentary election · 07/06/2015.
MAY
 Austria (States) State elections (Burgenland, Styria) · 31/05/2015.
 Italy (Regions)
Regional elections (7 Regions) · 31/05/2015
 France
The conservative Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) was renamed into The Republicans/Les Républicains (LR). Source: Der Standard.
 Spain (Communities)
Regional elections (13 Communities) · 24/05/2015
 Germany (States)
State election (Bremen) · 10/05/2015.
 United Kingdom
Parliamentary election · 07/05/2015.
APRIL
 Finland
Parliamentary election · 19/04/2015.
MARCH
 Portugal (Regions)
Regional election (Madeira) · 29/03/2015.
 Spain (Communities)
Regional election (Andalusia) · 22/03/2015.
 Estonia
Parliamentary election · 01/03/2015.
 Andorra
Parliamentary election · 01/03/2015.
FEBRUARY
 Germany (States)
State election (Hamburg) · 15/02/2015.
JANUARY
 Greece
Parliamentary election · 25/01/2015.
 European Union
The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) and its allies founded a new Europarty, the Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe (ADDE). Source: BBC.
 Greece
Former PM George Papandreou (PASOK) announced the creation of a social democratic party. The new party would be called Movement of Democratic Socialists/Kinima Dimokraton Sosialiston (KIDISO). Source: Ekathimerini.
2014 
DECEMBER
 European Union
The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) approved membership applications of five parties: ANO 2011 (ANO) [Czech Republic], Liberal Party of Montenegro (LPCG), Earth Party (MPT) [Portugal], Alliance of Alenka Bratušek (ZaAB), Party of Miro Cerar (SMC) [Slovenia]. Source: ALDE.
NOVEMBER
 Moldova
Parliamentary election · 30/11/2014.
 Greenland / DK
Parliamentary election · 28/11/2014.
 Italy (Regions)
Regional elections (Calabria, Emilia-Romagna) · 23/11/2014.
 European Union
The European Green Party (EGP) welcomed the Socialist People's Party (SF) from Denmark as full member and Sustainable Development of Croatia (ORaH) as an observer member. Source: EGP.
OCTOBER
 Ukraine
Parliamentary election · 26/10/2014.
 Bosnia-Herzegovina
Parliamentary election · 12/10/2014.
 Bulgaria
Parliamentary election · 05/10/2014.
 Latvia
Parliamentary election · 04/10/2014.
SEPTEMBER
 European Union
The European People's Party (EPP) approved membership applications of five parties: Populars for Italy (PPI), New Centre Right (NCD) [Italy], National Liberal Party (PNL), People's Movement Party (PMP) [Romania]. The Croatian Democratic Union 1990 (HDZ1990) [Bosnia- Herzegovina] was granted observer status. Source: EPP.
 Austria (States)
State election (Vorarlberg) · 21/09/2014.
 Germany (States)
State elections (Brandenburg, Thuringia) · 14/09/2014.
 Crimea
Regional election · 14/09/2014.
 Sweden
Parliamentary election · 14/09/2014.
AUGUST
 Germany (States)
State election (Saxony) · 31/08/2014.
JULY
 Romania
National Liberal Party (PNL) and Democratic Liberal Party (PDL) decided to merge. The unified party will keep the name of the PNL. Merger negotiations between PDL and Civic Force (FC) were also completed. Source: ACTMedia.
 Slovenia
Parliamentary election · 13/07/2014.
JUNE
 Kosovo
Parliamentary election · 08/06/2014.
MAY
 European Union
Parliamentary election · 25/05/2014.
 Belgium
Parliamentary election · 25/05/2014.
 Brussels / B
Regional election · 25/05/2014.
 DG / B
Regional election · 25/05/2014.
 Flanders / B
Regional election · 25/05/2014.
 Wallonia / B
Regional election · 25/05/2014.
 Italy (Regions)
Regional elections (Abruzzo, Piedmont) · 25/05/2014.
APRIL
 Macedonia
Parliamentary election · 27/04/2014.
 Hungary
Parliamentary election · 06/04/2014.
MARCH
 Serbia
Parliamentary election · 16/03/2014.
 Italy
The centre-left Democratic Party (PD) joined the Party of European Socialists (PES). Source: PD.
FEBRUARY
 Serbia
Former President Boris Tadić left the Democratic Party (DS) and set up a party called New Democratic Party/Nova Demokratska Stranka (NDS). Source: B92.
 Italy (Regions)
Regional election (Sardinia) · 16/02/2014.
JANUARY
 Austria
The Liberal Forum (LIF) merged into The New Austria (NEOS) which took the name The New Austria and Liberal Forum/Das Neue Österreich und Liberales Forum (NEOS). Source: Der Standard.

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