Shaun Riordan | The elections to the European Parliament in the UK were always something of a farce. Because of the inability of the British political class to decide what kind of Brexit it wanted, if indeed it wanted Brexit at all, British voters were forced to elect members to the parliament of a Union which, in theory at least, they will leave in five months. But they were also something of an anti-climax.
Ana Fuentes | In Spain, the results have been very markedly pro-European and the Socialist Party is the one that will contribute the most MEPs in Strasbourg. For some analysts, it is a golden opportunity that the government of Pedro Sánchez should take advantage of to increase the Spanish weight in the decisions, instead of having to be always subordinated to the Franco-German axis.
Alvise Lennkh (Scope Ratings) | These elections to the European Parliament will show whether the anti-system and eurosceptic parties have got stronger at the expense of traditional pro-European parties, which could have significant implications for how the EU functions over the next few years.
Tatiana Coutto via The Conversation | The European Parliament elections are not unlike cricket. Both can last for quite a few days and it can be pretty hard to understand the rules.