2019 European Parliament election
The Ninth European Parliament starts its term.
Sources: BBC News
Sources: BBC News
The European Parliament confirms the Von der Leyen Commission, which will begin acting on December 1.
David Sassoli of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats is elected President of the European Parliament.
The European Council nominates German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to replace Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission. If confirmed by the European Parliament, she will be the first woman to hold the position. The Council also nominates Charles Michel of Belgium as President of the European Council, Josep Borrell of Spain as High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Christine Lagarde of France as President of the European Central Bank.
Fugitive Catalan independence leaders Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín, together with imprisoned Oriol Junqueras, are not allowed to take office as MEPs by the Supreme Court of Spain and Court of Justice of the European Union, while a pro-independence demonstration takes place in Strasbourg.
In the final stage of the latest European Parliament election, voters in Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Metropolitan France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden elect their country's representatives.
Citizens in Latvia, Malta, Slovakia and the French overseas territories head to the polls to vote in the latest European Parliament election. Additionally, voting in the Czech Republic continues for the second day.
Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic head to the polls to vote for their country's representatives in the European Parliament.
European citizens in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands vote in the first day of 2019's European Parliament elections.
The United Kingdom and European Union agree to delay Brexit until October 31, 2019. This means that the UK will participate in next month's European Parliament election.