Bill English and National lead in the polls months before an election

Prime Minister Bill English, who took over from John Key in December last year, is holding on to a strong lead in the polls according to a One News Colmar […]

Manuel Valls resigns as PM to stand for President

Following the decision by President François Hollande not to seek the Socialist Party (PS) nomination for next year’s presidential election, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has quit as premier so that […]

Two million expected at anti President protests today

As many as two million people could join street protests today across South Korea to protest against President Park Geun-hye. The largest demonstrations will be in central Seoul with an […]

PM Turnbull hits new low in latest poll

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is recording a worse satisfaction rating in the latest opinion polls than Tony Abbott who he ousted as prime minister last year. Despite gaining a new […]

Dilma Rousseff suspended pending impeachment trial

President Dilma Rousseff has lost her battle to avoid impeachment after the upper house, or Senate, voted in favour of proceeding with the impeachment a few weeks after the lower […]

Green leader walks as government suffers more turbulence

Åsa Romson, co-leader of the Swedish Greens and Environment Minister has resigned her portfolio and is expected to be replaced as the party’s co-leader by Isabella Lövin the Minister for […]

Political battles intensify as recall campaign exceeds target

The political battles continue in Venezuela with the opposition controlled parliament continuing to put pressure on President Nicolás Maduro and his government. Yesterday the National Assembly voted to remove Rodolfo […]

Housing Minister resigns

Mehmet Kaplan, Sweden’s Minister of Housing and Urban Development, has resigned his portfolio after alleged links with Turkish ultra-nationalist groups and Islamist organisations. The minister denied any wrongdoing but said […]

Sports Minister resigns adding more troubles for Dilma

Further trouble for President Dilma Rousseff and her Workers’ Party (PT) led government came yesterday when her Minister of Sport resigned. The Minister of Sport, George Hilton, is from the […]

Lula appointment blocked as polls worsen

Things are going from very bad to even worse for President Dilma Rousseff and her Workers’ Party (PT) led government. Following the president’s appointment of former President Luíz Inácio Lula […]

American public unenthusiastic about any Presidential candidate

With nine months to go before the presidential election in America a report by the Pew Research Center suggests that none of the candidates are received with any great enthusiasm […]

President’s approval rating down to twelve percent

It is probably a good thing that President Otto Pérez Molina is ineligible to stand again as president in the 6th September general election. His approval rating has plummeted in […]

President Bachelet gets massive disapproval rating in latest poll

President Michelle Bachelet has suffered a further setback in her popularity according to a GfK Adimark opinion poll published for July. Disapproval of the president now stands at 70%, the […]

Renzi down in the polls but still best leader

A poll published in La Stampa which was conducted by the Piepoli Institute suggests that support for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has fallen to 35%. When he came to power […]

President Humala on 80 percent disapproval rating

President Ollanta Humala has a 15% support rating according to a recent GfK poll. The poll shows that around 80% disapprove of the President’s record as he enters his final […]

Support plummets for Abe government

Support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s second Cabinet has moved into negative figures for the first time. The latest Yomiuri Shimbun poll reported in the Japan Times puts support for […]

Poll delivers chilling message to Rousseff

A MDA poll, commissioned by the National Transport business lobby group CNT, has delivered a chilling message about the people’s views of President Dima Rousseff and her government. The polls […]

NDP lead in opinion polls as election nears

The Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy has published a projection of the possible outcome of the general election in Canada due to take place in […]

Rousseff approval down to ten percent

A Datafolha poll published yesterday by the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo shows that 65% of Brazilians assessed President Dilma Rousseff’s record as bad or very bad with just 10% classifying […]

Latest poll puts newcomers in charge

A new poll by GESOP for El Periódico suggests that the ruling People’s Party (PP) will emerge as the largest party in the general election to be held later this […]

President Rousseff sinks further in the polls

President Dilma Rousseff has found herself in further difficulties after several polls were published in recent days. In the past few weeks the President has faced large scale mass protests, […]

President suffers big drop in popularity

President Michelle Bachelet has seen a rapid deterioration in her popularity over the past month according to a Cadem polling agency poll. The poll suggests that the President’s approval rating […]

Abe Cabinet gains in approval ratings

A poll published in the Asahi Shimbun suggests that there has been a surge in support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet. The poll gives the Cabinet a […]

Approval rating for President falls

Ipsos Peru has published its latest ratings for President Ollanta Humala. In the last month the approval rating for the President has fallen to 22%, down three points on January. […]

Rousseff approval rating plummets

A Datafolha poll published on Saturday is bad news for President Dilma Rousseff. Just one month into her second term in office the President’s approval rating has dropped by nearly […]