The far right National Front topped the polls in elections to the European Parliament in France with a record score of around 25 percent of votes cast, according to exit polls published as ballots closed at 20:00 (1800 GMT).
Egypt’s interim president has urged Egyptians to come out and vote in this week’s presidential election, saying the vote will shape the nation’s future.
From Portugal to Finland, voters of 21 nations are casting ballots to decide the makeup of the next European Parliament and help determine the European Union’s future leaders and direction.
For the National Front party, French towns should look French. That means no more new mosques or kebab shops.
Lithuanians voted Sunday to elect their president, with incumbent “Iron Lady” Dalia Grybauskaite the odds-on favorite to win because of her hard line against a resurgent Russia during the Ukraine crisis.