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European Elections: What Happened?

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party is celebrating after taking almost a third of the vote at the European elections. The Liberal Democrats are also hailing their best ever European election results, taking second place with 21%. Voters appear to have signalled their anger over Brexit by deserting the main parties, with Labour holding 15% of the vote while the Conservatives are in fifth place behind the Green Party with just 9%.
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