European elections: six countries that went left, not right

Which nations bucked the trend in the Euro elections and surged towards leftwing parties?

The headline gains were for nationalist and Eurosceptic parties witness all those pictures of “evil” Nigel Farage smiling into his pint glass, or of Marine Le Pen, whose Front National party triumphed in France, throwing back her head and cackling. But some member nations bucked the trend in the Euro elections and registered a surge towards leftwing candidates. Here’s who:

Source: The Guardian