Could Brexit trigger a domino effect among EU members? There are many factions in the Czech Republic, for instance, who've long wanted to see their country leave the EU - even though the country benefits from Europe’s open borders and EU subsidies.
Andrej Babis is to be named the Czech Republic's prime minister for a second time. The magnate's struggle to form a governing coalition is emblematic of the contradictions inherent to populist, dealmaking politics.
As Czechs go to the polls in a presidential runoff, euroskeptic Milos Zeman and Jiri Drahos are neck and neck. The result may well determine whether Prague follows Warsaw and Budapest down a euroskeptic path.
Slovakia has bucked the trend of far-right gains in Europe, with the People's Party-Our Slovakia losing in regional polls. But the ruling leftist party Smer also took a hit.
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