UK European election turnout 36 percent

Turnout for the European elections in the UK was 36 percent, the European Parliament said, up from 34.7 percent at the last European Parliament polls in 2009.

Across the EU it was 43.11 percent - marginally ahead of the 43 percent registered five years ago.

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Leaders set to review EU's agenda after Eurosceptic surge

European leaders will review the economic area's agenda after voters "sent a strong message" in the election which saw a surge from Eurosceptic parties, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has said.