Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived at the EU summit in Brussels with a "clear message" from the EU elections. Speaking as leaders from across Europe prepare to meet, he said:
"We have a clear message - and that is we need change. [...] We need an approach that recognises that Brussels has got too big, too bossy and too interfering."
Today EU leaders voted to back Jean-Claude Juncker as new president of the very powerful EU commission, which looks like business as usual.
In Essex the potential damage Ukip could do to Miliband's Downing Street elections is clear. He is there listening to voter's concerns.
The EU parliament is about to welcome the most Eurosceptic and right-wing intake in its history.