Germans favor withdrawal of US troops, not paying more for US ‘protection’ – poll

Almost every second German favors the withdrawal of US forces based there, according to a poll taken prior to the NATO summit, at which Donald Trump accused Berlin of relying on Washington’s protection and not contributing enough. Some 42 percent of Germans are ready to see 35,000 US troops return home, a new YouGov poll, […]

Germans split on whether Merkel should remain chancellor, poll shows amid coalition feud

A new poll shows that some 43 percent of Germans believe that Chancellor Angela Merkel should step down. It comes amid fears that her rift with Bavaria over ‘open-door’ migrant policy may plunge the coalition into crisis. A YouGov poll, which was conducted ahead of Sunday’s emergency EU meeting called by Merkel in an attempt […]

Russians’ interest in World War Two on the rise, poll shows

The majority of Russians remember the date on which Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and about a third can quote stories from relatives who took part in WWII, according to a recent poll. The state-run public opinion research center VTSIOM released the results of their latest study concerning the history and legacy of WWII […]

Over half of all Russians want Vladimir Putin to remain president after 2024, poll shows

Over half of respondents in a Russian poll said that they would prefer Vladimir Putin to remain in power after his current term expires in 2024, regardless of the direct constitutional ban on such move. According to the research, conducted by the independent public opinion think tank Levada, the share of Russians who say that […]

‘Nobody goes for vegetables’: KFC’s ‘vegetarian chicken’ polarizes opinions (POLL)

The company’s entire business model rests on the greasy goodness of fried chicken, but American franchise KFC is preparing to ditch the fowl in favor of a vegetarian option. Recently, the purveyor of “finger lickin’ good” southern fried chicken announced that it is working on a vegetarian-friendly chicken alternative for its meals. According to KFC, […]

Was Trudeau wearing fake eyebrows at the G7 summit? (POLL)

Twitter has gone into meltdown over whether Justin Trudeau was wearing fake eyebrows during a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron during the G7 summit. As Justin Trudeau fielded questions from reporters during a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, the attentions of those watching live drifted to a seemingly […]

Greatest Showman and Back to the Future top UK poll of most wanted stage musical adaptions

Both movies are huge hit cult classics, but could they finally be coming to the West End? Super Break’s YouGov poll of 2000 British adults has found that The Greatest Showman is the most wanted stage musical adaptation of a film, with 15% of the vote. Meanwhile Michael J Fox’s Back to the Future featured […]

Antitrust: Majority of Americans don’t trust Facebook to protect their data – poll

More than 50 percent of Americans don’t trust Facebook to adhere to the country’s privacy laws, according to a new poll. The company has been besieged by privacy complaints following recent revelations that the data of 50 million Facebook users was leaked to Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm accused of using the data to […]

Presidential poll results cancelled at 7 ballot stations – Russian official

The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission has said that the results of the March 18 poll had been canceled in seven districts across the country, citing deliberate provocations as the reason. “At present, the voting results have been canceled in seven elections districts,” Ella Pamfilova told reporters on Tuesday, adding that some of the […]