Spain: Socialists Lead by 7 pts.

What party would you support in the next general election?

Nov. 21 Nov. 6 Oct. 23
Socialist Worker’s Party (PSOE) 45% 44.5% 44%
Popular Party (PP) 38% 38% 39%
United Left (IU) /
Initiative for Catalonia-Greens (IC-V)
4% 4% 3.3%
Convergence and Union (CiU) 3.2% 3% 3.2%
Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) 1.9% 1.9% 1.9%
Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) 1.7% 1.4% 1.4%

Source: Instituto Opina / Cadena Ser
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 Spanish adults, conducted on Nov. 21, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

Several Nations See China as Next Superpower

Thinking now of the future and the year 2020, which, if any, of the following countries or regions will be the dominant world power?

BRI FRA ITA ESP GER USA
United States 32% 19% 27% 23% 30% 40%
China 28% 47% 38% 45% 25% 24%
Europe 4% 6% 7% 12% 14% 4%
India 3% 7% 10% 1% 4% 2%
Russia 3% 2% 1% 1% 3% 1%
Japan 1% 4% 4% 7% 3% 2%
Other 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
None of these 2% 1% 1% 4% 2%
Not sure 26% 13% 10% 10% 17% 24%

Source: Harris Interactive / Financial Times
Methodology: Online interviews with 6,590 adults in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United States, conducted from Nov. 1 to Nov. 14, 2007. Margin of error for individual countries is 3 per cent.

UK: Conservatives Lead by 9 pts

If there were a general election tomorrow, which party would you vote for?

Nov. 22 Nov. 16 Oct. 24
Conservative 41% 41% 41%
Labour 32% 35% 38%
Liberal Democrats 14% 13% 11%
Other 13% 11% 10%

Source: YouGov
Methodology: Online interviews with 1,600 British adults, conducted from Nov. 21 to Nov. 22, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

Croatia: Half Want to Join EU

Do you support or oppose Croatia’s accession into the European Union (EU)?

Support 49.8%
Oppose 38.6%
No opinion 12.4%

Source: Promocija Plus
Methodology: Interviews with 1,300 Croatian adults, conducted on Nov. 2 and Nov. 3, 2007. No margin of error was provided.

Hungary: Huge Lead for Fidesz

If an election were held today, what party would you support?
(Decided Voters)

Nov. 2007 Oct. 2007 Sept. 2007
Hungarian Citizens Party (Fidesz) 64% 58% 54%
Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) 26% 32% 35%
Hungarian Democratic Forum (MDF) 4% 2% 3%
Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ) 4% 2% 3%

Source: Median
Methodology: Interviews with 1,200 Hungarian adults, conducted from Nov. 9 to Nov. 13, 2007. No margin of error was provided.