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1 day ago
Ursula von der Leyen — a political figure unknown to the general public, lacking prime ministerial experience, and never a Spitzenkandidat for EU president — became EU Commission president in 2019. So what is the point of re-running this sham?
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10 hours ago
Former spy chief Dick Schoof, who was accused of illegally tracking citizens as head of the Dutch counterterrorism unit, is poised to become the next prime minister of the Netherlands.
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12 hours ago
A rift is widening within the EU Commission over the EU cash-for-migrant agreement signed with Tunisia last year.
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The obstacles facing young mothers running to be MEPs

13 days ago
Whereas for men, having a family can be a political advantage, for women it can seem yet another barrier to achieving their political goals.
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Russia Underground – our new podcast mini-series on civil society in Russia

14 days ago
Russia Underground spotlights those inside Russia who oppose the war in Ukraine and resist the regime – despite the ever-growing risks.
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How Bolt watered down the Platform Work Directive

13 days ago
An investigation by EUobserver into several documents, a series of emails and phone call records reveals the influence of Estonia-headquartered Bolt in many key sections of the Platform Work Directive
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