The EP in glossy mode (Photo: EUobserver)


After the EP vote – working the camembert

And we're off. Voting has started. The European Parliament has a twitchy, nervous feel to it.

It is heaving with TV equipment, temporary stages, earnest-looking news analysis corners, and reams and reams of wifi-ensuring masking tape. On the popular Luxembourg square nearby, a stage has been erected. Large portrait posters line the space leading to it. There's Aliki the student, Magdalena the factory worker and Ricardo, who has retired.

"Act. React. Impact" urges a slogan. "Thi...

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