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21st Sep 2020

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Big loss for Czech ruling party in local elections

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas’ Civic Democrats (ODS) lost Sunday's local elections, scoring just 12.3% - half of the vote they took in the 2008 elections. Tired of corruption scandals and austerity policies, voters turned to the center-left Social Democrats with 23.6% and the far-left Communists with 20.4%.

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Ylva Johansson on Migration and Drama Queens

Commissioner for home affairs, Ylva Johansson, would like to win the approval of all EU member states for a new proposal for a common asylum and migration policy - something her predecessors failed to do.

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