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European left nominates Greek to succeed Barroso

The European Left Party Saturday nominated Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Greek party Syriza, as its candidate for the post of European Commission president. “We’re sending out a very strong message,” said Pierre Laurent, European Left Party leader. “Anti-austerity is what we are going to stand for in the elections.”

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EU commission appeals Dieselgate ruling

The Court of Justice of the EU annulled legislation which relaxed toxic emission limits for cars. EU commissioner Bienkowska said the commission will appeal.

EU says Hungary's anti-Juncker campaign is fake news

The European Commission has branded the latest campaign by the Hungarian government as 'fake news', after Orban's government accused Juncker of pressing ahead with migration proposals that threaten the country's security.

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