Tuesday

31st May 2016

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EP group leaders plan post-election strategy

Leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament agreed Thursday to meet on 27 May for an evaluation of the 22-25 May EU elections. A majority of the parties want the parliament to be consulted before member states propose a new commission president, who the parliament must then approve.

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  7. London mayor teams up with British PM on Brexit
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