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24th Nov 2017

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Grillo movement closes in on Italian PM's party: poll

Beppe Grillo's anti-establishment movement is closing the gap on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Italy’s EU election campaign. According to the Ixe institute, Renzi’s Democratic Party leads with 32.8 percent against 27.4 percent for Grillo’s Five Star Movement, while Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia is on 17.5 percent.

Irish crisis may complicate Brexit summit

Snap elections are on the horizon in Ireland over the future of Irish PM's right-hand woman, three weeks before Irish PM is due in Brussels for a crucial Brexit vote.

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EU calls for better disease prevention

EU health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis is encouraging states to spend more to prevent diseases that weigh much on health systems.

Berlin risks being 'culprit' for stalling EU, warns Green MEP

Reinhard Buetikofer, who participated in the failed coalition talks, puts the blame squarely on FDP being 'afraid to govern', but hopes "there will be a lot of phone calls" to German politicians on the consequences of the deadlock in Berlin.

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