Monday

29th May 2017

Ticker

Slovakia's Social Democrats tipped to win

Unofficial results suggest Slovakia's ruling Social Democrats have won the EP vote with 25%, albeit with one less MEP. Seven other mainly centre-right parties appear to have won seats including two each to the Christian democrats and SDKU-DS, but none to an extremist party. Turnout reportedly fell to some 13%.

Agenda

China summit and Juncker in MEP tax hearing This WEEK

EU and China are holding their 19th summit at the end of the week, but attention will first shift to EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, who will have to respond to tricky questions from MEPs on a Luxembourg tax scandal.

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