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26th Feb 2024

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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%.

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Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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