Tuesday

26th Sep 2017

Ticker

Finland's final EP results

Finland's results show the National Coalition and the Centre parties held their three EP seats each. The Finns (12.7%) scored less than predicted but doubled to two seats while the Left Alliance won one, the Social Democrats held two, and the Greens and the Swedish People's party took one each.

Article 7 not mentioned in Poland probe update

While Polish president Andrzej Duda proposes amendments to further increase political control over the judiciary, EU ministers voice support for the rule of law, but make no mention of the Article 7 sanctions.

US tests EU patience over Privacy Shield

The data sharing pact with the US is yet to be fully implemented, as the Americans have failed to appoint people in key positions to ensure EU citizens' personal data is protected.

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