Tuesday

3rd May 2016

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Parliament elects 14 vice-presidents

The European Parliament elected Tuesday 14 vice-presidents, 6 EPP, 3 S&D, 2 Alde and one from each of the other political groups apart from Nigel Farage's EFD group. Two former commissioners Tajani and Rehn were among the elected vice-presidents, who are involved in decisions on administrative, staff and organisational matters.

News in Brief

  1. Hungary to hold migrant quota referendum by October
  2. France rejects TTIP in its current form, says Hollande
  3. New commander takes charge of US forces in Europe
  4. Spain issues arrest warrants for Russian officials
  5. Pro-Putin bikers refused entry by Poland, Lithuania
  6. Nato gives details of new Baltic force
  7. German state gets historic Green-CDU coalition
  8. Chinese police to patrol Italian streets

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