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Why are you here? Juncker asks Farage

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has taken a swipe at MEP Nigel Farage, a prominent Brexit campaigner, during a speech Tuesday in the European Parliament. Farage applauded when Juncker said the choice of the British people must be respected, prompting Juncker to reply: "I’m really surprised that you are here. You were fighting for the exit, the British people voted in favour of the exit, so why are you here?".

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'Agriculture as sovereignty' under the French EU presidency

One of the challenges for the French EU presidency is to convince its European counterparts that Paris's demand for harmonised standards covering agricultural imports is inseparable from the EU's flagship Green Deal, and the core concept of European sovereignty.

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