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19th Aug 2017

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EU ombudsman: ethical committee report on Barroso should be public

The EU commission's ethical committee overseeing the appointment of former EU commission president Barroso's at Goldman Sachs should "move as fast as reasonably possible," EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly told France 24 TV. She said it would be "unavoidable" for the commission to publish the report, even it is not required. "The public and moral pressure would be immense, I don't think the commission can duck from that."

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

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