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20th Feb 2017

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Dutch prosecutor wants Wilders to pay €5,000

The Dutch public prosecutor demanded on Thursday that far-right anti-EU politician Geert Wilders payed a €5,000 fine for "insulting Moroccans as a group and inciting hatred of and discrimination against Moroccans". Wilders is on trial for eliciting the chant "fewer, fewer" from a crowd by asking if they wanted “more or fewer Moroccans”. The verdict is expected in December, mere months before national elections in March 2017.

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

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