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19th Aug 2017

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Centre-right names MEPs to run in EU parliament primary

Frechnman Alain Lamassoure, Irishwoman Mairead McGuinness, Slovene Alojz Peterle and Italian Antonio Tajani will take part in the EPP primary for the post of the European Parliament's president, the group announced on Monday (12 December). The elections will take place as foreseen on Tuesday at 6 PM. The centre-right EPP group is the parliament's largest, and its candidate has high chances of becoming the next president of the house.

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.

News in Brief

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