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23rd Oct 2019

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Report: Hollande thinking of EU council bid

French president Francois Hollande would like to become European Council president after the end of his term in May, according to Le Parisien. The daily says that Hollande's ambition to succeed Donald Tusk, whose term also ends in May, was until now "one of the best kept secrets in the Elysee palace". The decision will be taken by EU leaders and Tusk is still expected to be renewed.

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MPs vote on Johnson's latest push for Brexit deal

The EU parliament is awaiting the decision of British MPs on the Brexit deal before holding a vote by MEPs, as British PM Boris Johnson puts the Brexit deal to another vote on Tuesday.

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