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18th Aug 2017

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Report: EU parliament says FN jobs cost €5mn

The European Parliament has told French judges that alleged fake assistant jobs for National Front MEPs cost the EU institutions at least €4,978,122, according to the AFP press agency. The parliament on Wednesday started the process to lift the immunity of the FN leader, Marine Le Pen, whose head of cabinet has been charged in the case.

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