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Nicolas Bay to take over EP far-right group from Le Pen

National Front MEP Nicolas Bay was elected new co-chair of the Europe of Nations and Freedom political group in the European Parliament, a position previously held by Marine Le Pen, the French far-right party leader. Earlier this year Le Pen had to give up her MEP seat, as she won a place in the National Assembly. Dutch MEP Marcel de Graaff remains the other co-chair of the far-right group.

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Germany rejects visa ban for Russian tourists

German chancellor Olaf Scholz said a total ban on tourist visas will not be supported by Berlin — adding that many refugees do not agree with the Russian regime.

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