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French National Front MEP cheated EU taxpayers

The General Court at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg on Wednesday ruled that far-right French MEP Dominique Bilde of the National Front party must return some €40,000. The European Parliament had requested the sum returned following evidence Bilde misspent the money by hiring a local parliamentary assistant. Bilde refused and then took her case to Luxembourg, which she has now lost.

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EU leaders to discuss vaccine certificates

While some member states hope vaccine certificates could revive tourism, EU officials point out that it is not clear if vaccinated people can still carry the virus and infect others.

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