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22nd Jan 2018

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Save the date: European elections 23-26 May 2019

The European Parliament conference of presidents on Thursday unanimously agreed to hold European Parliament elections on 23-26 May 2019, according to MEP Sven Giegold, who represent the Green party in the conference. French president Emmanuel Macron among others want the current 73 British seats to be allocated to a pan-EU list of candidates, with a final decision expected in June.

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  2. Puigdemont proposed as sole candidate for Catalan leadership
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  4. Exiled Catalan leader leaves Belgium for first time
  5. CSU politicians set to oppose concessions to SPD
  6. Greek mass protests against use of 'Macedonia' in name dispute
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  8. Macron: France would probably have voted to quit EU

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