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22nd Oct 2018

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Volkswagen group chief to quit

Volkswagen group CEO Matthias Mueller will soon leave his position and will be replaced by the brand's chief Herbert Diess, the German automaker announced on Tuesday. The company said that the move was due to a change in the management structure and that it has nothing to do with the Dieselgate scandal. Its shares increased by over 4 percent on the Frankfurt stock exchange after the news.

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Opinion

Dodgy regime lobbying is below the EU's radar

In Brussels, PR professionals and lobbying consultants are working for some of the world's most autocratic regimes. And we have no way of knowing for sure who they are, how much they are paid, or what they are up to.

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Bannon's The Movement to launch with January summit

Belgian Mischael Modrikamen is working with US strategist Steve Bannon to make the new hard-right grouping 'The Movement' go global. First step: a summit in January in Brussels, and high-level talks are underway, possibly with Brazil's far-right presidential contender.

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