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MEPs repeat demand to see VW fraud report

The European Parliament again urged the European Investment Bank (EIB) to release a report that outlined how Volkswagen misled the bank into lending it €400m. In a non-binding resolution adopted on Thursday with 539 votes against 39, MEPs underlined "the secretive nature of the EIB's handling of the case". The bank rejected a previous request by the parliament's plenary – and by EUobserver – to publish the report.

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EU says Hungary's anti-Juncker campaign is fake news

The European Commission has branded the latest campaign by the Hungarian government as 'fake news', after Orban's government accused Juncker of pressing ahead with migration proposals that threaten the country's security.

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