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UK parliament to vote on Brexit amendments

The UK Brexit bill will return to the House of Commons on 12 June, after the House of Lords rejected 15 amendments to the bill forcing the parliament to vote on them. MPs are expecting a "marathon session", with the vote going into the early hours of the following day. Shadow Brexit minister Jenny Chapman criticised having just a day to debate the bill.

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EU goes on holiday as new UK PM arrives This WEEK

Boris Johnson is almost certain to become the UK's next prime minister, and oversee Brexit until the 31 October deadline, as work in the EU bubble is winding down for the summer.

Survey: Half of EU staff 'don't know' ethics rules

Only half of EU staff claim good knowledge of their workplace's ethics rules, while 82 percent of staff at the European Parliament have never attended any ethics trainings, according to a report by the European Court of Auditors.

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