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EU contingency plan for British MEPs after March 2019

In the document they approved last Thursday on the composition of the European Parliament after next year's elections, EU leaders added a reference to the possibility that the UK would still be a member at that time, the Daily Telegraph has revealed. The text says that "in the event that the United Kingdom is still a member state", the current composition will apply until Brexit happens.

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EU want Facebook pan-EU advert fix for May elections

EU institutions want Facebook to relax its rules, to allow pan-European political groups to carry out EU-wide campaigns. Facebook has yet to implement the demands - posing questions on the extent to which Europe relies on the US tech firm.

Trump's Israel plan to 'test' EU resolve

EU countries ought to draw "red lines" for US president Donald Trump on the Arab-Israeli conflict, Herman Van Rompuy, the former head of the EU Council, has said.

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