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Man arrested over mosque shooting in France

French police have arrested a man suspected of firing shots at the mosque in Bayonne in south-west of France on Monday, according to Reuters, where two elderly people were injured. According to the French press, the suspect was in his eighties and arrested near his home after the incident. His motive to open fire remain unclear at this stage.

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Commission chief under fire for Croatia campaign video

EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen recorded a video in support of Croatia's ruling party, which the EU executive said was in her "personal capacity" - and admits it was a "mistake" that this was not made clear.

Parliament vaping booths 'too confidential' to discuss

The European Parliament is refusing to disclose documents on an internal debate on whether to set up e-cigarette smoking booths at its premises in Strasbourg and Brussels, posing questions on how it handles transparency on relatively minor issues.

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