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More than 50,000 Ukrainians refused entry into EU in 2021

Last year, 139,000 non-EU citizens were refused entry into the bloc, with Ukrainians accounting for the largest number of refusals (50,200), the EU's statistical office, Eurostat, reported on Thursday. In 2021, Hungary, Poland, Croatia and Romania reported the largest number of refusals of entry. Meanwhile, 681,200 non-EU citizens in total were found to be illegally present across EU member states — which represents a 22-percent increase compared to 2020.

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Johnson quits, leaving Brexit headaches to successor

British prime minister Boris Johnson has resigned as Conservative party leader, starting a race among Conservative MPs to replace him as prime minister but leaving a range of issues — Brexit, Northern Ireland, and Scottish independence — for his successor.

Is Orban holding out an olive branch to EPP?

It is Tibor Navracsics, an ex-EU commissioner and minister without portfolio in Orban's new government, who was reportedly picked to work on closer relations between Fidesz and the European People's Party.

Rising prices expose lack of coherent EU response

The increasingly sharp debate over the rising cost of living exploded in European Parliament, with lawmakers from all stripes, liberal, left, green and conservative, calling on the EU to act.

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