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The Brief from Brussels: EU commissioner under fire over 'racist' remarks

This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

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The Brief from Brussels: EU commissioner under fire over 'racist' remarks

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This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

In this edition: EU’s Oettinger is under fire for a speech to German business leaders; Kristalina Georgieva quits for the World Bank, and an EU ethics probe rules that Jose Manuel Barroso broke no rules in taking a job with a major US investment bank.