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The Brief from Brussels: Verhofstadt's marriage of convenience ends in breakup


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The Brief from Brussels: Verhofstadt's marriage of convenience ends in breakup

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

In this episode: a power-sharing deal between Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement and Liberal MEPs hits the rocks, Oettinger faces MEPs, and Cyprus and Turkey hold fresh talks over the divided island.

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'Populist' Grillo dumps Farage, eyes marriage of convenience with federalist veteran