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The Brief from Brussels: EU officials sigh in relief after Macron finishes first


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The Brief from Brussels: EU officials sigh in relief after Macron finishes first

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

In this episode: Emmanuel Macron finishes first – much to the relief of EU officials; Jean Quatremer, Brussels correspondent with Liberation, gives his take on the first round of the French presidential election, and the European Commission’s top trade czar travels to Washington.

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Brussels mulls Macron first round victory