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EU Parliament picks new president

Italy’s Antonio Tajani is the new president of the European Parliament after four rounds of voting.

Italy’s Antonio Tajani is the new president of the European Parliament after four rounds of voting.

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EP president race enters third round

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani still leads in the race to become the next head of the European Parliament.

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani still leads in the race to become the next head of the European Parliament.

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Tajani leads in EP president race

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani currently leads in the race to become head of the European Parliament.

Italian MEP Antonio Tajani currently leads in the race to become head of the European Parliament.

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MEPs set to vote for new parliament chief

MEPs will vote tomorrow on who will replaced Germany’s Martin Schulz as the head of the European Parliament.

MEPs will vote tomorrow on who will replaced Germany’s Martin Schulz as the head of the European Parliament.

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EP presidency: the frontrunners

There are three main candidates seen as the frontrunners in the race to be European Parliament president The favourite is Italy’s Antonio Tajani: a former EU commissioner and someone who is close to e

There are three main candidates seen as the frontrunners in the race to be European Parliament president The favourite is Italy’s Antonio Tajani: a former EU commissioner and someone who is close to e

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EP Presidency: the outsiders

There are many other candidates also in the running for the presidency of the European Parliament.

There are many other candidates also in the running for the presidency of the European Parliament.

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EP president race hots up

Next week, MEPs will vote on who will replace Germany’s Martin Schulz as the head of the European Parliament.

Next week, MEPs will vote on who will replace Germany’s Martin Schulz as the head of the European Parliament.

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Oettinger faces more questions from MEPs

Germany’s Gunter Oettinger faced a grilling from MEPs earlier as he tries to convince them he is suitable for the post of budget and human resources commissioner But the centre right politician is sti

Germany’s Gunter Oettinger faced a grilling from MEPs earlier as he tries to convince them he is suitable for the post of budget and human resources commissioner But the centre right politician is sti

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EU's Schulz set to bow out as candidates line up to replace him

Outgoing European parliament president Martin Schulz has hit out at so-called populist parties as he prepares to run in Germany’s federal elections.

Outgoing European parliament president Martin Schulz has hit out at so-called populist parties as he prepares to run in Germany’s federal elections.

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Yazidi ISIL survivors receive Sakharov Prize

The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded each year by the European Parliament, has been given to two Iraqi Yazidi women who were held as sex slaves by ISIL and now campaign for human…

The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded each year by the European Parliament, has been given to two Iraqi Yazidi women who were held as sex slaves by ISIL and now campaign for human…

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Socialist group leader bids for European Parliament presidency

The leader of the European Parliament’s socialist group (S&D) Gianni Pittella has thrown his hat into the ring to become the institution’s next president.

The leader of the European Parliament’s socialist group (S&D) Gianni Pittella has thrown his hat into the ring to become the institution’s next president.

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Martin Schulz, from Bookshops to Berlin?

Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.

Martin Schulz has dedicated his life to European politics. He has attempted to inject the European Parliament with a new dynamism in a bid to make politics more relevant.

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Martin Schulz stands down as EU parliament president

There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.

There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.