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Dutch PM Rutte warns EU 'running out of time' on refugee crisis

The Dutch government has warned the EU that time is running out to find a solution to Europe’s refugee crisis. Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the

The Dutch government has warned the EU that time is running out to find a solution to Europe’s refugee crisis. Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the

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euronews discusses Russia with Latvian PM after EU summit ends

Just after this years final EU summit wrapped up, euronews spoke with Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of Latvia, the country that will hold the

Just after this years final EU summit wrapped up, euronews spoke with Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of Latvia, the country that will hold the

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Renzi calls for EU to hit the growth button

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says Europe must soften its approach to austerity. The leader of debt-laden Italy was addressing MEPs during

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says Europe must soften its approach to austerity. The leader of debt-laden Italy was addressing MEPs during

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Eurosceptics clear in aims during Italian EU presidency

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has completed his first day at the helm of Italy’s six month EU presidency. Despite achieving a spectacular

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has completed his first day at the helm of Italy’s six month EU presidency. Despite achieving a spectacular

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Italy's Renzi will insist on EU growth policies during presidency

Europe cannot hope for stability unless it acts on growth. That comes from Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. His austerity-weary country starts

Europe cannot hope for stability unless it acts on growth. That comes from Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. His austerity-weary country starts

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Italian PM Renzi calls for Europe to change course

The Italian Prime Minister has been addressing parliament ahead of Italy’s EU presidency next month. Matteo Renzi called for a change of course in

The Italian Prime Minister has been addressing parliament ahead of Italy’s EU presidency next month. Matteo Renzi called for a change of course in

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Cameron and Hollande refuse to back Juncker for Europe's top job

Jean-Claude Juncker may be the man the centre-right European People’s Party want as president of the European Commission but he won’t have an easy

Jean-Claude Juncker may be the man the centre-right European People’s Party want as president of the European Commission but he won’t have an easy

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European presidential debate: economy

The first live debate between presidential candidates was held in partnership with the European Youth Forum and the University of Maastricht. It

The first live debate between presidential candidates was held in partnership with the European Youth Forum and the University of Maastricht. It

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Samaras defends Greece's EU presidency

Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has defended his country taking over the EU presidency as it continues to grapple its ongoing debt

Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has defended his country taking over the EU presidency as it continues to grapple its ongoing debt

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Recession-wracked Greece takes the EU helm

Greece, seen by many as the epicentre of the eurozone debt crisis, assumes the rotating EU presidency for the first half of 2014. Athens will

Greece, seen by many as the epicentre of the eurozone debt crisis, assumes the rotating EU presidency for the first half of 2014. Athens will

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Greece looks both brightly and darkly at 'presiding' over Europe

Greece enters the new year assuming the six-month rotating presidency of the policy-steering Council of the European Union, as the Greeks continue to

Greece enters the new year assuming the six-month rotating presidency of the policy-steering Council of the European Union, as the Greeks continue to

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Vilnius handed EU presidency as a public trust plummets

Lithuania has been handed the reins of the EU’s rotating presidency at a ceremony in Vilnius. Lithuania is the first former Soviet republic to take

Lithuania has been handed the reins of the EU’s rotating presidency at a ceremony in Vilnius. Lithuania is the first former Soviet republic to take

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Young Lithuanians changing their country

“There are people who care about you. Freephone emotional support.” This is one of the small notices that can be found on many of the bridges that

“There are people who care about you. Freephone emotional support.” This is one of the small notices that can be found on many of the bridges that

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Lithuania: the fragile revival of the Baltic tiger

Lithuania, a country of three million people, takes over the reins of the EU for the next six months. A country ravaged by the economic downturn that

Lithuania, a country of three million people, takes over the reins of the EU for the next six months. A country ravaged by the economic downturn that

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Irish Prime Minister focuses on bailout programme exit

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny took to the stage of the European Parliament in Strasbourg to outline his priorities at the helm of the EU Presidency

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny took to the stage of the European Parliament in Strasbourg to outline his priorities at the helm of the EU Presidency

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Dublin eyes economic recovery, bailout exit

Ireland wants to mark a successful EU presidency by taking more steps on the road to economic recovery. That was the message from the country’s

Ireland wants to mark a successful EU presidency by taking more steps on the road to economic recovery. That was the message from the country’s

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Is EU-president Ireland still a euro-enthusiast?

It’s the turn of the Irish to run the EU for six months. What are they going to do and has recession changed their legendary euro-enthusiasm

It’s the turn of the Irish to run the EU for six months. What are they going to do and has recession changed their legendary euro-enthusiasm

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Irish PM Kenny urges UK to stay inside the EU

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has used the official curtain raiser for his country’s EU presidency to urge the UK not to loosen its ties with

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has used the official curtain raiser for his country’s EU presidency to urge the UK not to loosen its ties with