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Former French EU Commissioner to become chief Brexit negotiator

Former French EU commissioner Michel Barnier has been appointed as the EU's main negotiator for the UK's exit of the bloc. He will take up his new position in October.

Former French EU commissioner Michel Barnier has been appointed as the EU's main negotiator for the UK's exit of the bloc. He will take up his new position in October.

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EU probes Polish media law

The EU is to investigate Poland’s new media laws, which have been branded as a clampdown on the freedom of the press. The country’s new conservative

The EU is to investigate Poland’s new media laws, which have been branded as a clampdown on the freedom of the press. The country’s new conservative

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Juncker's State of the Union speech

From the Greek debt crisis to the dramatic influx of refugees and migrants, from security and agricultural concerns to the prospect of a UK exit, the

From the Greek debt crisis to the dramatic influx of refugees and migrants, from security and agricultural concerns to the prospect of a UK exit, the

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Juncker "in perfect health"

The European Commission has been forced to deny rumours that its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, is unwell and often absent from work.

The European Commission has been forced to deny rumours that its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, is unwell and often absent from work.

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Greece told to 'stop wasting time' over negotiating reforms

Greek Finance Minister Vanis Varoufakis has been told to stop wasting time in negotiating reforms with his country’s international creditors. That

Greek Finance Minister Vanis Varoufakis has been told to stop wasting time in negotiating reforms with his country’s international creditors. That

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EU Commission ditches 'watered down' air pollution proposal

The European Commissions plan to reduce air pollution has been ditched, along with a host of other new measures. The reason given, national heads of

The European Commissions plan to reduce air pollution has been ditched, along with a host of other new measures. The reason given, national heads of

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EU Commission promises more transparency on lobbying

The European Commission says it will improve transparency by publishing records of all meetings between senior officials and lobbyists. It also

The European Commission says it will improve transparency by publishing records of all meetings between senior officials and lobbyists. It also

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Luxembourg's attractive company tax leaks tempt scandal

Despite all the makings of a global scandal Luxembourg is keeping its cool. Nicolas Mackel, the top finance official for the rich tiny EU founding

Despite all the makings of a global scandal Luxembourg is keeping its cool. Nicolas Mackel, the top finance official for the rich tiny EU founding

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Luxembourg fights back against tax revelations

Luxembourg has fought back against suggestions of wrongdoing after a report detailed hundreds of secret tax deals struck by multinationals

Luxembourg has fought back against suggestions of wrongdoing after a report detailed hundreds of secret tax deals struck by multinationals

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Luxembourg leaks: nation under spotlight over tax avoidance claims

Leaked documents have landed Luxembourg in hot water over claims of tax avoidance on an industrial scale. Reporters claim that more than 300

Leaked documents have landed Luxembourg in hot water over claims of tax avoidance on an industrial scale. Reporters claim that more than 300