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Greek election: voters remain divided over Tsipras 'credibility'

It was all smiles at Syriza headquarters in Athens as Sunday’s election results became clear. Although Tsipras’s critics claim his handling of the

It was all smiles at Syriza headquarters in Athens as Sunday’s election results became clear. Although Tsipras’s critics claim his handling of the

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Poll for Europe

2014 was also marked by a major poll for millions of Europeans. In May, voters in the 28 member states voted for their new representatives in the

2014 was also marked by a major poll for millions of Europeans. In May, voters in the 28 member states voted for their new representatives in the

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How are the EU's top jobs decided?

What does it take to be picked for a top job at the EU? Most of the candidates for positions at the European Commission are officials looking to

What does it take to be picked for a top job at the EU? Most of the candidates for positions at the European Commission are officials looking to

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[As it happened] Martin Schulz elected European Parliament president

During the first plenary session of the new European Parliament Martin Schulz was re-elected as EP president after centre-left group S&D made an

During the first plenary session of the new European Parliament Martin Schulz was re-elected as EP president after centre-left group S&D made an

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Cameron pursues 'stop Juncker' campaign in European press

“Mr Juncker did not stand anywhere and was not elected by anyone.” So says David Cameron in an article published in several European newspapers on

“Mr Juncker did not stand anywhere and was not elected by anyone.” So says David Cameron in an article published in several European newspapers on

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EU job row rumbles on

The row between EU leaders over who should the run the European Commission once José Manuel Barroso leaves office shows no sign of slowing down. It

The row between EU leaders over who should the run the European Commission once José Manuel Barroso leaves office shows no sign of slowing down. It

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After the European elections: what shape is the future?

Populist and extremist parties took a quarter of the seats in the European elections, forcing the mainstream left and right into a de facto grand

Populist and extremist parties took a quarter of the seats in the European elections, forcing the mainstream left and right into a de facto grand

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Farage vs Le Pen: Battle of the Europhobes

The double lightning bolts the international media is talking about, far right Marine Le Pen of France and right-wing Nigel Farage of Britain, have

The double lightning bolts the international media is talking about, far right Marine Le Pen of France and right-wing Nigel Farage of Britain, have

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Le Pen looks for allies to form European Parliament bloc

French Front National leader Marine Le Pen and other far-right representatives have started negotiations to try to form a group in the European

French Front National leader Marine Le Pen and other far-right representatives have started negotiations to try to form a group in the European

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EU leaders agree to review priorities to win back public support

European Union leaders have met for the first time since voters stunned several member nations with their support for populist and far-right

European Union leaders have met for the first time since voters stunned several member nations with their support for populist and far-right

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Greece takes stock after momentous EU election vote

The European parliamentary election marked a turning point in Greek politics with voters delivering victory for the first time to a left wing

The European parliamentary election marked a turning point in Greek politics with voters delivering victory for the first time to a left wing

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Italy has mandate to ''change Europe'' claims PM Renzi

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said Italy has a mandate to change the future of Europe, after his resounding success in Sunday’s EU election

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said Italy has a mandate to change the future of Europe, after his resounding success in Sunday’s EU election

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Juncker claims centre-right win in European elections

The map of the new European parliament, despite the frothy announcements of a swing to the far-right, remains dominated by mainstream parties. The

The map of the new European parliament, despite the frothy announcements of a swing to the far-right, remains dominated by mainstream parties. The

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Greek surprise for Brussels in Euro elections

The European Elections in Greece have marked a turning point in its relationship with Europe. Voters largely split themselves between eurosceptic

The European Elections in Greece have marked a turning point in its relationship with Europe. Voters largely split themselves between eurosceptic

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European Parliament make-up and the battle for Commission presidency

In a night of upsets and celebrations the make-up of the European Parliament will get a new look. The centre-right European People’s Party remains

In a night of upsets and celebrations the make-up of the European Parliament will get a new look. The centre-right European People’s Party remains

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European elections at a glance

Swinging from far-left to far-right, the triumph of eurosceptics in the European Elections has left Brussels reeling. Elsewhere the picture is

Swinging from far-left to far-right, the triumph of eurosceptics in the European Elections has left Brussels reeling. Elsewhere the picture is

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Europe's night of seismic shocks for Brussels

It has been a night of seismic shocks for Europe as the election counts came in from all over the EU. One minor tremor that surprised many was that

It has been a night of seismic shocks for Europe as the election counts came in from all over the EU. One minor tremor that surprised many was that

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A successful year for the Le Pen's Front National

“No to Brussels, yes to France” has been Marine Le Pen’s campaign slogan. It is a clear message that has helped her mobilise supporters of the Front

“No to Brussels, yes to France” has been Marine Le Pen’s campaign slogan. It is a clear message that has helped her mobilise supporters of the Front

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EU politicians in final campaign meetings ahead of election

European Parliament President Martin Schulz, the centre-left’s candidate to lead the European Commission visited flood stricken areas in Croatia

European Parliament President Martin Schulz, the centre-left’s candidate to lead the European Commission visited flood stricken areas in Croatia

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Greece votes in Europe and local elections on Sunday

Greece votes on Sunday in the European elections and the second round of local elections. Greek political parties have been hiking up the rhetoric

Greece votes on Sunday in the European elections and the second round of local elections. Greek political parties have been hiking up the rhetoric

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Ireland and Czech Republic go to the polls in EU elections

Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic go to the polls on Friday in day two of the European Parliament elections. Austerity and the economy have

Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic go to the polls on Friday in day two of the European Parliament elections. Austerity and the economy have

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The EU Election. How does it work?

The European election is the world’s biggest after India with four days of voting in 28 countries. In essence, each member state holds a national

The European election is the world’s biggest after India with four days of voting in 28 countries. In essence, each member state holds a national