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European Parliament elections 2014

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Who are the well-paid MEPs not turning up to key votes?

New figures shine a light on the MEPs who are missing key votes in the European Parliament – despite taking home bumper salaries. Analysis of

New figures shine a light on the MEPs who are missing key votes in the European Parliament – despite taking home bumper salaries. Analysis of

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Eurosceptics unite in bid to sack Juncker’s European Commission

Eurosceptics have united to table a bid to sack Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission over the Luxembourg tax scandal. MEPs from Britain’s

Eurosceptics have united to table a bid to sack Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission over the Luxembourg tax scandal. MEPs from Britain’s

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Juncker wants more women in top EU jobs

Incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says he wants to get more women into top jobs at the EU executive. He wants at least ten

Incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says he wants to get more women into top jobs at the EU executive. He wants at least ten

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EU job horse trading returns Schulz to EP presidency

German MEP Martin Schulz campaigned to become European Commission president on a platform of ending backroom deals inside the EU. But it was just

German MEP Martin Schulz campaigned to become European Commission president on a platform of ending backroom deals inside the EU. But it was just

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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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Britain and Europe still writhing after all these years

When Britain applied to join the original six founding members of the European Economic Community (EEC) — join the Common Market, that is — French

When Britain applied to join the original six founding members of the European Economic Community (EEC) — join the Common Market, that is — French

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Cameron faces UK parliament over Juncker defeat

British Prime Minister David Cameron has declared the UK can do business with Jean-Claude Junker. This comes after Cameron failed to prevent

British Prime Minister David Cameron has declared the UK can do business with Jean-Claude Junker. This comes after Cameron failed to prevent

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EU's 'travelling circus' hits the road again

The European Parliament’s travelling circus is on the road again for the first time since May’s EU election. MEPs have decamped to Strasbourg

The European Parliament’s travelling circus is on the road again for the first time since May’s EU election. MEPs have decamped to Strasbourg

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Wilders and Le Pen fail to form European parliament group

Dutch eurosceptic Geert Wilders has said his Party for Freedom and four others including France’s Front National led by Marine Le Pen had failed to

Dutch eurosceptic Geert Wilders has said his Party for Freedom and four others including France’s Front National led by Marine Le Pen had failed to

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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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UKIP 'hoping' to form alliance with Italy's 5-Star Movement

Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage has said he hopes to form an alliance in the European Parliament with Italy’s

Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage has said he hopes to form an alliance in the European Parliament with Italy’s

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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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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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8 things we have learnt from the European elections 2014

[View the story “8 things we learnt from EU elections” on Storify]8 things we learnt from EU electionsSo what did we learn from the European

[View the story “8 things we learnt from EU elections” on Storify]8 things we learnt from EU electionsSo what did we learn from the European

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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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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 Elections 2014: A redrawing of Europe's political tribes?

In just a few hours time we will know which of the party figureheads has been successful in their quest to be leader of the largest faction in the

In just a few hours time we will know which of the party figureheads has been successful in their quest to be leader of the largest faction in the

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Greece votes in European and second-round local elections

Greece votes in the European elections and the second round of local elections. Greek political parties have been playing on voters’ fears of more

Greece votes in the European elections and the second round of local elections. Greek political parties have been playing on voters’ fears of more

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Europe votes: France and Germany

As most EU countries head to the polls on Sunday, euronews spoke to some of the voters in France and Germany. In Paris one voter commented: “

As most EU countries head to the polls on Sunday, euronews spoke to some of the voters in France and Germany. In Paris one voter commented: “

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Europe votes: Hungary and Italy

As part of our quick tour around Europe, euronews met some of the voters in Hungary. They told our correspondent Beatrix Asboth why it’s important

As part of our quick tour around Europe, euronews met some of the voters in Hungary. They told our correspondent Beatrix Asboth why it’s important

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Final day of voting in European elections

Most EU countries go to the polls today on the final day of voting in the European elections. Germany, Spain, France and Poland are among 21

Most EU countries go to the polls today on the final day of voting in the European elections. Germany, Spain, France and Poland are among 21

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Italy's researchers pin hopes on 'more' Europe after elections

Italy is voting on Sunday for who will represent them in Europe. Despite reports of growing euroscepticism, there are still people who believe in the

Italy is voting on Sunday for who will represent them in Europe. Despite reports of growing euroscepticism, there are still people who believe in the