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Italy's referendum - what's at stake for the EU?

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is staking his future in Sunday’s referendum on the overhaul of the country’s constitution.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is staking his future in Sunday’s referendum on the overhaul of the country’s constitution.

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Tunisia's president seeks support in Brussels

Tunisia’s president has come to Brussels to meet EU officials, as he seeks to boost security and shore up the country’s fragile economy – six years after the Arab Spring…

Tunisia’s president has come to Brussels to meet EU officials, as he seeks to boost security and shore up the country’s fragile economy – six years after the Arab Spring…

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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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'Europe shows understanding towards Turkey' - migration commissioner

With members of the European Parliament recently voting to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey, and subsequent threats from President Erdogan, questions are mounting over the future of Brussels-Ank

With members of the European Parliament recently voting to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey, and subsequent threats from President Erdogan, questions are mounting over the future of Brussels-Ank

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When talking of loathsome regimes, Juncker thinks of Saudi Arabia

Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, mused why no one ever grilled him on the interactions with Saudi Arabia when discussing the “loathsome” regimes that have dealings with the…

Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, mused why no one ever grilled him on the interactions with Saudi Arabia when discussing the “loathsome” regimes that have dealings with the…

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Renzi in Bologna to campaign for constitutional reform

Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi has tried to muster support in Bologna for the country’s upcoming referendum on constitutional reform.

Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi has tried to muster support in Bologna for the country’s upcoming referendum on constitutional reform.

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Marine Le Pen won't be France's next president, says Juncker

Jean Claude Juncker addresses the 'big issues' affecting Europe and the EU today. From Trump, to Brexit and the rise of the far-right.

Jean Claude Juncker addresses the 'big issues' affecting Europe and the EU today. From Trump, to Brexit and the rise of the far-right.

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EU-Turkey relations: the 'fear' factor

MEPs have voted in favour of freezing Turkey’s EU membership talks, passing a non-binding resolution in Strasbourg.

MEPs have voted in favour of freezing Turkey’s EU membership talks, passing a non-binding resolution in Strasbourg.

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50 years of Turkish steps towards and back from the European Union

Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.

Turkey’s first steps towards accession to Europe go back more than 50 years, when Ankara asked for an association agreement with the European Economic Community.

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EU passes anti-propaganda resolution, angers Russia's Putin

Russia and Islamist terrorist groups are increasingly targeting the EU with propaganda – the warning in a resolution approved by MEPs, which aims to combat anti-Europe…

Russia and Islamist terrorist groups are increasingly targeting the EU with propaganda – the warning in a resolution approved by MEPs, which aims to combat anti-Europe…

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Turkey slams EU for organising vote on halting accession talks

Turkey's President Erdogan slams the EU for its upcoming vote on halting membership talks, saying the ballot has "no value" in Turkish eyes.

Turkey's President Erdogan slams the EU for its upcoming vote on halting membership talks, saying the ballot has "no value" in Turkish eyes.