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The Brief from Brussels: EU unified on Brexit

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.

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France divided in two

France is split along both geographical and social lines in its support for Emmanuel Macronand Marine Le Pen.

France is split along both geographical and social lines in its support for Emmanuel Macronand Marine Le Pen.

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What choices for European women seeking gender equality?

Efforts to end discrimination that affects half of the European population have fallen through in a European Union dedicated to economic harmonisation.

Efforts to end discrimination that affects half of the European population have fallen through in a European Union dedicated to economic harmonisation.

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Macron and Le Pen's different economic strategies

Macron favours the euro, free trade and globalisation. Le Pen has described the run-off with Macron as a referendum on "uncontrolled globalisation".

Macron favours the euro, free trade and globalisation. Le Pen has described the run-off with Macron as a referendum on "uncontrolled globalisation".

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The choice facing France

Emmanuel Macron is the political newcomer up against far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen

Emmanuel Macron is the political newcomer up against far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen

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How do the French presidential candidates' programmes measure up?

Former investment banker and political novice-Emmanuel Macron will go head-to-head with far-right, _Front National_ leader-Marine Le Pen for the keys to the Élysée Palace. But how do their policy prop

Former investment banker and political novice-Emmanuel Macron will go head-to-head with far-right, _Front National_ leader-Marine Le Pen for the keys to the Élysée Palace. But how do their policy prop

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Moscow "ready to resume relations" with the EU

Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.

Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.

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Eurozone economy powers ahead

The eurozone economy is enjoying strong broad-based growth as businesses increased activity at the fastest rate for six years in April.

The eurozone economy is enjoying strong broad-based growth as businesses increased activity at the fastest rate for six years in April.

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The EU must prepare itself for President Le Pen in France

After the UK's unexpected vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s unexpected triumph in the US presidential election last year, you might imagine that EU leaders have developed detailed contingency plans for a victory by the far-right National Front’s Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential election.

After the UK's unexpected vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s unexpected triumph in the US presidential election last year, you might imagine that EU leaders have developed detailed contingency plans for a victory by the far-right National Front’s Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential election.

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EU's Tusk wary 'smear campaign' lies behind Polish probe

European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int

European Council president Donald Tusk has said a Polish military investigation that the probe is part of a smear campaign organised by his political opponents Prosecutors are investigating former int

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EU warns Turkey on death penalty 'red line'

The European Commission wants Turkey to investigate “alleged irregularities” in Sunday’s referendum boosting the power of President Erdogan.

The European Commission wants Turkey to investigate “alleged irregularities” in Sunday’s referendum boosting the power of President Erdogan.

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Hungary protesters send noisy message to PM Orban

Thousands rallied in Budapest to denounce a right-wing government they accuse of trying to silence criticism.

Thousands rallied in Budapest to denounce a right-wing government they accuse of trying to silence criticism.