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Leaders haggle over top EU jobs

EU leaders met in Brussels on Wednesday to carve up the bloc’s big jobs for the next five years. Heads of state and government are looking to pick


Will a woman lead the EU?

She has been called the Iron Lady from the East. Could 71-year-old Vaira Vike-Freiberge, the former Latvian President become the President of the


Top job consensus elusive

EU leaders are struggling to agree who should get the new top jobs created by the Lisbon Treaty. There is a strong feeling that one, probably the