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As it happened: Monday, July 2

As it happened: Monday, July 2
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Copyright REUTERS
By Emma Beswick
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The latest news and updates as they happened this morning.

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Good morning, Europe. Today we were watching:

Mexico election: Left-wing candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks set to replace the conservative Enrique Pena Nieto as president with at least 53% of votes, according to the electoral authority's official quick count.

Both of his closest rivals have conceded and congratulated Obrador on his victory.

In a speech after the results were released, the 64-year-old said he would seek a friendly relationship with the United States based on cooperation and development.

The vote count began at 6 pm local time (1 am CEST), after which the president, both houses of congress, nine governors and almost 3,000 mayors and legislators will be elected.

Berlin: A political crisis has erupted in Germany after Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced he was resigning from government and the CSU party leadership on Sunday night.

World Cup: The world reacts following the shock departure of Spain and Denmark from the tournament.

Cycling: British cyclist Chris Froome has been cleared by the UCI in an anti-doping investigation.

Here's how events unfolded:

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