It's back to school at the European Parliament as the first plenary session takes place today since the EU May's elections. Old faces are returning to the corridors of power and new ones are trying to find their way around. Some who never thought they'd be back, have unexpectedly returned.
EU leaders meet on Sunday to thrash out a deal over the team that will guide the bloc for the next five years. The power game between the French and German leaders will be key to breakthroughs. Paris is pushing for French Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, while Berlin is sticking to Manfred Weber.
Brussels demanded London provide information after EU citizens in the UK "were confronted with a number of obstacles" to participate in last month's EU elections.
"Fidesz is doing a good job in Hungary and they have a good economic development there. On the other hand..."
A new report showed that while racial and ethnic minorities make 10 percent of the EU’s population, only 5 percent of those elected into the European Parliament this election represented those populations.
The MEPs who came next on their national lists are waiting for Brexit to happen before they can take their seats. Because they aren't being paid, many of them are still working their current jobs.
The news marks a major U-turn for the Hungarian prime minister, who has long been at odds with the centre-right spitzenkandidat.
Europe has spoken and the centre is shrinking, while far-right, liberals and Greens have gained. We look at what's next for the EU.
The newly elected don't officially become MEPs until 2 July. So what are they up to until then?
Brussels is digesting the election results this Monday, but Tuesday will be see EU leaders meet in the Belgian capital to barter over who will take over the Commission President's job from Jean-Claude Juncker this Autumn.
EU leaders are in Brussels to weigh in on who should take the top jobs in the bloc
For all the latest analysis on the EU elections, be sure to catch this episode of Raw Politics.
EPP spitzenkandidat Weber is by far bookies' favourite with odds of 1/1 (50%), although Barnier is in second place at 6/1 (14.3%), which came after his odds were slashed by nearly a third since November 2018, according to Ladbrokes.