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Cecilia Malmström during her hearing todayThe European Parliament kicked off its hearings of Commission nominees today, with most of the attention focused on Sweden’s Cecilia Malmström, the current Home Affairs Commissioner who has been handed the hu…

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Act in haste – repent at leisure?The big question over Scottish independence may have been settled but the campaign has thrown up a whole host of further questions concerning the UK’s constitutional settlement that will need to be addressed in the near…

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The new French government, led by Prime Minister Manuel Valls, yesterday won its first vote of confidence in the National Assembly. That was expected, but the big news is that Valls and his government have fallen well short of winning an absolute major…

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