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Nigel Farage has managed to form a new Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) group in the European Parliament. The group comprises 48 MEPs from seven EU member states. The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats and the Latvian Farmers’ Union both joined for…

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With the deadline for the registration of European Parliament political groups set to expire early next week (the European Parliament’s equivalent of a transfer window), even the moves of individual MEPs can be decisive.Nigel Farage suffered an unexpec…

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Now it’s official: Italy’s anti-establishment Five-Star Movement will try to form an alliance with UKIP in the new European Parliament. Beppe Grillo launched an online survey of Five-Star members and activists on his blog yesterday, and 78% of votes we…

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