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Tusk and Merkel “discuss the World Cup” ahead of today’s European Council summit (h/t Maciek Sokolowski)Yesterday, we reported that Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini’s bid to become the next EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs has…

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Own-goal alert.When selected as the Socialists’ candidate for the European Commission President, Martin Schulz claimed that:“I want to be the first President of the Commission who is not the result of a backroom deal in a Brussels office.”This is the…

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As is traditional, a leaked copy of the next EU Summit Conclusions has already been making its way around the media long before the summit has even commenced (due on 17-18 October).As it is still an early draft, little can be drawn from these ‘con…

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