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In need of an ice-breaker

The traditional ‘family photo’ from today’s EU summit…Is it just us, or does it seem as if the couple at the end, Ashton and Berlusconi, don’t quite know what to talk about…?(Which could have something to do with the fact that one is your typical m…

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EU Foreign Minister Catherine Ashton is absent from the meeting of EU defence ministers in Majorca today – the first to be held since the Lisbon Treaty came into force.AFP reports that the defence ministers will be considering increased permanent struc…

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