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Heard in Europe almost spoke to Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger in an exclusive interview today after he apologised for comments mocking the Chinese, gay marriage and Wallonia. We couldn’t reach him so we spoke to his parody Twitter account @GOettinger instead. Why did you decide to apologise today? My liver tell me what to say.… » read more

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One angry European is trying to get MEPs to take a stand against their British colleagues who support the UK leaving the European Union. An online petition was set up asking MEPs to walk out during the European Parliament’s plenary session next week (4-7 July) whenever a British MEP “who does not support Europe” takes… » read more

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Angela Merkel must be exhausted from playing hardball on the future of Greece. She today showed a never-before-seen sensitive side while visiting a school in Rostock. Despite the crises going on in Europe, at least Germany’s doing well. A banner behind Merkel read, “Living well in Germany. What’s important to us.” The chancellor started talking… » read more

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