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Is the EU Council press office trying to tell the Greeks something? They’ve made the somewhat astonishing decision to use a giant picture of a Trojan Horse on their Storify, which is dedicated to journalists’ tweets about Greece and tonight’s summit of eurozone leaders on the crisis. Now international diplomacy isn’t an easy game to… » read more

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Since Juncker came to power, the whole European Commission has been a hive of activity. Well not the whole Commission, according to whispers that have wound their way to Heard in Europe. A number of former spokespeople have found themselves somewhat at a loose end since the transition. Not all “spokes” got a plum reassignment… » read more

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Revenge, they say, is a dish best served cold. Or in the case of the Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission, revenge is a dish best served next week in a no-holds-barred interview on BBC television. Anne Glover is expected to spill the beans about what the poor handling of science and policy-making under… » read more

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