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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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Nigel Farage’s attempt to step back from his role as leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party was today (11 May) soundly rejected by his colleagues. He will carry on, which given his survival of an aeroplane crash during the last election and a nosedive in votes at this one, starts to make him look… » read more

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage is trying hard to keep his team together in the European Parliament. Since European elections last year, British MEPs from UKIP and Italy’s Five Star Movement have been part of the same parliamentary group, Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy [EFD]. But after the arrival of controversial Polish MEP Robert Jaroslaw… » read more

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