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A driver sparked a security alert today (8 September), after leaving a scooter parked near the front of the European Commission’s Berlaymont building. Heard in Europe sources said Commission security, fearing a potential bomb attack, called the cops after spotting the parked-up scooter, which appeared to have sailed serenely past the guards. Belgian police cordoned… » read more

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You must be smoking!

  “Fancy a quick cig break Michel?” One of the inconveniences of being President of the European Commission is the need to comply with those pesky EU anti-smoking rules. Jean-Claude Juncker is well-known for his love of a crafty cigarette – or 20. And he has form when it comes to flouting the rules… Former… » read more

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