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EU Priorities 2020 02-05-2013

Economy dominates Letta’s first Brussels visit

Italy's newly appointed Prime Minister Enirco Letta landed in Brussels yesterday evening (1 May) for a two-day visit to the EU capital, with the economic and political situation at the centre of discussion.
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Brexit 09-04-2013

Thatcher: a European legacy

The UK's first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died on Monday in London aged 87 after suffering a stroke. As the longest serving premier of the 20th century, she was one of the most influential and controversial political leaders Europe and the world has ever seen. 'May I thank you for offering me this opportunity to reply. It seems to me that some people do not like me to reply quite as vigorously as they attack me. It is a reciprocal business with us, I hope it is with you', said Baroness Thatcher.
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Brexit 08-04-2013

Barroso on the death of Margaret Thatcher

The death of former UK premier Baroness Margaret Thatcher today (8 April) has elicited a barrage of comments from a continent that she influenced, encouraged, liberalised and loathed in equal measure. Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, said: "Let me, on behalf of myself and the European Commission, say that I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher.
21-06-2012

Ex-Romanian PM, imprisoned for corruption, attempts suicide

Adrian N?stase, Romania's prime minister between 2000 and 2004, attempted to commit suicide yesterday (20 June) shortly after being sentenced by the Supreme Court to two years in prison on corruption charges, police said.

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