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Insight: Threat of protest vote casts long shadow over European elections

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the diplomatic parlor games popular in Brussels, few issues are generating more gossip or being talked about more animatedly than next year's elections to the European Parliament.Full story

Hungary's Orban accuses Europe of 'Soviet-style' meddling

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary accused the European Parliament on Friday of resorting to Soviet-style methods that challenged the country's sovereignty by passing a resolution deploring recent changes to the constitution. Full story

EU carbon market expects narrow win in crucial rescue vote

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - Members of the European Parliament on Wednesday will vote on a compromise plan to try to prop up the EU emissions market, the world's biggest carbon trading scheme. Full story

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