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EU, good (and bad) news from Germany

The European Union welcomes Angela Merkel's re-election as Germany's chancellor, but also witnesses the historic breakthrough of a far-right, anti-immigration party like the Afd, the first time in 60 years that such a party sits in the Bundestag. Just a week ago, the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker called for a more integrated Europe - while Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, speaking in Florence, showed her will to unblock the stalled Brexit talks.

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