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Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values

In an unusual visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched a sharp attack on MEPs after they criticized the state of democracy in Hungary. Orban strongly defended his government’s record as the Parliament presented a report calling Budapest to remove constitutional changes that some claim limit democracy…

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Commissioner Hearings: Valdis Dombrovskis Commissioner Hearings: Valdis Dombrovskis

Honourable Chairs, honourable Members of the European Parliament, first of all, I would like to thank you for this opportunity to address you today and outline the activities to be made in the upcoming five years for the sake of the economy and people of Europe. During the past five years, spent in the position…

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Socialists lash out against ‘Europe 2020’ economic plans Socialists lash out against ‘Europe 2020’ economic plans

Beres: We get the impression that you are bringing about a break in the social pact between the governments.. ..and the citizens of of the European Union. You are suggesting that the age for retirement in Europe should be increased, that unemployment benefits should be decreased, that there should be technical modifications.. ..to the salary…

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Nigel Farage: EU kills democracy in Greece Nigel Farage: EU kills democracy in Greece

I noticed during your speech Mr Barroso there was an all pervading sense of gloom. I saw for the first time, even your supporters shaking their heads, they don’t believe it what you are saying, the European people don’t believe in what you are saying, and I don’t really think even you now believe in…

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Farage vs. Tajani: Battle over history Farage vs. Tajani: Battle over history

I don’t think there are any people who are nostalgic for nazism or the communist dictatorship from the Soviet block, two ghastly and devastating political systems which caused wounds for Europe. Thank god these two dictatorships have vanished due to the European Union. (clapping) (Farage) HAHAHAHAHA Why are you laughing? It’s really not a laughing…

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Italian Socialist David Sassoli, new president of the European Parliament Italian Socialist David Sassoli, new president of the European Parliament

das ist eine gute wahl und jetzt soll er zweieinhalb jahre dieses parlament und ich führen und wenn der anteil von dem tatsächlich umsetzt wasser seiner antrittsrede angesprochen hat dann hat ein gutes werk getan der präsident von coming from the european top jobs problem

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