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Fact check: Bayer does not ‘finance’ ALDE

The European Parliament is the main source of money for European parties, including Marine Le Pen’s ENF. But Bayer did provide money to ALDE for their yearly gathering, as Marine Le Pen has claimed. When…

Farmers want fair prices, not subsidies

The French President calls for a “more protective, more pragmatic, more ambitious” Common Agricultural Policy. It won’t be enough to help the French farmers out of the crisis. The Paris International Agricultural Show is an…

The Commission is right about Alstom-Siemens

Allowing Alstom and Siemens train businesses to merge would have pushed the prices up. Criticizing “Brussels” and the Commission is a national sport in France – and one in which the extreme usually thrive. But…


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