EU leaders ponder future with far right and hard left after elections

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Long battle expected over post of new European commission chief as Strasbourg parliament faces deeper divisions Angela Merkel arrives for a meeting of EU leaders, in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA The fallout from the tumultuous European elections has begun to hit politics across the continent, as a senior member of the German government labelled France’s Front National fascist, a description echoed by a European commission leader. Speaking at a conference in Berlin, Wolfgang Schäuble, the German finance minister and one of the most influential politicians in the EU, deplored the outcome of the polls in France at the weekend, when Marine Le Pen’s Front National made…

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