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The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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David Lidington enters a possible career-ending parallel universe

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With Theresa May off in Bahrain painting her Turner prize-losing Brexit red, white and blue, the short straw of standing in for her at prime minister’s questions fell to the leader of the house. It was David Lidington’s bad luck to have found himself up against a forensic Emily Thornberry rather than the haphazard Jeremy Corbyn; it was his misjudgment to come to the house almost totally unprepared.

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What the defeat of Italy's Renzi means for the EU

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's defeat in a referendum over his plan to reform the constitution is a harbinger of further uncertainty in Europe next year where populist parties are making gains in the key economies of France , Germany and the Netherlands.

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