16 Jul 2019

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Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

The German will become the first female president of the European Commission, after a close vote.

16 Jul 2019 6:04pm GMT

EU Commission: What is it and what does it do?

The European Commission is a key EU body - what is it and who gets to be part of it?

16 Jul 2019 5:57pm GMT

Turkish sailors held hostage by armed pirates in Nigeria

They were kidnapped by pirates - reportedly for ransom - although eight managed to escape.

16 Jul 2019 5:23pm GMT