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EC President: Ursula von der Leyen

Hidden in plain sight, some of the world’s most influential politicians will take their new positions within the EU in July.

3 July7 minute listen

Analysis: Ursula von der Leyen’s elevation sparks bafflement in Germany

The Financial Times

3 July7 minute listen

Anne McElvoy: The new power women at the helm in Europe have a lot on their plates

Evening Standard


4 July8 minute listen

EU leaders’ arduous deal on top jobs may yet fall apart

The Economist

17 July4 minute listen

Lionel Laurent: Merkel and Macron Got von der Leyen Elected, Barely