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Status quo powers fall away in EU elections earthquake

In what is seen as referendum on a six-decade integration project, anti-integration parties gain power - along with centrist liberals and greens.

A child plays at a voting booth in Germany on Sunday as her mother casts her ballot; a mixed message from voters resulting in a more fragmented political landscape will set the EU political agenda into the 2020s.

SUNDAY night's results from the high turnout European Parliament (EP) elections, the biggest multi-country election in the world, saw gains for anti-integration parties - and also centrist liberals and greens. In what will be widely perceived as a referendum on the six-decade integration project...

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