London and Berlin Demand Cuts Sparring Expected over Next EU Budget

Only weeks ahead of the next major European Union summit, negotiators in the member states are seeking to draw lines in the sand over the club's next budget. Both London and Berlin are demanding significant cuts, placing them on a collision course with the European Commission and many Eastern European countries.
The European Parliament during a session in Strasbourg, France: A heated debate is taking shape over the EU's next seven-year budget.

The European Parliament during a session in Strasbourg, France: A heated debate is taking shape over the EU's next seven-year budget.

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