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Voters steer Europe to the right


Centre-right parties have done well in elections to the European Parliament, at the expense of the left.

Far-right and anti-immigration parties also made gains in a poll where turnout was its lowest since direct elections began 30 years ago.

Mark Mardell reports from Brussels.


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