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Taoiseach Enda Kenny has denied that Britain is now close to leaving the EU, writes Shona Murray in Brussels.

29th June, 2014

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has denied that Britain is now closer than ever to exiting the European Union, following Friday’s decision by EU heads of state and government to nominate former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker for president of the European Commission.

“We’ll continue to work very closely with Britain,” said Kenny. The prime minister [David Cameron] made it very clear that he wants Britain to stay in the union. he has a plan...

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