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Leaders set to review EU's agenda after Eurosceptic surge

European leaders will review the economic area's agenda after voters "sent a strong message" in the election which saw a surge from Eurosceptic parties, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has said.

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BNP leader Nick Griffin concedes Euro election defeat

BNP leader Nick Griffin appeared to have lost his European Parliament seat tonight.

Apparently conceding he would no longer be an MEP in the North West, he tweeted from his @nickgriffinmep account:

Scuffles broke out as he arrived at Manchester Town Hall for the Euro elections count.

Protesters screaming, "Nazi scum" surrounded his car and dozens of police officers struggled to keep them separated from Mr Griffin and a handful of his supporters.

Mr Griffin blamed Ukip for his defeat, claiming they were now the protest party of choice, were not anti-immigration and were "anti-working class and going nowhere".

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