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Euroskeptic election surge gives EU a headache

People watch a board displaying provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

People watch a board displaying provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

People watch a board displaying provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A board displays provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

A board displays provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

A board displays provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
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Jean Claude Junker makes a statement on the provisional results of the European elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Jean Claude Junker makes a statement on the provisional results of the European elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Jean Claude Junker makes a statement on the provisional results of the European elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
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Party workers at the Swedish Feminist Initiative, a feminist political party, celebrate to the exit polls that make the party Sweden's second biggest party in the European Parliament elections, in Stockholm May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News Agency

Party workers at the Swedish Feminist Initiative, a feminist political party, celebrate to the exit polls that make the party Sweden's second biggest party in the European Parliament elections, in Stockholm May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News...more

Party workers at the Swedish Feminist Initiative, a feminist political party, celebrate to the exit polls that make the party Sweden's second biggest party in the European Parliament elections, in Stockholm May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News Agency
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Members of the electoral table count the ballots next to a member (L) of the Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) after the European Parliament elections at a polling station in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Members of the electoral table count the ballots next to a member (L) of the Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) after the European Parliament elections at a polling station in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Members of the electoral table count the ballots next to a member (L) of the Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) after the European Parliament elections at a polling station in Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Jean Claude Junker makes a statement on the provisional results of the European elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Jean Claude Junker makes a statement on the provisional results of the European elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Jean Claude Junker makes a statement on the provisional results of the European elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
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Jean-Francois Cope (R), France's centre-right UMP political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at their party headquarters in Paris, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Jean-Francois Cope (R), France's centre-right UMP political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at their party headquarters in Paris, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Jean-Francois Cope (R), France's centre-right UMP political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at their party headquarters in Paris, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau
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A board displays provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

A board displays provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

A board displays provisional results of the European Parliament election at the EU Parliament in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
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Marine Le Pen, France's National Front political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at the party's headquarters in Nanterre, near Paris, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Marine Le Pen, France's National Front political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at the party's headquarters in Nanterre, near Paris, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Marine Le Pen, France's National Front political party head, reacts to results after the polls closed in the European Parliament elections at the party's headquarters in Nanterre, near Paris, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Soraya Post, prime candidate for the Swedish Feminist Initiative, a feminist political party, reacts to the exit polls that give her a ticket to Brussels in the European Parliament elections, in Stockholm May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News Agency

Soraya Post, prime candidate for the Swedish Feminist Initiative, a feminist political party, reacts to the exit polls that give her a ticket to Brussels in the European Parliament elections, in Stockholm May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News...more

Soraya Post, prime candidate for the Swedish Feminist Initiative, a feminist political party, reacts to the exit polls that give her a ticket to Brussels in the European Parliament elections, in Stockholm May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Maja Suslin/TT News Agency
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European Parliamentary election ballot papers, from the local area, are counted, in Southampton, southern England May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

European Parliamentary election ballot papers, from the local area, are counted, in Southampton, southern England May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

European Parliamentary election ballot papers, from the local area, are counted, in Southampton, southern England May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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European Parliamentary election ballot papers, from the local area, are sorted as part of the count, in Southampton, southern England May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

European Parliamentary election ballot papers, from the local area, are sorted as part of the count, in Southampton, southern England May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

European Parliamentary election ballot papers, from the local area, are sorted as part of the count, in Southampton, southern England May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Belgian King Albert II and Queen Paola wait in the queue to cast their vote for the European Parliament and Belgium general elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Belgian King Albert II and Queen Paola wait in the queue to cast their vote for the European Parliament and Belgium general elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal

Belgian King Albert II and Queen Paola wait in the queue to cast their vote for the European Parliament and Belgium general elections in Brussels May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
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Gabor Vona, the chairman of the far-right Jobbik party and his wife Krisztina leave a ballot booth to vote on the European Parliamentary elections in Budapest May 25, 2014. Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Gabor Vona, the chairman of the far-right Jobbik party and his wife Krisztina leave a ballot booth to vote on the European Parliamentary elections in Budapest May 25, 2014. Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Gabor Vona, the chairman of the far-right Jobbik party and his wife Krisztina leave a ballot booth to vote on the European Parliamentary elections in Budapest May 25, 2014. Reuters/Laszlo Balogh
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Gabor Vona, the chairman of the far-right Jobbik party, casts his ballot helped by his son Benedek next to his wife Krisztina during European Parliamentary elections in Budapest May 25, 2014. Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Gabor Vona, the chairman of the far-right Jobbik party, casts his ballot helped by his son Benedek next to his wife Krisztina during European Parliamentary elections in Budapest May 25, 2014. Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Gabor Vona, the chairman of the far-right Jobbik party, casts his ballot helped by his son Benedek next to his wife Krisztina during European Parliamentary elections in Budapest May 25, 2014. Reuters/Laszlo Balogh
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Belgian Flemish right-wing party (N-VA) President Bart De Wever prepares to cast his vote for the European Parliament and Belgium's general elections in Deurne near Antwerp May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Belgian Flemish right-wing party (N-VA) President Bart De Wever prepares to cast his vote for the European Parliament and Belgium's general elections in Deurne near Antwerp May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Belgian Flemish right-wing party (N-VA) President Bart De Wever prepares to cast his vote for the European Parliament and Belgium's general elections in Deurne near Antwerp May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Citizens cast their votes for the European Parliament and Belgium's general elections in Deurne near Antwerp May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Citizens cast their votes for the European Parliament and Belgium's general elections in Deurne near Antwerp May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Citizens cast their votes for the European Parliament and Belgium's general elections in Deurne near Antwerp May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A girl holding a doll waits for her mother outside a voting booth during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A girl holding a doll waits for her mother outside a voting booth during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A girl holding a doll waits for her mother outside a voting booth during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man casts his vote during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man casts his vote during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man casts his vote during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A woman casts her vote during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman casts her vote during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman casts her vote during European Parliament and Lithuania's presidential elections in Vilnius May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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