Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections for the first time.
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European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge
European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament.
French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast
French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week's bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said.
Ukraine president holds contest for new 'highly moral' lawmaker candidates
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's team on Monday invited applications from members of the public to fight a snap election in July for his new Servant of the People party, betting they can wrench power from a discredited political class.
Nasdaq pulls out of Oslo Bors battle, handing Euronext victory
Nasdaq withdrew its offer for Oslo Bors on Monday, giving pan-European exchange Euronext free rein to pursue its bid for the Norwegian stock market operator after a five-month battle.
UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks
Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament election, warning that he would turn British politics upside down if denied.
Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment
Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment.
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