Get a taste of some of the interesting and quirky happenings in Europe from our Europe correspondent, Ann Cahill.
The European Parliament will debate the state of the EU on Wednesday with French president François Hollande and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
It marks 25 years since German reunification and echoes the appearance there of chancellor Helmut Kohl and president Francois Mitterrand 26 years ago.
It will be interesting to see if any of the MEPs mention the main change since then, the shifting balance between the EU’s two largest states.
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