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In Italy, the principle political events contesting the EU election have held their final main rallies, outlining very completely different visions of the European Union. Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has denounced an “more and more technocratic and undemocratic Europe” while her main opponent, Elly Schlein of the Democratic Party, has called for a “federal Europe now”.

Meanwhile a contemporary opinion ballot in France has confirmed a seemingly unassailable lead for the far-right National Rally, whereas Macron’s Renaissance, presently positioned second, is threatened by the Socialists.

In our Everyday Europe section, FRANCE 24’s Luke Brown explains how the EU is wrapping up guidelines with a view to cut back waste from packaging.

And Luke Brown additionally brings you our nation report from Estonia, the place civilians are volunteering for army coaching in case of a Russian incursion within the nation.

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