Poland's wartime £4bn gold haul returned in top-secret mission

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More than 100 tonnes of gold has been returned from London to Poland in a top-secret repatriation mission.

The haul worth around $5bn (£3.85bn) was transported from a secret location near the capital to an unknown airport in London, accompanied by a police escort and a helicopter, and loaded onto a freighter plane and flown off to Poland.

Politico lists 19 Romanians to watch during country’s EU Council presidency

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Luminita Odobescu, the Romanian ambassador to the EU, and Corina Cretu, the EU Regional Policy Commissioner, lead a list of 19 Romanians to watch as the country holds the rotating EU Council presidency.

Romania took over the presidency on January 1 and will hold it until the end of June.