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EU leaders met virtually to try to forge a path toward economic recovery — and they found a way not to disagree, by deciding in advance not to try to agree. With the European Commission now tasked with producing a plan, what are the main sticking points to getting Europe up and running again?
POLITICO’s David Herszenhorn and Jacopo Barigazzi take us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the European Council, explaining how things typically work and how that’s changed in the coronavirus era.
Our podcast panel digs into the battles over the economy and the row over Britain’s decision not to take part in an EU effort to procure medical equipment. We also explore some stories that didn’t get so much attention because the world has been transfixed by the coronavirus.
And we bid a fond farewell — for now — to our U.K. correspondent and panel regular Annabelle Dickson, who shares some joyful news with our listeners.