Macron urges EU to be ‘bold’ as he outlines ideas for overhaul

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He proposes a 'common defence force,' two agencies handling counter-terrorism intelligence and new talks about a tax on financial transactions.

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Emmanuel Macron has outlined a torrent of initiatives to overhaul the EU as he urged the bloc to be “bold” to thwart the populist threat, in the most integrationist speech by a French leader since the creation of the euro, reports the Financial Times.