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Ursula von der Leyen: First woman to hold EU's top job

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Ursula von der Leyen: First woman to hold EU's top job

Ursula von der Leyen: First woman to hold EU's top job

Former German defence minister is the new EU Commission president, after narrowly winning a parliament vote.

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