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08:49 UK time, Thursday, 11 March 2010

"I can assure you that I am now at the height of my popularity in Flanders" - Herman Van Rompuy thanks Nigel Farage for raising his profile

If the president of the European Council was suffering from lack of recognition, the attack by Ukip MEP Nigel Farage, in which he said Mr Van Rumpuy had "all the charisma of a damp rag" has done much to amplify his profile, he says.
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