Former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk faces challenge at the European Council

Indipendent: On Monday, Mr Van Rompuy steps down as European Council President, the post that oversees meetings of the 28 EU leaders. He is replaced by Donald Tusk, a former Polish Prime Minister who spent seven years dominating the political landscape in the nation of 38 million people. Read full article, comments by Richard Corbett (UK, MEP) and Mark Leonard (director of the European Council on Foreign Relations) here.