Belgian tipped for EU post; Miliband may decline

Belgian leader Herman Van Rompuy and Britain`s David Miliband have emerged as the front-runners for two top jobs in the European Union, but the British minister has distanced himself from the post of foreign policy chief.

Gordon Brown backs Tony Blair for top EU post

Tony Blair`s undeclared,
behind-the-scenes bid for the presidency of the European Union
received a boost on Wednesday when his old Labour Party rival, Prime
Minister Gordon Brown, offered his endorsement.