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What you should do is editing with an HDV timeline. When you’re done editing, make a new sequence in your browser window and set up that sequence for your PAL settings. Drag the icon for your HDV sequence in your Browser window to your PAL timeline. (This is called “Nesting.” Nesting is dropping a sequence into another sequence).
And yes, your DVD content needs to be PAL if you’re in Europe.