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03/03 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

FT Europe Emboldened Trump takes aim at Republican establishment. Tycoon seeks to build on Super Tuesday gains; Clinton dominant in Democratic race.

WSJEUnanimity at the UN Security Council over North Korea. Every member of the UN Security Council, including the US, China and Russia, voted Wednesday to impose new sanctions on North Korea, demanding that it roll back its advancing nuclear-weapons and ballistic-missile programmes.

INYTTrump aided by support that is deep and diverse. Followers are expressing strong backing that could keep him at front of pack.

BBC Europe – Tusk warns illegal economic migrants: Do not come here. European Council President Donald Tusk has warned illegal economic migrants against coming to Europe, during a new push to solve the EU migrant crisis. He said illegal economic migrants were risking “lives and money” for nothing.

FRANCE 

Le MondeSuper Tuesday: Trump and Clinton still ahead. Donald Trump won seven states and remains ahead of his competitors, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Hillary Clinton is also in the lead for the Democrats thanks to the very large approval of African-Americans.

Les EchosFrench industry does not benefit from recovery. France lost another 44 industrial sites in 2015. Investments remain penalised by a lack of confidence in the future.

GERMANY 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ)Berlin rejects Vienna’s demands of daily refugees’ quota. Sigmar Gabriel: the change in refugee policy has already taken place. EU aid for Athens.

Sueddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) – Duel between Trump and Clinton is getting closer. After his triumph in the Super Tuesday, the billionaire is on track to get the nomination among Republicans. Bernie Sanders is unlikely to challenge Clinton’s presidential investiture for the Democrats.

ITALY

La RepubblicaResisting Damascus. Syria, journey across the fragile ceasefire: “the Caliph will strike again, we will stop him.” Secrets services: risks of infiltration of Daech through the migrants arriving from the Balkans.

Il Sole 24 OrePrecompilata 2016: bonus on housing and furniture. Easier to deduct 50% for furniture and electrical appliances in the event the boiler needs to be replaced.

POLAND

Gazette WyborczaPolish Government charges at the Venice Commission. The Polish government demands that the Venice Commission postpones by three months a release of the final version of its report on the situation in Poland and that the Council of Europe cancels a debate about Poland. Strasbourg is surprised.

SPAIN

El PaisInvestiture session: the debate dispels hopes toward Sanchez’s investiture. PSOE and Ciudadanos do not get enough votes for their government agreement.

UK
The TimesPutin ‘weaponising’ migrants. General Philip Breedlove, Nato’s top commander in Europe. accused President Putin of weaponising the migrant crisis in an effort to push Europe to the brink of collapse.

The Guardian Rolls-Royce warns its staff of Brexit risks. BMW-owned firm says EU exits could raise costs and jeopardise trade.

 

 

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