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04/05 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

FTRznzi seeks support for Italy votes deal. PM has made high-stakes gamble on getting electoral law passed.

WSJE5 years on. Greece back on the brink. Five years into the biggest bailout of a debtor in history, Greece is closer to the brink than ever, with time running out to avert a bankruptcy that could destabilize not only the eurozone but the global economy as well.

INYTChina, Pursuing Strategic Interests, Builds Presence in Antarctica. China’s operations on the continent are growing fast, leaving the United States and Australia, with stagnant budgets, wondering what China wants.

FRANCE 

Le MondeThe excesses of the israeli army in Gaza. summer 2014 Gaza Strip. An old Palestinian man is lying on the ground. He walked too close to an Israeli army post. One soldier decided to target him. He was seriously wounded in the leg, and is not moving. Is he alive? The soldiers argue. One of them decides to end the discussion. He shot the old man.

Les EchosRafale : Sales contract signed in the presence of Hollande. Qatar ia also on track for a sales contract

GERMANY

Frankfurter AllgemeineDeadly attack on Mohammed exhibition. Two men attacked a Texas a conference center, which hosted an Islam-critical issue. They were shot by police

Sueddeutsche Zeitung – IS boasts of attacking Muhammad cartoons exhibition. n an Islam-critical event in the US state of Texas shots are fired. Two men are killed in a subsequent shootout with the police.

ITALY

La Repubblica –Milan stock exchange debut -Renzi says relationship with crony capitalism is over.  He wants transparency instead

Il Sole 24 OreRenzi – crony capitalism is dead. Deal on bad debts to be announced next week

POLAND

Gazeta WyborczaRaytheon wins Poland’s missile defence tender

SPAIN

El PaisIglesias trusts that top aide’s departure will not take votes away from Podemos. Juan Carlos Monedero invokes desire to find his own voice again rather than be a “cog”.

Expansion – Susana Diaz announced tax relief for low and middle income 3,000 million euros to create jobs

UK

The Times – Don’t sneak into No 10, Miliband is warned. Ed Miliband will not have the right to govern if he wins 15 fewer seats than the Conservatives in Thursday’s election, senior Labour party figures have warned.

The GuardianElection 2015 live: Russell Brand backs Labour in U-turn on not voting.

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