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04/10 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

BBC EuropeRussia suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US. In a decree, President Vladimir Putin accused the US of creating “a threat to strategic stability, as a result of unfriendly actions” towards Russia. Moscow also set pre-conditions for the US for the deal to be resumed.

FT Europe

Henderson to buy Janus as fund managers battle low-cost rivals

Company will have $320bn under management. Sector regroups amid dwindling assets.

WSJE

Trump’s rough week vexes GOP

Republicans, worried about undecided US voters, look to get campaign back on track.

INYT

Spaniards warm to government-free life

Exhausted by politics, some now see the lack of national rule as a boon.

FRANCE

Le Monde 

Brexit: Theresa May speaks in favour of a clear break with the European Union

One hundred days after the British referendum, the Prime Minister on Sunday announced her agenda for the Brexit.

Les Echos 

How the French state plans to save Alstom Belfort

The plan to revive the site should involve SNCF. France managed to stop hemorrhaging of the plants.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Norbert Lammert: We live in circumstances which the world envies

Bundestag President promotes a confident and cosmopolitan Germany.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Orbán’s further provocation

The Hungarian Prime Minister wants to write the rejection of refugees into the Constitution, although his government failed in the referendum. Brussels keeps potential action in reserve.

ITALY

La Repubblica 

Bankitalia rebukes Renzi: “Too much optimism in the budget”

Bankitalia, the court of auditors and the parliamentary budgetary office have all confirmed their lack of enthusiasm towards the budget.

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Good banks and the Deutsche case: the Treasury’s countermoves

Padoan: no nationalisation of banks in view.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza 

Revolution of umbrellas and Polish women

Yesterday, it was not a protest of women only, but a protest of Polish citizens, be them men or women, against the Law and Justice’s violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms. It was a protest for defending a democratic state of law, that the Parliamentary majority wants to change into state of religious fanaticism and ideological dogma.
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SPAIN

El Pais

For the PSOE, new elections are worse solution

The chairman of the board of directors, Javier Fernandez, thinks that a united party is a priority and recalls that “abstention is not the same thing as support.”

Expansion

OHL sells 4.5% of Abertis and terminates its alliance

OHL CEO Juan Villar-Mir resigned yesterday from his position as an advisor for Abertis; his father, however, retains his post.

UNITED KINGDOM

The Times 

British troops exempted from human rights law

May vows to end “vexation claims” against service personnel.

The Guardian

Hunt promises to end NHS reliance on overseas doctors

Jeremy Hunt will pledge today that the NHS in England will be “self-sufficient” in doctors after Britain leaves the European Union as he sets out a package of measures aimed at reducing its reliance on foreign-trained medics.

 

 

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