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06/01 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


BBC EuropeRussia starts to withdraw forces from Syria. The announcement comes days after Russia and Turkey negotiated a ceasefire in Syria which is largely holding, according to the UN. Russia has carried out air strikes on anti-government rebels since 2015.

FT  Europe

US spy chiefs dismiss Trump doubts over Russia poll hacking

Intelligence leaders resolute on interference. President-elect embraces Assange support.


Belgium botched Isis cell hunt, secret report shows

Police missed several chances to unmask the Abdeslam brothers before Paris, Brussels attacks.


China’s great soccer dream

President Xi spurs effort to make nation a global force, whatever the cost.



Le Monde

Ideas to fight populism in Europe

Brexit, migration, euro, values: shaken by multiple crises, the European Union is lacking new projects and tempted by a retreat into national self-interest.

Les Echos

French start-ups in the American dream era

Various French-made products are catching Americans’ attention at CES in Las Vegas. The sector now has to turn this interest into market opportunities.



Frankfurter Allgemeine

CDU-CSU sees prospects of success at the Bundestag election compromised

CDU-CSU fears that the debate on the hosting of refugees might threaten its chances of success at the Bundestag election.

Sueddeutsche Zeitung

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La Repubblica

Mosul, the eyes of war

Photographic report by Paolo Pellegrin on the decisive battle against ISIS.

Il Sole 24 Ore

Veneto Banca and Vicenza: reimbursement for 175,000 shareholders

The Bank of Italy’s ultimatum to cooperative banks: candidacies for the parent company during January.



Gazeta Wyborcza

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El Pais

Espionage from the US ratifies Russian interference in the elections

The National Intelligence chief confirms before the Congress the campaign for fake information launched by Moscow in order to favour Trump’s election.


Sabadell keeps Sacyr president’s buildings

Manuel Manrique lost a part of his real estate properties to pay his debts.



The Times

Britain has world’s top economy

Brexit vote was bank’s “Michael Fish moment.”

The Guardian

Economics in crisis, admits banks expert

Profession failed to foresee financial crash and impact of Brexxit-Haldane.




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