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07/10 – Today’s headline from across the EU

European Headlines

 

FT

ISIS claims it launched Yemen strike. Columns of smoke rise from Aden’s Al-Qasr Hotel – used by the Saudi Arabian-backed Yemeni government – after it came under attack yesterday in a strike that left 15 dead.

WSJE

Iraqis urge Russia strikes. Shii’te politicians and militias want Moscow to attack Islamic State in their country.

INYT

Chemicals surface in arsenal of Islamic State. Searing pain and death follow the thud of a shell on a rooftop in Syria.

  France

 

Le Monde

Refugees: Angela Merkel more and more isolated in Germany. Mrs Merkel is criticised more and more in Germany for her limitless taking in of refugees from war-stricken countries.

Les Echos

The concerning slowdown of global growth. Global GDP cut to 3.1% by IMF, its smallest increase since the 2009 crisis. Several major emerging countries, including Brazil and Russia, will slide into recession this year.

 

   Germany

 

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Tusk warns against “political disaster” in Europe. To establish control of external borders; Chancellery assumes distribution of refugees.

Sueddeutsche Zeitung

Historical judgment on data protection. The European Court of Justice reins in US Internet companies such as Facebook and Amazon: judges criticise the storage of user data in the United States, where authorities have easier access.

 

  Italy

 

La Repubblica 

Attacks in Syria, NATO-Putin confrontation, Italy: parliament debates on raids. Russian intervention in Syria continued to create tensions as Turkey claims Russian jets have repeatedly breached its airspace and followed its F-16 jets. In Italy, a change in the rules of engagement is being debated.

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Squinzi: negotiation is over. Giorgio Squinzi, president of Confindustria, has declared that the contract negotiation is over and would not take place anymore. For Squinzi, the union’s positions are unrealistic in terms of monetary policy.

 

  Poland

 

Gazeta Wyborcza

They don’t want smog on election day. President Andrzej Duda signed the Anti-Smog Act despite repeated claims from the Law and Justice (PiS) party this legislation was harmful to the coalmining industry and to the poor.

 

 

  Spain

 

El Pais

Volkswagen warns Spain of a possible slowdown in its investments. Seat employees fear the possible loss of €3.3 billion.

 

Expansion

Alierta and Slim criticise Google and Facebook. They want the companies to pay for the use of their telecommunication networks.

 

  UK

 

The Times

Secret plan to deport thousands of migrants. EU threatens African nations with aid cuts.

The Guardian

Cameron rivals call for harder line in EU talks. Johnson and May accused of jostling for succession after demand to press for border controls.

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