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08/11 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

BBC EuropeHungary MPs reject Orban anti-refugee bill. Hungary’s parliament has rejected an attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to block the settlement of refugees. His ruling Fidesz party failed to attract the two extra opposition votes necessary for a two-thirds majority in parliament.

FT Europe 

Markets rally as surveys show Clinton hanging on to slim lead

Dollar and equities rise. Candidates blitz swing states. Mixed signals in early voting.

WSJE

Decision day for American voters

Trump must sweep key states, while Clinton has several avenues to a victory.

INYT

With Trump, a storm below the calm

Aides are able, only just, to bring a bit of control, and his chances improve.

FRANCE

Le Monde 

Hillary Clinton – Donald Trump: The crazy campaign

Last turn of events in a turbulent campaign. On Sunday 6 November, the FBI closed the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Les Echos

US election: Wide gap in projects

Taxation, environment, immigration: everything separates Hillary Clinton from Donald Trump. The democrat, exonerated by the FBI, is the favourite. Congress: the spectre of cohabitation remains.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine 

Jean Asselborn: Turkey applies same methods as Nazi regime

Demands for sanctions. Sebastian Kurz says the country has no place in the European Union.

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Hillary Clinton’s victory unsure until the end

The democrat is leading in polls shortly before the election but the race is so close in important federal states that Donald Trump could still become US president.

ITALY

La Repubblica

America, the great fear

Hillary is back up in the polls as Obama says “choose her like you did for me.”

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Stock exchanges bet on Clinton

Wall Street grains 2.22%, Milan 2.56%, dollar up to EUR 1.10.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza

US on the edge

A day before voting for the post of US president starts, the polls put Hillary Clinton in advantage. This would imply that, for the first time in a 240-year-long US history, a woman is  elected President of the United States. Unless there is a twist of action like Brexit and Trump eventually wins.

SPAIN

El Pais 

The whole world is holding its breath while the United States is voting

Today, American citizens have to choose between Hillary Clinton‘s continuity or Donald Trump’s abyss.

Expansion

HNA wants Isolux

The Chinese group is negotiating the purchase of the engineering company, which is controlled by the Bank of Spain.

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UNITED KINGDOM

The Times 

Surge in early voters gives Clinton edge over Trump

Record turnouts among Hispanics and women. Race for the White House still too close to call.

The Guardian 

Presidential rivals in final push as polls give Clinton the edge

Campaign sees cracks in Clinton’s “highest glass ceiling.”

 

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