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11/10 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


BBC Europe (Latest) – Syria conflict: Russia’s Putin halts France visit amid row. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has cancelled a planned visit to France amid a row over Syria. He had been due to meet French President Francois Hollande and open a new Orthodox church later this month. But after France’s government said talks would be confined to Syria the visit was halted, French presidential sources said.


Trump support slips in poll

Hillary Clinton picked up support over Donald Trump in the presidential campaign, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll taken after a videotape of the Republican nominee making vulgar remarks surfaced but before Sunday night’s debate.


With bluster, a Philippine shift away from US

It’s a radical departure for America’s most reliable ally in Southeast Asia.


Le Monde 

Trump: his response and low blows

Donald Trump threatened, on 9 October, to send Hillary Clinton to jail if he is elected and accused her of covering up for her husband, a potential sexual predator.

Les Echos 

OPEC and Putin bid up oil prices

Price per barrel exceeds the USD 50 to reach highest level over the past year. Russia to join OPEC discussions to limit production.


Frankfurter Allgemeine

De Maizière: attack plans like in Paris and Brussels

Three Syrians handed over their compatriot to the police. Seehofer demands review of all refugees.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Syrians arrest suspicious Syrian

Three countrymen overwhelmed the fugitive Jaber al-Bakr and handed him over to the police. He had searched for bomb plans on the Internet and made explosives. The criminal office sees ties with IS.


La Repubblica 

Partito Democratico minority: we will vote no

The minority part of Partito Democratico said they will vote against Matteo Renzi’s proposed reforms.
Il Sole 24 Ore

Pensions: bonus to firms in order to finance “APE” advance

Soon a tax deduction in order to facilitate turnover.


Gazeta Wyborcza

Minister’s Black Hawks

Express visit of Prime Minister Beata Szydło and Minister of National Defence Antoni Macierewicz to PZL Świdnik and PZL Mielec aviation companies was crowned with announcement of the purchase of several US Black Hawk helicopters. The visit took place a few days after the Polish Government broke off negotiations with French Airbus Helicopters.


El Pais 

Puigdemont offers to negotiate the referendum terms

Catalonia regional president confirms in Madrid his support for Iglesias over the referendum issue.

Santander and Ferrovial warn against a hard Brexit

The Spanish groups and the Chamber of Commerce in London criticise May’s strategy.


FT Europe 

Ryan abandons Trump in sign of Republicans losing US vote hope

Party’s top elected official distances himself. Shift comes as rival Clinton surges in poll.

The Times 

Hard Brexit could cost £66 billion a year

Leaked cabinet papers reveal lost revenue.

The Guardian

Top Republican turns back on Trump as outrage intensifies

House speaker refuses to defend party’s candidate. Setback comes after belligerent display in debate. Trump rejects Clinton criticism over women issue.




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