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12/10 – Today’s headlines from across the EU
European Headlines
FT Top European bankers warn of US threat to their future.

Merged regional champion mooted. Fears over financial transaction tax.
WSJE Message to Fed: raise rates. Central bankers at IMF meeting say they would prefer certainty over agony of waiting.

INYT The chains of mental illness. In parts of West Africa, patients are restrained and prayer is treatment.
Le Monde 
Europeans harden up before the influx of migrants.

On Friday, the UN Security Council authorised the EU to board and search migrant boats from Libya in the high seas.
Les Echos Budget: the taxation battle bounces back in the left.

The examination of the 2016 Finance act tomorrow revives the fiscal dispute within the majority. The Court of Auditors deplores the worsening of local finances.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Following attack, Turkish political crisis escalates.

Protests also rise against the government.
Sueddeutsche Zeitung Winterkorn has to resign from all VW offices.

Former VW CEO is forced to step down from Audi and Porsche as well.
La Repubblica Turkey against Erdogan. Ankara: the attack was carried out by Islamic State.

After the terrorist attack in Ankara that killed almost 100 people, a peace rally took place in the city to mourn victims and protest against President Erdogan. According to the public inquiry, the two suicide bombers are members of Islamic State.
Il Sole 24 Ore Crisis effect on savings: treasury bills doing better than the construction industry. A 15% price reduction and excess taxes weigh heavily on the construction industry. It is the effect of the crisis on the returns of Italian families’ investments.
Gazeta Wyborcza Poland goes to EURO!

Irish football players attacked sharply but Poles were more effective. In the result, Polish National Football Team won the match 2:1 and as such advanced to EURO.
El Pais The PP chooses its position regarding future pacts: Rajoy will not negotiate.

The party’s leader foresees the conditions of a deal with Rivera.
Expansion Mergers in sight.

Banks analyse the sector’s strengthening with meetings on several fronts.
The Times Labour MPs fear purge by Corbyn’s far-left allies.

Jeremy Corbyn may be planning a purge of moderate MPs, it was claimed last night, as senior Labour figures urged him to come clean about the role of a new hard-left organisation aligned to the party.
The Guardian Doctors call on Hunt to make more concessions in pay row.

Rethink on weekend working “not enough to remove strike threat.”




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