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14/09 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

FT Europe

Surge in US incomes defies dark rhetoric of presidential contest.

Stronger jobs market and wages fuel growth. Data undermine campaign narrative.

WSJE

US incomes jump 5.2%.

Employment growth helps households regain lost ground.

FRANCE

Le Monde

Focus on the millions of French citizens who combine several jobs to do well.

Optician and Uber driver, salesperson and delivery man: between 2.3 and 4 million French citizens cumulate several jobs a week, according to estimations.

Les Echos

Diesel: investigation concerns manufacturers.

A look into in the work of the Commission on diesel emissions, one year after its launch. Between practices of manufacturers and bankruptcy of the regulatory system, the file is a hot topic.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

IS-terror suspects had links to the assassins of Paris.

Three arrests in raids in Schleswig-Holstein. They came to Germany over the Balkan Route.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Germany attracts most investors.

The Federal Republic is the most attractive location for international investors among industrialised countries. This is the upshot of a ranking by the Federal Ministry of Finance – the state gives much less than the private sector.

ITALY

La Repubblica 

The USA with Renzi: “Yes to the referendum”.

Bersani on the offensive, Di Maio quotes Pinochet and confuses Chile and Venezuela.

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Collapsing oil prices bring down all stock exchanges.

Milan (-1.74%) third consecutive decline, Wall Street -1.48%.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza 

Imprisonment for tax dodgers.

Struggling to find additional budgetary incomes, the Government sharpens the tax law. Under the new regulations, VAT embezzlements can cause an unfair tax payer even up to 25 years of imprisonment.

SPAIN

El Pais

Successive scandals limit PP’s options to rule.

Bribery ruins PP’s political strategy once again.

Expansion 

KKR, CVC and TCI to acquire energy assets in Spain.

They are looking for investments after they lost ground against GIP.

UNITED KINGDOM

The Times 

Cameron blamed for rise of Isis.

Damning inquiry into Libya points finger at former PM. Failed intervention helped terror group grow in Africa.

The Guardian 

MPs condemn Cameron over Libya debacle.

Errors resulted in country ‘becoming failed state and led to growth of Isis’.

UNITED STATES

INYT

Clinton set back by call to keep illness secret.

Amid pressure, aides pledge to release fuller health history this week.

 

 

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