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15/07 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


BBC EuropeDozens killed in Nice lorry attack. A lorry ploughs through packed crowds gathered for Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, southern France, killing at least 84 people, in what French President Francois Hollande calls a terrorist attack.

FT Europe

UniCredit’s new chief calls for EU leniency over Italy bank bailouts.

Mustier lauds France’s 2004 rescue of Alstom. Brussels and Merkel play down Italian risks.


BOE Keeps rate, flags stimulus.

Steady benchmark now is expected to be followed by loosening measures next month.


Les Echos

The reasons why the EU is targeting Google.

The EU accuses Google of abusing dominance to benefit ad business. Brussels opens third front.


Frankfurter Allgemeine

Record-immigration for Germany.

Migration surplus of 1.139 million people. Mostly just subsidiary protection for Syrians.

Sueddeutsche Zeitung

New debacle for VW in the USA.

American authorities strictly reject Volkswagen’s recall plans for 113,000 diesel cars. Additional billions in costs on sight. The problem engines come from Audi.


La Repubblica

Terror in Nice, massacre on Bastille day, a truck kills 73 people on the seafront.

The victims were killed during the Bastille Day firework celebrations, the terrorist has been killed by police.

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Wall Street, third record.

Milan: banks on the podium. Bank of England: no rate cuts and relaunch of the pound.


Gazeta Wyborcza 

Poland’s disgraceful EU record.

Every third person killed on Polish roads is cyclist or pedestrian. These are shamefully record statistics in the European Union and the Supreme Audit Office looks for causes of the situation.


El Pais

Brussels opens a new front in its battle against Google.

The European Union accuses the company of abusing dominance to benefit ad business.


Spanish Stock Exchange, leader in financing listed companies.

Through the Stock Exchange, investors grant almost half a billion dollars in ten years.


The Times

May axes Cameron allies in ruthless cabinet cull.

Theresa May scythed through David Cameron’s allies in a bloody cull that consigned nine members of his former cabinet to the back benches yesterday.

The Guardian

May’s radical reshuffle stuns the old guard.

Gove, Whittingdale and Morgan are shown the door as new PM puts her stamp on the post-Cameron era.




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