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15/11 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


BBC Europe Russian Economy Minister Ulyukayev charged with $2m bribe. Russia’s main anti-corruption body, the Investigative Committee (SK), said he received a payment of $2m (£1.6m). Mr Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official held since the 1991 coup attempt in what was then the USSR.

FT Europe 

Bond rout accelerates as Trump stimulus vow spurs inflation bets

Investors see growth beating forecasts. Dollar strengthens against major rival.


Power centre takes shape

A triumvirate of Midwesterners will hold key roles in Trump administration.


A surge of families fleeing gangs

Central American violence leaves many with no choice but to head north.


Le Monde 

Will Trump’s election mark the end of globalisation?

Protectionism was at the heart of Donald Trump’s campaign and he is even considering leaving the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Les Echos 

Trump’s shock plan for the first 100 days

Taxes, immigration, investments: what the future president of the United States will really do. Congress is already reluctant about several reforms. Stormy bond market.


Frankfurter Allgemeine

CDU/CSU leaders accepts Steinmeier for Federal President

Merkel: a sign of stability in times of global unrest. Schäuble: a defeat.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Chief diplomat is to become Federal President

Gabriel forces Steinmeier into the highest state office because the Union has no better candidate. For Merkel, this is a “decision born of reason”; for Schäuble, it’s a defeat.


La Repubblica 

EU changes tack, less austerity

Budget law: Brussels gives its green light to Italy’s accounts, approving its expansive policy.

Il Sole 24 Ore

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Gazeta Wyborcza 

Europe looks for defence

European defence fund, development of military cooperation and reform of the already functioning EU battle groups – this is how the European Union prepares for a possible withdrawal of US troops from Europe under the US presidency of Donald Trump.


El Pais

The EU wants to create a strong defence to face Trump’s threat

Ministers for Foreign Affairs consider plan to strengthen their defensive capacity.


State-owned companies hope for changes

The new government has to take a decision on these companies’ future.


The Times

Cabinet split threatens to derail May’s Brexit talks

Leaked memo reveals Whitehall tensions.

The Guardian

Backlash over Trump role for far-right aide

Chief strategist accused of peddling white nationalism and misogyny.




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