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18/01 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

FT EuropeRelief in Iran as sanctions are lifted. Iranian members of Parliament congratulated President Hassan Rouhani, yesterday, after international sanctions were lifted

WSJERivals wary as Iran hails start of deal. Iran celebrated the removal of economic sanctions on Sunday, even as regional rivals warned that it was still out to destabilise the Middle East and needed to be closely monitored

INYTUS clears Tehran, then adds sanctions. After prisoner exchange, Obama announces curbs linked to missile tests.

BBC Europe – Oil price falls below $28 a barrel as Iran sanctions lifted. Brent crude, used as an international benchmark, fell as low as $27.67 a barrel, its lowest since 2003, before recovering slightly to trade at $28.17.

FRANCE

Le MondeThe reason why the world’s stock markets are falling. Stock indexes dropped once again on Friday 15 January, stressing the difficulties of the markets at the beginning of the year and their extreme tension.

Les EchosUnemployment: the reasons for this French trend. Job creations in the private sector have stopped. Hollande details his new emergency plan. SMEs: recruitment subsidies amounting to €2,000. Bertrand to reduce the costs in the North.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) – Iran negotiators celebrate “the first day of a safer world.” Nuclear deal comes into force. Sanctions are cancelled. Criticism from Israel.

Suedeutsche Zeitung (SZ) – Iran returns to the world stage. As agreed the Islamic Republic limits its nuclear programme; the US and the EU lift most sanctions. Tehran is once again authorised to export oil and use the international banking system.

ITALY

La RepubblicaCivil union. Doubts of the Presidency. The Italian government is considering amendments aiming not to put on the same level as live-in partners and married couples.

Il Sole 24 Ore –  Hunt for the “730 precompilato” data launched. The new method for filing one’s taxes in Italy is using the “730 precompilato” form, which indicates that all medical claims must be filed before February 1st. The “730 precompilato” aims to simplify tax declarations and medical claims.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza Government set for explanations in Brussels. Today, Poland’s President will try to convince Europe that nothing wrong happens in Poland. Tomorrow, PM Szydło is to defend her government’s reforms in Strasburg. She will be accompanied by three buses of PiS supporters from Gazeta Polska Club.

SPAIN

El PaísPodemos asks PSOE to give it MP seats in exchange of a pact. Oltra proposes Sanchez: “If the creation of four groups is legally impossible, give up a MP seat and then we will talk about the government.”

ExpansiónPopular, in the line of fire. The bank continues to be an object of desire for big banks due to its business model and price.

UK

The Times Women must integrate, Cameron tells Muslims. Migrants who failed to improve their English would lose the chance to remain in Britain as part of a drive to bring Muslim women into mainstream society

The Guardian NHS to introduce a sugar tax. The NHS plans to impose its own sugar tax in hospitals as its contribution to tackling the “national sugar high” that is ruining more and more people’s health.

 

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