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23/06 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

FT Europe

London tension rises ahead of historic vote on EU membership. David Cameron: the Prime Minister’s future is on the line in today’s historic referendum. Boris Johnson: the former Mayor of London has been the leading figure in the campaign to leave the EU.

WSJE

Clock runs down on UK vote. Cameron makes last-minute pledge for further EU reforms if Britain opts to stay.

INYT

Leaving EU would upend nation, but not overnight. With no exit blueprint, working out the details could drag on for years.

FRANCE

Le Monde

French PM Valls opts for confrontation and forbids demonstration. The head of the Paris Police Prefecture announced on Wednesday that the demonstration against the Labour law, which was planned by unions for Thursday, is forbidden.

Les Echos 

Brexit: a country’s future. “Leave” or “Remain”: Brexit uncertainty. David Cameron stakes his political career on the outcome of the referendum. Negotiations would drag on for years.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Merkel and Szydlo defend NATO strategy in Eastern Europe. Putin accuses alliance of “aggressive actions.” Commemoration of the attack on the Soviet Union.

Süddeutsche-Zeitung

Clinic murders become a political issue. The already condemned nurses Niels H. confesses to have killed dozens more people. Authorities see a complicity of the hospitals. Health experts call for consequences.

ITALY

Europe’s longest day. Today Great Britain decides whether to leave the EU, while markets and the world hold their breath.

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Brexit, Europe’s longest day. Juncker: “out is out,” there will be no kind of new negotiations with London.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza

Battle of BritainToday, British people vote in a referendum that will determine their future in the European Union. Polls show that supporters and opponents of Brexit go neck and neck.

SPAIN

El País

The United Kingdom to decide today what its future and the future of Europe will be. Brexit and Bremain supporters ended the campaign neck-and-neck in the polls, with a large amount of undecided voters.

Expansion

High tension due to Brexit. 23 June is there and tension continues to be at its highest level.

UK

The Times

Final polls leave Britain’s future on a knife edge. Bitterly-fought campaign leaves a legacy of grievances over tactics and tone.

The Guardian

Last-ditch push to stay in EuropeCameron urges voters to reject leave “untruths.” Show of unity in final day of campaigning. Polls show today’s vote too close to call.

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