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26/09 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

FT Europe

Clinton on the defensive ahead of crucial TV debate with Trump

Moderators urged to police Comments. Poll gap shrinks. Last big chance to reset narrative.

WSJE

Budget vise looms in US

New president’s spending plans will be challenged by likely widening of deficits

INYT

Indian girls chase big city dream

Efforts to lure workers collide with traditions of seclusion until marriage

FRANCE

Le Monde

First crucial debate between Trump and Clinton

For the first time, on Monday 26 September, a confrontation between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will take place on NBC.

Les Echos

Clinton Trump: the matchup that is setting America alight

The first televised debate could captivate the attention of 100 million TV viewers on Monday night. Trump is catching up in the polls.

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

America accuses Russia of “barbarism” in the Syrian conflict

Moscow: Peace now almost impossible. Fierce fighting continues around Aleppo.

Sueddeutsche Zeitung

Air Berlin will be halved

The airline wants to get rid of 50% of its planes and crews. One in two management jobs will be cut. Owners negotiate with Tui and Lufthansa on outsourcing.

ITALY

La Repubblica

Fear of immigrants: Italians in favour of a closure of borders

According to a poll, the majority of Italians want increased border checks.

Il Sole 24 Ore

Teachers, prefects, accountants: a map of “over 50 years old” professions

Only three categories of ten below the national average of 43.5 years.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza

Smog kills us

Doctors from the Silesia Centre of Heart Disease in Zabrze conducted first research into the influence of smog on people’s health. The research shows that on quiet windless days, smog causes 12% more heart attacks and 16% more strokes.

SPAIN

El Pais

Rajoy strengthens in Galicia and in the Basque country whereas Sanchez falls

Feijóo wins again the absolute majority with even more votes. The PSOE continues to fall and it is now in third place in Galicia and fourth place in the Basque country. Urkullu will not need support to be reelected as president of the Lehendakari.

La Vanguardia

Feijóo triumphed in Galicia

The overwhelming absolute majority strengthened Alberto Núñez Feijóo’s image inside his political party, the PP.

UNITED KINGDOM

The Times

“Lily-livered” May denies going soft on migrants

PM leaks private correspondence with Cameron

The Guardian

Corbyn foes refuse to be silenced by poll victory

Poll victory fails to silence Corbyn critics

 

 

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