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29/01 – Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

BBC Europe Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41 dead and more than 230 hurt.  A gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport has killed 41 people, at least 13 of them foreigners, and injured more than 230, officials say. Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance late on Tuesday. They blew themselves up after police fired back. PM Binali Yildirim said early signs pointed to so-called Islamic State but no-one has so far admitted the attack.

FT Europe 

Cameron blames Brexit defeat on EU failure to tackle immigrationTensions rise ahead of looming “divorce” talks. Merkel warns internal freedoms are indivisible. Frustration grows over lack of clarity from Britain.

WSJE

EU gives warning to UK on Brexit. Merkel says Britain can’t “cherry-pick” as European leaders meet for first time after vote.

INYT

EU leaders scramble to rebuild faith in the bloc. British vote highlights urgent need for reforms as populist anger spreads.

FRANCE

Le Monde 

Brexit leaders trapped by their own victoryBoris Johnson was not prepared to the “out” victory. “There is no hurry,” the leader of the Brexit camp answers to people concerned about what will happen next.

Les Echos

Volkswagen battered by US Courts. Stuck in the “dieselgate” scandal, the group has agreed to pay $15 billion. In Europe, the pressure on the German carmaker is mounting

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Merkel warns Britain against false expectations. “No cherry-picking.” EU Parliament calls for the quick start of exit negotiations

Sueddeutsche Zeitung

Merkel and Juncker united against Cameron. “We set the agenda”: at the EU summit, the Chancellor and the Commission President set the British Prime Minister harsh conditions. Negotiation will only start once London declares the exit.

ITALY

La Repubblica

Istanbul, terror at the airport, suicide bombers and bullets in the crowd. Three suicide bombers detonated their vests, 32 people have died and 100 have been wounded.

Il Sole 24 Ore

Europe united against London: out ASAPStock exchanges go up. Draghi: Brexit slows down the Eurozone, global devaluation risk.

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza

President gives a ruling on judges. Without any explanation, the president of Poland has refused to assign nominations to 10 judges of ordinary courts. “The executive wants to overrule the judiciary,” comments Waldemar Żurek, spokesman of the National Council of the Judiciary (KRS).

SPAIN

El Pais

EU leaders stand firm in Brexit process. The European Council urges Cameron to clarify the conditions for the “Brexit” and warns that no privilege shall be granted to the UK.

Expansion

Employment, tax and deficit: the government’s urgent issues. Experts say that tightening the screw to the labour reform, cutting taxes and meeting its deficit commitments will the urgent issues that next government will have to face.

UK

The Times

Cameron issues migration ultimatum. EU must allow numbers to be curbed in Britain.

The Guardian

As Farage looked on, Le Pen said: “Look how beautiful history is…”. MEPs turn backs on Ukip leader then Cameron demands control of immigration.

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