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WSJE Doubts cloud deal on Greek bailout. Eurozone finance ministers approved a four-month extension to Greece’s bailout on Tuesday, despite signaling concerns over the willingness of the new left-wing government in Athens to implement the budget cuts and legislative overhauls they demanded.

INYTWhen love triumphs biology. A mother’s bond endures even after learning she raised the wrong baby.

France
Le MondeGreece: Tsipras government bows to Brussels’ demands
Monday night, Athens sent out the list of reforms demanded by the Eurogroup in exchange for an extension of the Greek rescue plan

Les EchosWhy recovery is still not on the cards. Morale among bosses remains stable, according to l’Insee institute. Economic climate set to improve though, due to oil price, the euro and interest rates. But real trigger for change still not in sight.

Germany
Frankfurter AlgemeinerEurogroup to accept reform programme proposed by Athens
Final decision will not be made before the end of April. Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem rules out any chance of “Grexit”

SudDeutsche ZeitungNew blow for Luxembourg
The country’s banks and law firms are said to have helped hundreds of German clients to hide money from tax authorities. Investigators launched a police raid at the Commerzbank

Italy
La Republica – New law on magistrates voted through. Judges who commit errors will be held accountable
MPs have voted through the draft law backed by the government; rules regarding the civil liability of judges will change. Magistrates consider it a direct attack against the profession

Il Sole 24 HoraEurope backs Athens’ plan
The Greek government sent to Brussels the list of reforms for the debt deal requested by the Eurogrou

Poland
GazetaPrescription for trust
Transparency code developed by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries is enforced this year. It aims to win back trust of patients who will now be able to check profits that doctors generate on contacts with pharmaceutical companies

Spain
El PaisSanchez undermines Rajoy in tight political spar
During his first State of the Nation Debate, PSOE secretary general Pedro Sanchez managed to put Head of the government Mariano Rajoy in a difficult spot

ExpansionCreating permanent jobs will be cheaper for companies
Rajoy’s plan to create 3 million jobs

UK
The TimesTories call for Boris to rescue their campaign
Cameron urged to place London mayor at heart of election drive

The GuardianPM deploys troops to Ukraine. Cameron intensifies standoff with Moscow by announcing UK military trainers to be dispatched. ©europeanunion2015

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