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06/09 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


FT Europe

Bond scarcity fears as ECB passes €1 trillion of purchases

Global yield collapse cuts supply. Governing council to meet this week.

More Clinton files coming

Legal campaign means the Democrat will face fresh queries leading up to the US election


Dane on migrants: “I’ve become a racist.”

Tensions in Denmark are unleashed by wave of Muslim asylum seekers.


Le Monde 

Angela Merkel sanctioned on immigration

The Chancellor’s political party (CDU) suffered a resounding defeat, on Sunday 4 September, in regional elections in her former East Germany stronghold.

Les Echos 

Wages to increase despite zero-inflation

Wages are to increase by 2.7% this year and 2.3% next year. The adjustment of businesses’ accounts partly explains these increases.


Frankfurter Allgemeine

Merkel: I am of course also responsible

After the defeat of the CDU in Mecklenburg-Vorpomerania, the Chancellor defended again her refugee policy.

Sueddeutsche Zeitung

“The situation is highly threatening for the CDU/CSU.”

CSU leader Seehofer blames Berlin’s policy for the poor election result in Schwerin. Merkel takes the blame for the defeat of the CDU, but maintains her course.


La Repubblica

City counsellor under investigation, Raggi knew. “Tell the leaders”, argument within the M5S

Rome, the direction answers to the mayor: no to secrets. Muraro hid the investigation for 50 days.

Il Sole 24 Ore 

Steel: China is open to production cuts

The G-20: we’ll use all the tools to revive growth.


Gazeta Wyborcza 

Government chokes on EU money

The Government is blaming the Provinces, mostly those administered by the opposition, for a collapse in EU-funded investments. Deputy Minister of Development Jerzy Kwieciński says that the implementation of 2014-2020 MFF in regions is delayed by a year. The Provinces reply that the EU funds are not threatened.


El Pais 

The PP faces Rajoy for the first time regarding the “Soria case.”

Feijoo thinks that the appointment of the former minister is “hard to understand.” Cifuentes and Aguirre agree with that.


Telefόnica to list up to 50% of Telxius

The company will make a profit of between 1.5 and 2 billion euros with its network subsidiary listing.



The Times 

Child abuse inquiry out of control, warns judge

Home secretary urged to overhaul £100m investigation.

The Guardian

Violent crimes against women hit record high

Social media being used to humiliate, control and threaten, DPP warns.





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