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08/06 – Today’s headlines from across the EU



FT Europe

Trump reignites Republican fear as Clinton seals historic nomination. Billionaire turns on Hispanic-American judge. Party leaders brand comments racist.


Police are in the crosshairs in Turkey bombing. A car bomb targeting a police vehicle killed at least 11 people in central Istanbul on Tuesday, the latest in a series of attacks in Turkey.


Durability carries Clinton her goals. Clinching of nomination is latest redefinition of women’s role in politics.

 BBC Europe

 People-smuggling ‘kingpin’ Mered Medhanie extradited to Italy.  An Eritrean man believed to be at the heart of the operation to smuggle migrants from Africa to Europe has been extradited to Italy, prosecutors say. Mered Medhanie, known as The General, was held in Sudan in May and was flown to Rome on Tuesday



Le Monde

After seven days of strike, a solution to the crisis is about to be found at the SNCF. Three days before the beginning of the Euro 2016, the SNCF hopes that the agreement recently presented to the trade unions will put an end to the strike.

Les Echos

Employees describe their work life. Major groups, start-ups, SMEs: what makes each employee happy? New jobs and methods shifting the lines.




Frankfurter Allgemeine

Searching for Gauck’s successor is a burden for the coalition. Thomas Oppermann (SPD): No Christian Democrat. Volker Kauder (CDU): Not the first mistaken social democrat.


Sueddeutsche Zeitung

The Federal Office for Migration predicts that up to 500,000 Syrians could come to Germany in the coming years. Thus this is less than forecasted.





La Repubblica

Renzi tearing apart from Verdini. Youth vote for M5S. Stress, Berlusconi in hospital: Salvini has understood that he’s not the leader.


Il Sole 24 Ore

Home, works bonus at +38%. Sales and purchases recovering.Padoan: Irpef cuts stable from 2018; targeted pressure of 40%.




Gazeta Wyborcza

Nationalisation à la PiS. Law and Justice are starting to deliver on its electoral promise – defending Polish citizens against unscrupulous entrepreneurs. Draft solutions presented by the government met with criticism from the Prosecutor’s Offices and Courts who accuse it of violating the Constitution.





El Pais

The PSOE defends its social-democrat identity before Podemos.Historical and current personalities from the party respond to Iglesias’ attempt to take up the critics of the social-democrat party in the framework of its electoral campaign.


BBVA denounces Ausbanc. The Spanish bank accuses Luis Pineda of “harassment and aggression” and claims compensation.




The Times

British police accused of helping Saudi torturers. Officers train regime despite human rights fears. Senior MPs call for programme to be suspended.


The Guardian

Ashley admits “I broke law”: the scandal of Sports Direct. Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct is facing a multimillion-pound bill in fines and back pay after the billionaire admitted yesterday that his company had broken the law by failing to pay staff the national minimum wage.


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