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11/05 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


FT UK warned by East Europe not to meddle with migration rights. Move comes as Cameron looks to renegotiate EU membership. Rules labelled “sacrosanct.”

WSJEMerkel raps Putin over Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin over the Ukraine crisis, balancing a tribute to soviet losses in World War II with a rebuke of Russia’s policies today.

INYT – Churches join asylum debate. Practice of sheltering migrants sets up clash with German policies.


Le MondeUnited Kingdom: Cameron triumphs, Europe is concerned. The Conservatives obtain a large majority, while Labour gets wiped out in Scotland.

Il Sole 24 OreAreva: the keys of a bail-out operation. The discussed scenarios consider, de facto, the dismantling of the integrated model created in 2001. The group will cut up to 6,000 jobs.


Frankfurter Allgemeine –  SPD wins in Bremen despite bitter losses. Bremen Mayor Jens Böhrnsen can continue to govern.

Suedeutsche Zeitung Setback for red-green in Bremen. The ruling coalition suffered significant losses in the parliamentary election.


La RepubllicaThe government presents its new plan for telecommunications and entrusts the broad band’s construction to Enel. “Telecom Italia isn’t enough.” The government decided to replace the biggest telecommunication networks under public control.

Il Sole 24 Ore Real estate, married couples, tax incentives: the pitfalls of the 730 pre-filled form. The newly introduced pre-filled 730 tax return form contains significant errors and inaccuracies and must be reviewed for some 20 million taxpayers.


GazetaDuda bits President Komorowski. Major surprise came when exit polls showed that PiS Candidate for President of Poland Andrzej Duda won the first round of elections. He won 34.5% support while the incumbent President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski was given 32.6% of votes.


El Pais“It is possible to make a pact with the PSOE, the PP and even with Podemos,” Albert Rivera, Ciudadanos’ president. “I don’t believe in coalition governments as they don’t create stability.”

Expansion Wave of mergers. Banks are eager to improve profitability.


The TimesBritain must take Med migrants, says Brussels. EU demands its first test of Cameron’s new government.

The GuardianMiliband under fire as Labour seeks new way. Soul-searching begins amid warnings over union role in leadership contest.

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