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12/07 – Today’s headlines from across the EU


BBC EuropeDavid Cameron to chair final cabinet as UK prime minister.  David Cameron will chair his final cabinet meeting as prime minister as Theresa May prepares to take over. Mrs May had been expecting a nine-week Conservative leadership race, but rival Andrea Leadsom withdrew on Monday. Mr Cameron will tender his resignation to the Queen on Wednesday, leaving Mrs May, home secretary since 2010, to appoint her own ministerial team.

FT Europe

May to “make Brexit a success” as UK’s first female PM in 26 years

Home Secretary completes rout of Leave lobby. Leadsom ends short-lived campaign.


Theresa May to be Prime Minister

As last contender for Tory leader, May to succeed Cameron on Wednesday.


May poised to take over as Premier of Britain

Rival’s abrupt withdrawal clears way for handover of power within days.


Le Monde

The unfulfilled dream of the French soccer team

Portugal deprived a disappointed France of a victory in the Euro it organised.

Les Echos

London in order of battle for the Brexit negotiations

Tory leader Theresa May to enter Downing Street on Wednesday. First woman Prime Minister since Thatcher. She will conduct hard negotiations with Europe.


Frankfurter Allgemeine

Theresa May will become British Prime Minister on Wednesday

“I’ll make sure that we leave the EU.” Labour leader Corbyn also challenged.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Theresa May to become Prime Minister

Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron will hand over his office on Wednesday to the Interior Minister. Her rival Andrea Leadsom renounced her candidacy.


La Repubblica

Banks, the EU opens up to Italy, “financial aid possible”

After the latest round of negotiations on Italian banks, the EU opened up to Rome’s demands for more help.

Il Sole 24 Ore

From Berlin to Lisbon, European risk on banks

With the Italian NPL, derivatives, “toxic” assets and low profitability.


Gazeta Wyborcza

Not very well-paid health

Net basic pays in the health sector stay below PLN 4,000. The majority of health sector employees receive a much lower salary than that. The Ministry of Health suggests pay rises that will actually bring… less money.


El Pais

Rajoy to force the PSOE to take a decision in July in order to avoid new elections

The PP agrees to “negotiate on all matters,” but warns that if socialists choose not to abstain, they will have to vote.


Rolls-Royce purchases ITP from Sener for €720 million

The Basque group will grow in the engineering and building sectors after the sale of its aeronautic subsidiary.


The Times

Race to pick new cabinet as May gets keys to No 10

Second female Prime Minister moves in tomorrow. Cameron draws up honours list to reward allies.

The Guardian

May takes fast track to No 10

Theresa May will become Britain’s second female PM tomorrow after her sole remaining challenger suddenly withdrew from the leadership race.




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