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31/07 – Today’s headlines from across the EU
EUROPEAN HEADLINES
FT Big companies raise red flag on China woes’ hit to profit. Alarm at slowdown in vital market. Weaker growth set to damage sales
WSJE – US economy registers a modest gain.US economy accelerated modestly in the second quarter after a slow start to 2015, but growth this year is still less than last year’ s tepid first half and is well below the overall pace of the recovery
INYT – Lure of Britain fuels desperate scramble.Migrants make Calais a chaotic way station in quest for a better life.
  FRANCE
Le Monde – Facebook imposes itself as the 21st century’s great medium opposing Google. Having reached 1.5 billion users, Mark Zuckerberg’s company wants to counter Google by championing the sector of videos

 

Les Echos – Perspectives for recovery boost CAC 40 profits. Ranking of the best results.
   GERMANY
Frankfurter Zeitung – London wants tougher actions against illegal immigrants. Cameron urges Paris to closer cooperation; Channel tunnel blocked in Calais
Suedeutsche Zeitung – Federal prosecutors investigate in treason affair. More than 50 years after the “Spiegel” affair, Germany’s highest prosecutors initiated proceedings against journalists as they are said to have published State secrets.
  ITALY
La Repubblica – The government beaten on Rai reform, fault goes to Democratic Party rebels. The government stumbles and fails to agree on the reform for the Rai, creating yet another controversy within the Italian left-wing.
Il Sole 24 Ore – Treasury bill rates plummet, return below 2%. The 10-year share falls down to 1,83% and the Spread is at 117. European stock exchanges are faring well, +0, 63% for Piazza Affari
  POLAND
Gazeta – Write code, first grader! Instead of sticking the pupil into software frameworks, the school will teach him programming. Already first-grade learners will acquire the skill and learn to steer robots, according to an announcement of the Education Ministry’s expert team.
  SPAIN
El Pais – Ada Colau offers hers loyalty to Mas and will take part in Catalonia’s national day Diada. Barcelona Mayor states that democracy in Spain downgraded as the government wants to impede the referendum on the region’s independency.
Expansion – Telefonica doubles profit. The operator raises its growth forecast after the purchase of GVT and Canal+.
  UK
The Times – Army prepares to tackle “critical” migrant crisis. Untrained operators sent patients straight to A&E.
The Guardian – Calais migrant issue pushes Kent into crisis. Social services now at breaking point. Fresh police reserves to be drafted in.

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