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fDiIntelligence: Europe

Financial Times: Europe Headlines

IBT: Europe

The Economist: Europe

  • Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party is doing lasting damage

    Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party is doing lasting damage

    FOR a glimpse of Poland under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party, tune in to the news on the state television channel, Telewizja Polska (TVP). The opening sequence, a computer-animated tour of Polish landmarks, homes in on the clock tower of…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Mis-labelled Ibérico ham makes Spanish foodies squeal

    Mis-labelled Ibérico ham makes Spanish foodies squeal

    Spot the impostorsON A spring morning in Extremadura, a few miles from the border with Portugal, a herd of brown Ibérico pigs is gambolling in the dehesa, the open parkland that occupies a broad swathe of south-eastern Spain. The pigs are clean…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans for Europe are running aground

    Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plans for Europe are running aground

    WHEN France’s president speaks about Europe, his remarks are directed in part at Germany. Before his election in 2017 Emmanuel Macron went to great lengths to show Angela Merkel that he could be a credible partner. He lauded her leadership on re…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • A Russian created Telegram. Now Russia is trying to block it
    TELEGRAM, a sleek online messaging service founded in 2013, has 200m users worldwide. About 15m of them are in Russia, the homeland of its founder, Pavel Durov. Russia’s business and political elite have taken to its anonymous “channel” feature…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Armenia’s unpopular president makes himself prime minister
    “I BELIEVE that one person must not aspire to the reins of power more than twice in a lifetime,” Serzh Sargsyan, then president of Armenia, declared in 2014. But the unpopular Mr Sargsyan, whose second (and final) consecutive term as president ex…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:48am -
  • Conspiracy theories from, and about, Russia

    Conspiracy theories from, and about, Russia

    RUSSIA attracts conspiracy theories. Just ask the thousands of Poles who marched on April 10th, the eighth anniversary of the plane crash near Smolensk, Russia, that killed Lech Kaczynski, then Poland’s president, and 95 other passengers. As alw…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 10:54am -
  • Protests outside Moscow about rubbish turn serious

    Protests outside Moscow about rubbish turn serious

    Blame the boyarsTHE stench hanging over Volokolamsk, a sleepy town west of Moscow, stings the nostrils like tiny needles. Downwind from the nearby Yadrovo landfill site, the noxious blend of sulphur, rot and methane becomes unbearable. Last month…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 10:54am -
  • Azerbaijan’s president wins yet another term

    Azerbaijan’s president wins yet another term

    Booming BakuTHE last time a presidential election was held in Azerbaijan, in 2013, the central election commission began releasing the results a day before voting had even started. Embarrassed officials blamed a technical glitch. This time round,…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 10:54am -
  • Social democracy is floundering everywhere in Europe, except Portugal

    Social democracy is floundering everywhere in Europe, except Portugal

    ANTONIO COSTA, Portugal’s affable prime minister, greets your columnist with a broad grin as he settles his hefty frame into a sofa in his official residence. He has a lot to smile about. Lisbon, among Europe’s hottest tourist destinations, is…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 10:54am -
  • Turkey and Greece ratchet up tension in the Mediterranean

    Turkey and Greece ratchet up tension in the Mediterranean

    WHEN Recep Tayyip Erdogan travelled to Greece late last year, the first such trip by a Turkish president in more than six decades, hopes surfaced that he and his hosts might hammer out a formula to reduce tensions. The past couple of months have d…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 10:54am -
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WSJ: What's News Europe

  • newAs ECB Contemplates Rate Move, Storm Clouds Gather
    Trade disputes and a stronger currency are threatening a hard-fought economic recovery in the 19-nation eurozone, potentially delaying a move by the ECB to follow the Federal Reserve in increasing short-term interest rates.
    - 9 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 11:15pm -
  • newMacron Visits Trump, Hoping to Bridge Policy Gaps
    French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Washington for the first state visit of Donald Trump’s presidency, in a test of whether personal chemistry between the two leaders can bridge a yawning policy divide.
    - 12 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:56pm -
  • newSpain Puts On a Show to Win Post-Brexit Military Role
    The U.K.’s looming exit from the European Union brought senior European officials to Spain’s main naval base for a military display designed to make the case for Spain to take over the U.K.’s command-and-control role.
    - 24 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 8:51am -
  • Greece's Business Prospects Brighten After Lost Decade
    As economic growth returns to Greece after a decade of crisis, so are some businesses that once wrote the country off.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 18, 7:18am -
  • Italy Running Out of Ways to Form Government
    President Sergio Mattarella kicked off a fourth round of consultations among political parties to try to form a new government, as the likelihood of brokering a deal fades nearly two months after national elections.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 5:47pm -
  • Tensions Rise in Greece as Locals Attack Asylum Seekers
    Groups of locals attacked migrants camping on the island of Lesbos, underscoring the continued tensions on Greek islands that continue to see thousands of Middle Eastern people arriving from Turkey each month.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 4:51pm -
  • U.K.'s National Health Service Is in Trouble
    Seventy years after its foundation, Britain’s beloved National Health Service, which delivers free care for all, struggles with chronic shortages, and politicians and experts are debating whether more public spending alone is the right solution.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 1:59pm -
  • Michael Cohen's Attorney Urges Judge to Delay 'Stormy Daniels' Suit Against Him
    Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen asked a federal judge here Friday to halt a civil case against him in light of the criminal investigation embroiling him in New York.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 7:50am -
  • Human Rights Report by U.S. Singles Out Russia, China
    The first assessment by the State Department under the Trump administration also reflects some policy changes.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 18, 4:52am -
  • CIA Memo Says Haspel Isn't to Blame for Destroyed Tapes
    The CIA released a 2011 internal memo saying Gina Haspel wasn’t to blame for the destruction of videotaped interrogations of terror suspects, an effort to shore up support on Capitol Hill for her nomination to lead the spy agency.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 7:14pm -
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