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Politics 30-07-2021

Greek islands face lockdowns – Portugal’s nightlife closed until October

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the overcrowding of Italian prisons, the streets of Prague making way for the 'vaccine bus', and so much more.
Coronavirus 29-07-2021

EU countries are throwing away expired vaccine doses

Europe is letting thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses expire while only 1% of people in low-income countries and 28% of the world population has received at least a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Politics 29-07-2021

Protesting Bulgarians wiretapped under ‘coup’ accusation

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Slovakia announcing an official pandemic wave, Czechia considering offering two extra days paid leave to those vaccinated, and so much more.
Politics 28-07-2021

UNESCO saves Romanian gold mine site from cyanide developers

In today's The Capitals , Hungary prepares its citizens for the third COVID-19 jab and the Polish government look to set up a fund to fight cybercrime, all this and much more in the capitals..
Politics 27-07-2021

Austria opposes Turkey’s bid to join EU military project

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Poland considering making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for healthcare workers, Macron discussing the Pegasus spyware case with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, and so much more.
Politics 26-07-2021

Austria says it will not solve Europe’s Afghanistan problem

In today's edition of the capitals, the Czech Republic start their vaccination campaign for the homeless and former DUP leader Arlene Foster joins Nigel Farage's GB News, all thsi and much more in the capitals.
Politics 23-07-2021

US warns Warsaw over licence renewal of top private broadcaster

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about the Czech Republic amending its gun laws, Ireland preparing its ICU's for a new surge in COVID-19 cases, and so much more.
Politics 22-07-2021

Cyprus warns citizens to reject Turkey’s calls for property claims

In today's edition of the capitals, find out more about Orban's announcement of a controversial referendum on the country's LGBTQI+ law provisions, Slovakia facing protests over new COVID-19 restrictions, and so much more.
Politics 21-07-2021

Commission: Pandemic increased risk of corruption in Italy

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about France mulling new COVID-19 restrictions, the European Commission givingPoland an August deadline comply with the CJEU’s decisions, and so much more.
Politics 20-07-2021

Polish delegation ‘about to pull out’ from EU conservatives?

In today's edition of the capitals, Croatian police discover over 700 fake PCR tests and Slovakia is set to compensate victims of forced sterilisation, all this and much more in today's capitals.
Politics 19-07-2021

Greek FM says NATO tends to forget its values

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Spain reinstating the night curfew, Serbia's government website being targeted by a Turkish hacker group, and so much more.
Politics 16-07-2021

EU takes Italy to court for not sharing terrorism-related data

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Germany being devastated by flash floods, Slovenia, Croatia and North Macedonia calling on their citizens to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and so much more.
Politics 15-07-2021

Polish and EU courts clash as critics warn of legal ‘Polexit’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Kosovo restoring reciprocity measures against Serbia, France facing protests over Macron's new vaccination rules, and so much more.
Politics 14-07-2021

Biden-Merkel meeting: The devil is in the detail

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgaria's former PM Borissov being summoned for questioning over an alleged threat, Germany launching a space command, and so much more.
Politics 13-07-2021

Afghanistan turmoil causes EU new migration headaches

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Rome and France introducing new COVID-19 measures as the Delta variant spreads across both countries, Poland to decide on the constitutionality of EU law, and so much more.
Politics 12-07-2021

New media law puts Poland, US on collision course

In today's edition of the capitals, find out more about Bulgaria's GERB party losing snap elections and Romanian citizens showing their eagerness to join the Eurozone, and so much more.
Politics 09-07-2021

EU seeks clarity on business lending in Greek recovery plan

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the UK signing a trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, the Polish PM being disappointed by the current negotiations with Czechia over the Turow lignite mine, and so much more.
Politics 08-07-2021

Polls show popularity boost for Tusk’s party

In today's edition of The Capitals, France call for massive vaccination as COVID-19 cases surge and Spain make arrests over the death of a 24 year old Spanish man over the weekend, all this and much more in today's capitals.
Politics 07-07-2021

Serbia ignores West’s concerns, praises China’s Marxism

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Slovakia imposing stricter border controls for the unvaccinated, the COVID-19 Delta variant becoming dominant in Portugal, and so much more.
Politics 06-07-2021

Sanofi booster ‘more promising’ than mRNA

In today's edition of The Capitals, Hungary donate 20,000 Sinopharm vaccines to Montenegro and the French Sanofi vaccine is expected to begin its rollout in December, all this and much more in todays capitals..
Politics 05-07-2021

Tusk: Putin is celebrating new EU far-right movement

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Luxembourg's PM hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, Donald Tusk making his return to Polish politics, and so much more.
Politics 02-07-2021

Slovenia’s opposition rejects call for ‘truce’ during EU Presidency

In today's edition of the capitals, Sweden fails to form a new government and the commission approve Slovenia's recovery plan, these and so much more in today's capitals..
Politics 01-07-2021

Slovenia takes EU helm, strenghtens border security

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Slovakia introducing a "vaccination lottery", Bulgaria announcing plans to adopt the euro officially, and so much more.
Politics 30-06-2021

Delta variant puts EU COVID-19 certificate to the test

In today's edition of the capitals, France's COVID-19 restrictions come to an end and Albania-Montenegro's police team up for the tourist season, all this and much more in the capitals...