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Politics 13-07-2020

Bulgaria rocked by protest in defence of democracy

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz laying out the conditions for the EU's long-term budget and the EU Recovery Fund, Italy's government mulling to renew the coronavirus restrictions currently in place, and so much more.
Politics 10-07-2020

Dead heat on the cards as Poles ready for presidential run-off

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romanian MEPs and the Lithuanian PM criticising the recently adopted Mobility Package, the Czech opposition urging the PM to back the EU RecoveryFund that will be decided at the next EU summit in Brussels, and so much more.
Politics 09-07-2020

Italy’s PM Conte demands July deal on EU Recovery Fund

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte calling for the EU Recovery Fund to be approved by the end of July, Romania seeing an increase in daily increase in coronavirus cases without adopting new measures, and so much more.
Politics 08-07-2020

Clashes in Belgrade as Serbia reimposes COVID-19 curfew

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romania, Upper Austria and Belgrade tightening its COVID-19 measures, Germany's liberal FDP calling all coronavirus measures adopted thus far into question, and so much more.
Politics 07-07-2020

UK imposes first own sanctions against Saudi, Russian human rights abusers

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the new French government following Monday's reshuffle, the newly created European Public's Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) saying it will investigate member states that haven't joined, and so much more.
Politics 06-07-2020

Belgrade declares state of emergency

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the coronavirus situation in Luxembourg, the results of Croatia's parliamentary elections, and so much more.
Politics 03-07-2020

Italy delays decision on EU bailout fund, again

In today's news from the Capitals, find out more about Lithuania's government welcoming NATO's updated defence plans for Poland and the Baltic states, Spain losing about €8 billion to tourism in the month of May alone, and so much more.
Politics 02-07-2020

Berlin moves to dismantle right-wing extremism in Special Forces

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about how snus trafficking being linked to the increase of COVID-19 cases in Finland, how the Serbian president is urging the country to work, not lockdown, and so much more.
Politics 01-07-2020

Italians still puzzled over EU bailouts

Italy’s ruling parties are still bickering over whether to make use of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.
Politics 30-06-2020

Radiation leak worries Nordics and Baltics who eye Russia

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the radiation leak that is worrying the Nordics and the Baltics, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković confirming that "everything that was possible was achieved given the circumstances" the country's EU presidency.
Politics 29-06-2020

COVID-19 was in Spain a year before breakout

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Ireland's new prime minister, Croatia's spikes in new daily COVID-19 cases, Serbian high-ranking officials testing positive for the virus, and so much more.
Politics 26-06-2020

Slovak minister: Italy produces debt and takes most EU money

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the spikes in COVID-19 cases in Croatia and Romania, the increase of cyber incidents in the Czech Republic during the coronavirus pandemic, and so much more.
Politics 25-06-2020

War crimes tribunal indicts Kosovo President Thaci

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Kosovo's president being indicted before the Hague-based Kosovo court in the Hague, migrants abroad the quarantine ship docked in Sicily testing positive for COVID-19, and so much more.
Politics 24-06-2020

Spanish care homes bear brunt of COVID-19 crisis

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Croatia debating whether Prime Minister Andrej Plenković should self-isolate after meeting with COVID-positive Novak Đoković, Portugal's growing foreign population, and so much more.
Politics 23-06-2020

Poland’s president visits US to get election boost

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how expensive alcohol is in Finland, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov being interrogated as a witness in a criminal case, and so much more.
Politics 22-06-2020

Greek law gives strong push for electromobility

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis' reaction to the European Parliament's resolution deploring his conflict of interest, riots in the German city of Stuttgart and so much more.
Politics 19-06-2020

New COVID-19 outbreak prompts German-Romanian blame game

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the diplomatic spat between Romania and Germany following a recent COVID-19 outbreak in North Rhine-Westphalian meatpacking plant, Spain's new package to save its 'battered' tourism sector, and so much more.
Politics 18-06-2020

First local lockdowns in Europe due to new COVID-19 cases

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romania seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases in recent days, the presidential televised debate in Poland, and so much more.
Politics 17-06-2020

Croatia region declares natural disaster after 50 million bees were poisoned

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about tensions between Hungary and Romania following the opening of borders but with restrictions, France planning to relocate its sanitary industry, and so much more.
Coronavirus 16-06-2020

Swedes start questioning government’s ‘herd immunity’ path

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Air France vowing to reduce its domestic flights, Italian PM Conte urging the opposition to cooperate to ensure Italy recovers from the crisis, and so much more.
Politics 16-06-2020

All you need to know about Europe lifting its internal border restrictions

After nearly three months of COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns and in a bid to save Europe's summer, the bloc is slowly reopening its internal borders. However, nearly every member state is playing by its own timetable and rules. EURACTIV's media network took a closer look.
Politics 15-06-2020

Belgium criticises vaccine buying solo-run

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about French President Emmanuel Macron calling for more EU solidarity, Spain reopening its EU borders from 21 June, and so much more.
Politics 12-06-2020

France extends borders by growing its maritime space

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Finland's racism problem, Croatia being the only EU member state with a 'functioning' tourism industry, and so much more.
Politics 11-06-2020

Romania to halt any privatisation for two years

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Germany's foreign minister criticising Israel's plans to annex large parts of the West Bank, the Romanian prime minister urging MPs to vote in favour of extending the country's state of emergency, and so much more.
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