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Politics 30-10-2020

Romania calls for mutual recognition of COVID-19 tests

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romanian President Klaus Iohannis caling for a unified EU approach on the mutual recognition of COVID-19 tests, the French army reinforcing the number of soldeiers to protect places of worship and schools, and so much more.
Politics 29-10-2020

Bulgaria to block EU negotiations with Skopje

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about France going into a second lockdown, the Czech Republic's former health minister getting a top award for his efforts in fighting the pandemic after he was sacked for breaching COVID-19 rules, and so much more.
Politics 28-10-2020

Spanish government plans to tax the richest

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Slovakia gearing up to test the entire population for COVID-19 over the weekend, the French government intending to re-impose a lockdown though different to the one in March, and so much more.
Politics 27-10-2020

Kyiv summons Hungarian envoy over election interference

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Lithuania's new conservative-liberal party to be, how domestic violence increased by 50% in Croatia during the pandemic, and so much more.
Politics 26-10-2020

Bulgaria joins US coalition against Huawei

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Czech Health Minister being forced to resign after breaching his own COVID-19 rules, the hacking of a private psychotherapy centre in Finland leading to cyber criminals holding the data of tens of thousands of clients to ransom, and so much more.
Politics 23-10-2020

Poland closer to total ban on abortion after top court ruling

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the failed attempt of Spanish far-right party Vox to oust Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's government, 'Poland's highest court making it even harder to get an abortion in the country legally, and so much more.
Politics 22-10-2020

Commission: Breton not involved in EU tender won by his former company

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about German Health Minister Jens Spahn testing positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday (21 October), why Croatian hospitals may be left without medication, and so much more.
Politics 21-10-2020

German municipalities prevented taking in refugees

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about France upping its EU budget contribution by quite a wide margin, Slovakia gearing up to test its entire population for COVID-19, and so much more.
Politics 20-10-2020

Belgium to scrap COVID-19 tests for asymptomatic

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how a citizen's initiative to reform Finland’s abortion laws has gathered more than 50,000 signatures within a few months, Poland transforming its biggest stadium into an emergency field hospital, and so much more.
Politics 19-10-2020

Sweden readies massive military budget surge

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the likelihood of Sweden's parliament adopting a proposal that would considerably increase its defence spending levels, the Slovak government's plan to have its entire population tested for coronavirus, and so much more.
Politics 16-10-2020

EU countries warm up recovery fund engine

In today's Special Edition of the Capitals, find out more about EU member states' priorities when it comes to their national recovery plans which were supposed to be submitted to the European Commission on Thursday (15 October), as well as so much more.
Politics 15-10-2020

German restrictions ‘not tough enough to avert disaster’, says Merkel

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Hungarians receiving $10,000 for renovating their homes as a way to recover from the coronavirus crisis, more women than men losing their jobs in Austria as a result of the crisis, and so much more.
Politics 14-10-2020

Poland slams EU ‘Soviet-style blackmailing’ on rule of law

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki going into self-quarantine after coming into contact with a person who tested positive for the coronavirus, the increasing number of Finns returning home, and so much more.
Politics 13-10-2020

Serbia says not always easy to protect its friendship with China

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how an increasing number of Finns are trusting the government less, how China is encouraging the country's investors to invest in Serbia, and so much more.
Politics 12-10-2020

Poland eyes broker role between EU-US

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the curfews imposed in some of Germany's major cities, A Bulgarian EPP MEP calling the EU Parliament's resolution on the rule of law and fundamental rights in Bulgaria "slander", and so much more.
Politics 09-10-2020

Bulgaria ‘rule of law’ vote becomes EPP’s Waterloo

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about EU travellers travelling to the UK can no longer present their identity cards, as well as so much more.
Politics 08-10-2020

France looks at new economic decline

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about France looking towards a tough autumn, European countries tightening coronavirus measures, and so much more.
Politics 07-10-2020

The moment of truth for Greek neo-nazis

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how EPP's Fine Gael party spent more funds than any other Irish political party campaigning for last year's European Parliamentary elections, how Slovak government officials will have to start work at 6am today, and so much more.
Politics 06-10-2020

No Brexit deal risks terrorism in Northern Ireland

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Polish president having to postpone the cabinet swear-in due to the coronavirus, UK lawmakers warning that a no deal Brexit could increase terrorism, and so much more.
Politics 05-10-2020

Belarusians seek international protection in Poland

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the growing number of Belarusians filing for international protection in Poland, doctors in Hungary getting a wage boost as COVID-19 numbers soar, and so much more.
Politics 02-10-2020

Portugal expects EU budget rules to be suspended until 2022

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Politics 01-10-2020

Rule of law divisions threaten to hamper Europe’s recovery hopes

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how the EU member states reacted to the European Union-wide assessment of the rule of law, as well as other news from the Capitals.
Politics 30-09-2020

Slovenian PM backs Orban on rule of law

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how UK MPs voted in favour of the controversial Internal Market Bill, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš not reacting to Hungarian PM Orban calling for Czech EU Commissioner Vera Jourova to resign, and so much more.
Politics 29-09-2020

US or China? Americans call on Portugal to choose

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about French President Emmanuel Macron wanting the European Parliament sessions back in Strasbourg, a US diplomat asking Portugal to choose between the US and China, and so much more.
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