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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.
Politics 28-09-2020

US Secretary Pompeo in crucial visit to Greece

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about which party won the local elections in Romania, some of Germany's sate premiers wanting to tighten measures, and so much more.
Politics 24-09-2020

Member states to clash over the EU’s new migration pact

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how the EU member states reacted to the European Commission's proposal for the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, as well as other news from the Capitals.
Politics 23-09-2020

Neo-Nazi group banned in Finland

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about eastern Austria refusing to shut restaurants and clubs at 10 am as COVID-19 cases increase, the Romanian parliament voting to increase pensions by 40%, and so much more.
Politics 22-09-2020

Italy slashes number of politicians by a third

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the state of Bavaria intending to impose stricter COVID-19 rules than the rest of Germany, the Czech health minister resigining as new cases soar, and so much more.
Politics 21-09-2020

Hungarian foreign ministry listed journalists’ trips abroad

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Finland's Green Party calling for a discussion regarding the legalisation of cannabis, Norway cutting funds for Polish communities that have adopted resolutions on so-called "LGBT-free zones", and so much more.
Politics 18-09-2020

Lithuania backs Warsaw in rule of law dispute with Brussels

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the UK government about undermining the Irish Good Friday Agreement, the German government issuing an apology to gay members of its military, and so much more.
Politics 17-09-2020

German police officers suspected of right-wing extremist chat groups

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how Italy's universities will reopen, how authorities in North-Rhine Westphalian are investigating a group of police officers who allegedly posted right-wing extremists messages in chat groups, and so much more.
Politics 16-09-2020

Spain approves bill to erase Franco’s legacy

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how much teleworking would cost if workers in Luxembourg started to work from home one day a week, Spain approving a democratic bill to erase the legacy of dictator Francisco Franco, and so much more.
Politics 15-09-2020

Lukashenko calls Orbán ‘my friend’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about French President Emmanuel Macron asking Russian President Vladimir Putin to clarify his involvement in the Navalny affair, the Czech Republic's trade, energy and transport minister saying it would be unrealistic for the Czech Republic to consider a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and so much more.

Polish PM: Nord Stream 2 blows up EU energy policy ‘from inside’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austria and the Czech Republic announcing they have reached the second wave, Greece announcing major defence and economy policy initiatives, and so much more.
Politics 10-09-2020

Serbia suspends military activities, blaming ‘horrible’ EU pressure

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Irish Taoiseach being 'extremely concerned' that  the UK may not abide by the terms set out in the Brexit withdrawal agreement, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov confirming he will not resign, and so much more.
Politics 09-09-2020

EU centre-right under pressure to keep distance from Borissov

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the 30-page document outlining Italy's recovery plan, the EU agreeing to disburse €2.4 million in grants to help Serbia's media outlets deal with the COVID-19 crisis, and so much more.
Politics 08-09-2020

Finland might reconsider future of Nord Stream 2

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Italy and Croatia opening its schools, Macron condemns China's repressive policy against Uighurs, and so much more.
Politics 07-09-2020

Rumours suggest new Irish commissioner will take economy portfolio

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the leaders of Serbia and Kosovo signing an agreement in the White House to normalise econmic relations, a quarter of Austria's population has a so-called "migration background", and so much more.
Politics 04-09-2020

Ireland promises to nominate Commissioner candidates ‘very quickly’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the judges' verdict in the Kočner trial which has marked the country's political landscape, the rising number of COVID-19 infections in Italy, and so much more.
Politics 03-09-2020

Protests in Bulgaria turn violent as Borissov refuses to resign

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier saying he would miss the former Irish Commissioner Phil Hogan, a group of neo-fascist Slovak MPs being kicked out of parliament for failing to wear face masks, and so much more.
Politics 02-09-2020

Sniffer dogs to check air passengers in Finland for COVID-19

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about France's landmark terrorist trial starting today, dogs in Finland being trained to detect COVID-19 at airports, and so much more.
Politics 01-09-2020

Orban: Hungarian democracy same as Germany’s

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Finland's new COVID-19 app, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán telling the Bled Strategic Forum that Hungary's democracy is at the same level as the ones in Germany and Italy, and so much more.
Politics 31-08-2020

Italy mulls mandatory COVID-19 testing with France, Spain

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about German right-wing extremists storming the country's Reichstag building, Montenegro's national election results, and so much more.
Politics 28-08-2020

Irish airline Ryanair challenges Brussels state aid rules

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Hungarian top government officials having to quarantine after Fidesz's Communications director tested postive for the virus, Spanish students planning to strike as soon as school starts, and so much more.
Politics 27-08-2020

Hungary finds its EU-NATO engagement ‘narrow’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Prague suing China for the low quality FFP2 respirators purchased during the coronavirus pandemic, how PM Sanchez is looking to talk with the opposition to create unity against the virus, and so much more.
Politics 26-08-2020

EU mulls ‘options broader than sanctions’ on Turkey

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about French students in middle and high schools not getting free face masks, Hungarian students getting free textbooks for the first time in the country's history, and so much more.
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