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Politics 25-02-2020

Lenarcic: No ‘direct’ scenario for Schengen’s suspension due to coronavirus

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how France is dealing with the Coronavirus, new US intelligence chief Grenell's links to the Hungarian government, Boyko Borissov's alleged money laundering dealings in Barcelona, and so much more.
Politics 24-02-2020

Italy loath to suspend Schengen despite coronavirus cases soar

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the outcome to the state elections in Hamburg, Italy dealing wth now about 150 coronavirus case, and so much more.
Politics 21-02-2020

Lithuanian MPs seek EU sanctions against ‘Putin’s chef’

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about the reactions of German leaders to the attacks in Hanau, Hugnary's deputy whip of governing coalition party KDNP in parliament suggesting that there should be an 'ECHR-exit', and so much more.
Politics 20-02-2020

Sánchez to launch ‘direct’ dialogue with Catalans next week

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about who could step into the shoes of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as CDU chief, Hungary's pledge to ban single-use plastics, Portugal's 'euthanasia debate', and so much more.
Politics 19-02-2020

EU budget: First post-Brexit test seems to be tough for Europe

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about how the EU member states reacted to European Council President Charles Michel's more 'flexible' EU budget proposal.
Politics 18-02-2020

Finland-Russia border: the next refugee crisis?

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the brewing refugee crisis at the border between Russia and Finland, a US ambassador warning the Czech Republic not to adopt a 7% digital tax, academics against Janez Janša leading Slovenia, and so much more.
Politics 17-02-2020

Portugal’s EU Presidency to focus on relations with India

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about British Commission officials getting Irish passports, the Slovakian president speaking of tieing the rule of law with EU funding, Bulgarian trade unions opposing the European Green Deal, and so much more.
Politics 14-02-2020

Finnish minister: EU treatment of refugees is ‘shameful’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen facing the Bundestag as she is being probed in relation to the "advisors scandal", the Polish parliament funding state propaganda, the leader of Slovenia's biggest party threatening a Dnevnik journalist, and so much more.
Politics 13-02-2020

Flemish PM’s meeting with Orban causes turmoil in Belgian politics

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about France's possible links to the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta, Lega's Salvini possibly facing trial, the Croatian government attacking press freedom, and so much more.
Politics 12-02-2020

Speculation over AKK’s CDU successor in Germany

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about former CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's potential successors, Ireland's political parties jockeying for influence following the elections, many Bulgarians saying they wouldn't want to help NATO allies facing a Russian attack, and so much more.
Politics 11-02-2020

Public squabble fuels the fire in Croatia’s centre-right

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer stepping down as CDU party leader, the UK cosying up to Ireland's nationalist Sinn Féin party after their electoral success, tensions between Croatia's PM and VP, and so much more.
Politics 10-02-2020

Le Pen’s far right party looks for money

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about what's next for the German state of Thuringia following last week's election debacle, PNL's election masquerade in Bucharest, "an attack on the autonomy" of prosecutors in Portugal, and so much more.
Politics 07-02-2020

Lithuanian professionals targeted on LinkedIn by Chinese agents

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how the Thuringia election debacle unfolded for the liberal FDP, Hungary closing its borders, upcoming bilaterals between the Spanish government and Catalan president to solve the 'conflict', and so much more.
Politics 06-02-2020

Portugal ends ‘golden visas’ in Lisbon and Porto

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the collapse of the Romanian government, Hungarian hospitals shutting their doors to patients with the flu,
Politics 05-02-2020

Operation Sophia causes turmoil within Austria’s ruling coalition

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Orban attending a conservative conference in Rome, Finland's plans to go carbon-neutral by 2035, Germany's reignited debate on wearing the Niqab in schools, and so much more.
Politics 04-02-2020

Orbán still in EPP for at least one year

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about the issues on which Kurz and Merkel disagree on, Spanish separatist parties rejecting Spain's royalty, Macron's long-anticipated visit to Poland, and so much more.
Politics 03-02-2020

Finnish FM: Europe will focus on Africa, Latin America after Brexit

In today's edition of the Capitals find out about French President Emmanuel Macron's first day in Poland, Bulgaria protecting its coal industry, Ireland's Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil both leading in the polls in front of Leo Vardakar's party in the run-up to elections, and so much more.
Politics 31-01-2020

Nordic electronic ID card in the making

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about the lifting of immunities of far-right AfD leader, government workers striking in Portugal, the Polish Sejm stripping the Senate of €23 million, and so much more.
Politics 30-01-2020

Belgium’s government and judiciary divided over PKK

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about what happened Greece's mini-political crisis on football matters, Czech company Avast selling web browser data of its customers across the globe, the biggest-ever-purchase of a Finnish company, and so much more.
Politics 29-01-2020

Austrian and German far-right to intensify cooperation

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about how the coronavirus has started to manifest itself in Europe, the continued lack of a government for Belgium, whether the recourse to violence had its spot in a democracy, and so much more.
Politics 28-01-2020

Italian progressives eye a leftist turn after 5 Star defeat

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about recent resignation from politicians in Ljubljana and Zagreb, Football Leaks founder Rui Pinto having leaked the Luanda Leaks, and Austria's plans to develop its 5G network with private companies, and so much more.
Politics 27-01-2020

Sigmar Gabriel joins Deutsche Bank, frustrates social democrats

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about new party leadership in parties in Hungary and the Czech Republic, the Spanish government's endorsement of Venezuela's opposition leader, a landslide victory of the Social Democrats in Austria's state of Burgenland, and so much more.
Politics 24-01-2020

Orbán vows to disobey court orders

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about the latest amendment to France's bioethics law, Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index painting a gloomy picture for several member states, Sweden's slowing growth, and so much more.
Global Europe 23-01-2020

Portuguese employers and unions reject ‘dangerous’ EU minimum wage proposal

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Salvini provoking Tunisia, Greta Thunberg's meeting with Polish miners, more than half of Serbians wanting EU membership, and so much more.

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