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Politics 03-03-2021

Slovak government faces collapse amid Sputnik purchase

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Lithuania's foreign minister saying China's "17+1" summit with Eastern European states divides Europe, Germany's Friedrich Merz (CDU) confirming he will run for a seat in the Bundestag, and so much more.
Politics 02-03-2021

Tusk: Don’t be naive with Russian and Chinese jabs

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Slovakia receiving Russian Sputnik V vaccines, former French President Nicholas Sarkozy being sentenced to prison for corruption and influence peddling, and so much more.
Politics 01-03-2021

EU blocked over sanctions on Hungary, Poland

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban threatening to leave the EPP political group, Finland enters a three-week partial lockdown, and so much more.
Politics 26-02-2021

Spanish flag carrier tests mobile ‘health passport’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Spanish flag carrier Iberia testing out 'health passports', a German MP being raided by police for allegedly lobbying the government to enter a contract with a mask supplier, and so much more.
Politics 25-02-2021

Vaccinated Slovenian doctor reinfected with COVID-19

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Croatia's HDZ saying it will pursue legal action against index.hr, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposing a 'green pass' for those who pose no COVID-threat, and so much more.
Politics 24-02-2021

Support EU-based vaccine production, five leaders say

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Russia's military infrastructure hampering Lithuania's 5G development, Slovenia's National Assembly appointing the country's new health minister, and so much more.
Politics 23-02-2021

Czechia to sue Poland over illegal coal mining

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Czechia saying it will sue Poland for illegal coal mining, Bulgarian restaurants calling for a reduction in the fees they have to pay, and so much more.
Politics 22-02-2021

Polish minister: EU responsible for pandemic’s third wave

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the fifth night of protests over a rapper's imprisonment in Spain, Ireland boosting its vaccination progamme, and so much more.
Politics 19-02-2021

New scandal with Hungary’s top EU court nominee

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Croatia and Finland finding a new COVID-strain, Austria's interior ministry threatening to sue an activist, and so much more.
Politics 18-02-2021

Croatia and Slovakia launch ‘Operation Sputnik’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Croatia and Slovakia looking into getting the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, Lithuania's parliament calling for the persecution of Uighurs in China to be investigated, and so much more.
Politics 17-02-2021

Intelligence chief: China’s 5G is hazardous for entire society

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how Italy's Veneto region will receive more vaccines than requested, the crowding of Polish ski slopes, and so much more.
Politics 16-02-2021

Slovak census to determine churches’ financing

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about how this year's census in Slovakia could affect the church's finances, Austrian Finance Minister Gernot Blümel (ÖVP) facing a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, and so much more.
Politics 15-02-2021

Italian regions seek separate vaccine deals

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Finns are increasingly divided about the EU, a key witness in a high-profile corruption case in Slovakia committing suicide, and so much more.
Politics 12-02-2021

Four EU leaders were offered ‘separate’ deals with AstraZeneca

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Czech parliament not extending the state of emergency, Austrian anti-corruption authorities raiding the house of the country's finance minister, and so much more.
Politics 11-02-2021

Czechia eyes Russia’s Sputnik to get a head start in vaccine race

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about PM Babis' interest in Serbia's vaccination programme, Estonia's plans to build Europe’s first small scale nuclear reactor, and so much more.
Politics 10-02-2021

China lures CEE countries with trade, vaccine promises

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the EU likely to ask for a two-month extension to ratify the post-Brexit trade deal, Bulgarian parents opposed to testing their children in schools and kindergartens, and so much more.
Politics 09-02-2021

Germany, Sweden, and Poland expel Russian diplomats

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Berlin, Stockholm, and Warsaw expelling Russian diplomats, Greece and Israel signing a five-year agreement on tourism, and so much more.
Politics 08-02-2021

Russia tells Bulgaria to stop ‘navalnying’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Czech president attending an online summit with China, Germany reporting record military spending that remains below NATO's target, and so much more.
Politics 05-02-2021

Russian bank opens ‘critical infrastructure’ debate in Slovakia

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the COVID vaccine not granting special privileges in Germany for now, Bulgaria preparing for a third coronavirus peak, and so much more.
Politics 04-02-2021

Berlin optimistic over EU approval of Russian vaccine

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about a Paris court condemning the French state for climate inaction, the Czech Constitutional Court amending election laws just eight months before the general elections, and so much more.
Politics 03-02-2021

Hungarian doctors can’t recommend Russian, Chinese jabs

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Germany, Austria, Spain, and the EU Commission offering to help Portugal deal with the third COVID wave, former ECB chief Draghi being given the mandate to lead Italy's government, and so much more.
Politics 02-02-2021

Finnish nurse extracts seven doses from Pfizer vial

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Czech government split on the coal phase-out date, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire warning restaurant owners flouting COVID-rules, and so much more.
Politics 01-02-2021

US and Russia spar over Bulgarian corruption

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the four Italian MEPs who were stopped at the Croatian-Bosnian border, COVID-protests in Austria, and so much more.
Politics 29-01-2021

‘Annus horriblis’ for Spain’s labour market

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Portuguese citizens banned from travelling outbound for two weeks, large-scale corruption in Bulgaria, and so much more.
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