Capitals archive

Politics 23-07-2021

US warns Warsaw over licence renewal of top private broadcaster

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about the Czech Republic amending its gun laws, Ireland preparing its ICU's for a new surge in COVID-19 cases, and so much more.
Politics 22-07-2021

Cyprus warns citizens to reject Turkey’s calls for property claims

In today's edition of the capitals, find out more about Orban's announcement of a controversial referendum on the country's LGBTQI+ law provisions, Slovakia facing protests over new COVID-19 restrictions, and so much more.
Politics 21-07-2021

Commission: Pandemic increased risk of corruption in Italy

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about France mulling new COVID-19 restrictions, the European Commission givingPoland an August deadline comply with the CJEU’s decisions, and so much more.
Politics 21-07-2021

Social partners and regions get greater say in conference on EU future

The executive board of the Conference on the Future of Europe decided at Monday’s session to allocate more seats in the Conference Plenary to both regional and local representatives, and social partners, the Slovenian EU presidency said. The rules of...
Politics 20-07-2021

Polish delegation ‘about to pull out’ from EU conservatives?

In today's edition of the capitals, Croatian police discover over 700 fake PCR tests and Slovakia is set to compensate victims of forced sterilisation, all this and much more in today's capitals.
Politics 19-07-2021

Greek FM says NATO tends to forget its values

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Spain reinstating the night curfew, Serbia's government website being targeted by a Turkish hacker group, and so much more.
Politics 16-07-2021

EU takes Italy to court for not sharing terrorism-related data

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Germany being devastated by flash floods, Slovenia, Croatia and North Macedonia calling on their citizens to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and so much more.
Politics 15-07-2021

Polish and EU courts clash as critics warn of legal ‘Polexit’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Kosovo restoring reciprocity measures against Serbia, France facing protests over Macron's new vaccination rules, and so much more.
Politics 15-07-2021

COVID-19 infection rate rises threefold among young Spaniards

The COVID-19 infection rate in Spain has soared to 436 cases for every 100,000 residents in the past two weeks, with young people particularly affected by a threefold increase compared to the previous fortnight, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported. 
Politics 14-07-2021

Biden-Merkel meeting: The devil is in the detail

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Bulgaria's former PM Borissov being summoned for questioning over an alleged threat, Germany launching a space command, and so much more.
Politics 13-07-2021

Afghanistan turmoil causes EU new migration headaches

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Rome and France introducing new COVID-19 measures as the Delta variant spreads across both countries, Poland to decide on the constitutionality of EU law, and so much more.
Politics 12-07-2021

New media law puts Poland, US on collision course

In today's edition of the capitals, find out more about Bulgaria's GERB party losing snap elections and Romanian citizens showing their eagerness to join the Eurozone, and so much more.
Politics 12-07-2021

Spanish PM Sanchez unveils sweeping cabinet reshuffle

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Saturday unveiled a thorough reshuffle of his cabinet, swapping out heavyweight ministers in the fields of foreign affairs and justice while boosting the representation of women and reducing the average age of the government. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.
Politics 09-07-2021

EU seeks clarity on business lending in Greek recovery plan

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the UK signing a trade deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, the Polish PM being disappointed by the current negotiations with Czechia over the Turow lignite mine, and so much more.
Politics 08-07-2021

Polls show popularity boost for Tusk’s party

In today's edition of The Capitals, France call for massive vaccination as COVID-19 cases surge and Spain make arrests over the death of a 24 year old Spanish man over the weekend, all this and much more in today's capitals.
Politics 07-07-2021

Serbia ignores West’s concerns, praises China’s Marxism

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Slovakia imposing stricter border controls for the unvaccinated, the COVID-19 Delta variant becoming dominant in Portugal, and so much more.
Politics 06-07-2021

Sanofi booster ‘more promising’ than mRNA

In today's edition of The Capitals, Hungary donate 20,000 Sinopharm vaccines to Montenegro and the French Sanofi vaccine is expected to begin its rollout in December, all this and much more in todays capitals..
Politics 05-07-2021

Tusk: Putin is celebrating new EU far-right movement

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Luxembourg's PM hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19, Donald Tusk making his return to Polish politics, and so much more.
Politics 02-07-2021

Slovenia’s opposition rejects call for ‘truce’ during EU Presidency

In today's edition of the capitals, Sweden fails to form a new government and the commission approve Slovenia's recovery plan, these and so much more in today's capitals..
Politics 01-07-2021

Slovenia takes EU helm, strenghtens border security

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out more about Slovakia introducing a "vaccination lottery", Bulgaria announcing plans to adopt the euro officially, and so much more.
Politics 01-07-2021

Spanish PM: Socialists will ‘never’ endorse Catalonia independence vote

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Wednesday that there will not be an independence referendum in Catalonia because the Socialist Party (PSOE) he leads “will never ever accept it.”
Politics 30-06-2021

Delta variant puts EU COVID-19 certificate to the test

In today's edition of the capitals, France's COVID-19 restrictions come to an end and Albania-Montenegro's police team up for the tourist season, all this and much more in the capitals...
Politics 29-06-2021

Low vaccination rate and tourism put Bulgaria at risk

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Italians no longer having to wear facemasks outdoors, Stefan Löfven announcing his resignation from his post as Sweden's Prime Minister, and so much more.
Politics 28-06-2021

Greece bows to EU pressure, requires test for Russian tourists

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Czechia's priorities for when it takes on the rotating Council presidency next year, the Bavarian health minister calling for tighter controls on holidaymakers coming back from Portugal, and so much more.
Politics 25-06-2021

Serbia resists ‘pressure’ to impose sanctions on Russia

In today's edition of the capitals, the Slovak government apologise for police raid, Poland withdraw their troops from Afghanistan after 20 years and much more..
Politics 24-06-2021

EU conservatives rush to court Orban

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the German and Polish governments fearing the spread of the Delta variant, Brothers of Italy leader Giorgia Meloni's plans to 'court' Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his party, and so much more.
Politics 23-06-2021

UEFA pulls the plug on rainbow arena in Munich

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romania's government facing a vote of no-confidence soon, Swedish police investigating producers of faulty COVID-19 tests, and so much more.
Politics 22-06-2021

Spanish government to pardon jailed Catalan separatist leaders

The Spanish government is poised to issue pardons for nine Catalan politicians jailed for their involvement in the illegal and ill-fated referendum and declaration of independence in 2017, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Politics 22-06-2021

Turkey holds key to EU migration pact deadlock

In today's edition of the capitals find out more about the European Commission giving the green light for both Austria's and Slovakia's recovery plans and the Swedish government losing the no-confidence vote, these stories and so much more...
Politics 21-06-2021

Orban’s Europe vision: Dismantle EU Parliament

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Pride march in Warsaw amid the current backlash against the LGBT community, Germany's health minister warning football fans not to travel to London, and so much more.
Politics 18-06-2021

Greens around the Baltic Sea denounce Nord Stream 2

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Green MEPs and political parties in countries around the Baltic Sea criticising Nord Stream 2, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban dismissing criticism regarding the recently adopted LGBTQ law, and so much more.
Politics 17-06-2021

Austria calls for return to strict budgetary rules

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about German soldiers being recalled from Lithuania for allegedly having made racist remarks and committed sexual assault, Serbia's foreign minister criticising a German MEP for defending Pristina's approach to the dialogue, and so much more.
Politics 16-06-2021

Greeks in limbo over AstraZeneca jab

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the Hungarian parliament passing the Russian-style LGBTQI bill, France welcoming the suspension of sanctions EU-US sanctions in 17-year-long Airbus-Boeing despite, and so much more.
Politics 15-06-2021

LEAK: EU, US to mend trade ties, align on Russia-China

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Italy allowing the mixing of vaccines, Bulgaria's former Deputy PM accused of discriminating Roma people, and so much more.
Politics 14-06-2021

LEAK: What NATO allies will decide in Brussels

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austria teaming up with Greece on migration matters, Hungary's parliament preparing to pass a Russian-style LGBTQI bill, and so much more.
Politics 11-06-2021

How a Green Germany could shake Europe

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Ital's finance police investigating Booking.com, why the Croatian national team did not take the knee, and so much more.
Politics 10-06-2021

EU chief prosecutor picks Bulgaria for first mission

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the new evidence found in the anti-corruption probe against Kurz, the European Commission warning Slovakia and 17 other EU countries about their environmental policies, and so much more.
Politics 09-06-2021

Dirty lobbying puts in spotlight anti-Babis resolution

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the reactions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia to Ratko Mladic losing his final appeal in the genocide conviction against him, French President Emmanuel Macron getting slapped, and so much more.
Politics 08-06-2021

New Muslim party in Sweden eyes Turkish community

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romania's new 5G law that could exclude Huawei from having access to the country's future 5G mobile networks, German Health Minister Jens Spahn being caught up in a scandal regarding faulty masks, and so much more.
Politics 07-06-2021

Erdogan wants a stake in Bulgaria’s politics

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about thousands protesting the government's plans to build the Chinese Fudan University in Budapest, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz being the only one to attend the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, and so much more.

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