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Politics 24-07-2020

Vienna to host new European migration ‘coordination platform’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in Prague, 93-year old SS guard facing justice, and so much more.
Politics 23-07-2020

Sacking at Hungary media site fuels press freedom fears

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about state-owned rail firm SNCF potentially receiving a bailout, Slovakia's parliament holding a special session to dismiss the current prime minister, and so much more.
Politics 22-07-2020

EU-wide digital tax on big tech touted as best resource

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Slovenian Prime Minister Igor Matovič having plum cake in Brussels with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italy receiving €209 billion from the EU Recovery Fund and long-term budget (MFF), and so much more.
Politics 21-07-2020

EU leaders hail ‘historic’ deal at marathon summit

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about German Chancellor Angela Merkel being annoyed with the so-called 'Frugal Four' during the EU Council summit negotiations, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša backing Hungary when it comes to the rule of law conditionality of EU funds, and so much more.
Politics 20-07-2020

German government lobbied for scandal-hit Wirecard

In today's news from the Capitals, find out more about the recent peak in coronavirus cases in the Czech Republic, the Austrian government postponing its decision on making facemasks mandatory due to the European Council summit over the weekend, and so much more.
Politics 17-07-2020

Czech PM Babiš slams EU Recovery Fund proposal

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte saying he's ready for the EU summit on the EU Recovery Fund and MFF, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš criticising the EU Recovery Fund's financial distribution criteria, and so much more.

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Politics 16-07-2020

Swedish veto on MFF and EU Recovery Fund still possible

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Sweden possibly vetoing the EU Recovery Fund, and Prime Minister Boyko Borrissov saying he would announce his resignation depending on the EU's weekend summit after he fired three of his ministers, and so much more.
Politics 15-07-2020

Macron announces national recovery plan of ‘at least €100 billion’

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Croatia's entire education ministry having to self-isolate, Austrian EU Budget Commissioner, Johannes Hahn, predicting there will be an agreement on the MFF and EU Recovery Fund by the weekend, and so much more.
Politics 14-07-2020

Czech government mulls firearms as constitutional right

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austrian anti-racism NGO ZARA reporting a record increase of racial discrimination in the month of June, the Czech government favouring the right to self-defence with a firearm to be included in the fundamental rights and freedoms, and so much more.
Politics 13-07-2020

Bulgaria rocked by protest in defence of democracy

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz laying out the conditions for the EU's long-term budget and the EU Recovery Fund, Italy's government mulling to renew the coronavirus restrictions currently in place, and so much more.
Politics 10-07-2020

Dead heat on the cards as Poles ready for presidential run-off

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Romanian MEPs and the Lithuanian PM criticising the recently adopted Mobility Package, the Czech opposition urging the PM to back the EU RecoveryFund that will be decided at the next EU summit in Brussels, and so much more.
Politics 09-07-2020

Italy’s PM Conte demands July deal on EU Recovery Fund

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte calling for the EU Recovery Fund to be approved by the end of July, Romania seeing an increase in daily increase in coronavirus cases without adopting new measures, and so much more.

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