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

Politics 11-02-2020

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 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.

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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 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,
Agrifood 05-02-2020

Czech government to sue Commission over PM’s alleged conflict of interest

The Czech government will fill a lawsuit against the European Commission over the suspension of subsidy payments granted to Agrofert holding, an agrochemical company of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (RE) that is currently managed by trust funds. EURACTIV.cz reports.

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