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Politics 12-12-2019

Spain’s king taps Socialist Sanchez to form government

Spain's King Felipe VI has tasked acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to form a government after the country's second inconclusive election in less than seven months, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.
Politics 06-12-2019

New SPD leadership on its way to challenge Germany’s Grand Coalition

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) officially elected Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans as the new chairmen at a national conference on Friday (6 December). There was no vote about remaining in the Grand Coalition with the CDU/CSU conservatives, but the new leadership appears to have 'declared war' on them. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Politics 06-12-2019

Mass strikes leave Macron facing defining moment

In this edition of the Capitals, find out more about the French strikes currently paralysing France and putting French President Emmanuel Macron to the test, as well as so much more. The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
Politics 04-12-2019

France-US clash at NATO summit amid fears in eastern Europe

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about the clash between France and the US at the NATO summit, and so much more. The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
Digital 03-12-2019

The Capitals Special: Europe’s 5G dilemma

EU ministers adopted conclusions on Tuesday concerning the importance and security of 5G technology, which stress that an approach to 5G cybersecurity should be comprehensive and risk-based, while also taking into account ‘non-technical factors’.
Politics 03-12-2019

Greek PM says Turkey undermines EU climate change efforts

MADRID. With its illegal activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, Ankara is undermining EU efforts to tackle climate change, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at a meeting with other EU leaders on the sidelines of the COP25 climate summit in Madrid.

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Politics 02-12-2019

Crisis looms in Germany as SPD picks new leaders

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. In this edition: Crisis looms in Germany, transport strike in France, Sanchez prepares for investiture vote; and much more...
Politics 29-11-2019

The ‘Great Expectations’ of member states from the new Commission

In this Special Edition of the Capitals, EURACTIV's network is reporting on the main priorities of EU member states in the new European Commission.
Politics 28-11-2019

Self-determination ‘key’ to lock or unlock Spanish government talks

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out how Catalan separatists ERC and Spanish socialist party PSOE will try to solve to the country's current political deadlock, and so much more. The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
Politics 27-11-2019

Czech Republic at the mercy of Chinese and Russian secret services

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out how Chinese and Russian Intelligence activities are influencing Czech politics, and so much more. The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
Politics 26-11-2019

Romanian socialists’ search for new leader and the Commissioner drama

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.
Politics 25-11-2019

Balkan espionage affair revives ghosts of the past

In today's edition of The Capitals, find out about what a video clip allegedly showing a Russian intelligence officer handing over money to a Serbian man is causing tension in the region, as well as so much more. The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network.

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