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Politics 20-01-2020

Spaniards bicker over ‘parental veto’ on education

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Ireland giving the Apple chief a reward, a long-time minister of Slovenia resigning from his post as defence minister, clashes between Spanish parties over parental controls in schools, and so much more.
Politics 17-01-2020

Greece ready to send ‘forces’ to Libya to monitor ceasefire

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about the issues the V4 and Austria agreed to cooperate on, Greek PM Mitsotakis' reaction to not being invited to the Berlin summit on Libya, the Serbian president being sued, and so much more.
Politics 16-01-2020

Portugal eyes more immigrants to mitigate low-birth rate

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about the nomination of Greece's first female president, how day one of the Irish election campaign started, Croatian MP calling for PM Plenkovic to resign, MEPs wanting to hold PM Babis accountable at EU level, and so much more.
Politics 16-01-2020

Greek PM Mitsotakis nominates first-ever female president

Greece's conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis nominated on Wednesday (15 January) judge Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou to become the first-ever female president of the Hellenic Republic, saying it was a “progressive proposal” that should be approved by all Greek lawmakers.
Politics 15-01-2020

Spanish far-right sues European Parliament

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about far-right VOX suing the European Parliament for accepting Catalan separatist leaders as MEPs, how Poland's PiS fared in the polls, the climate action call to the Croatian government made by scientists, and so much more.
Politics 14-01-2020

France struggles to find ‘EU friends’ in Sahel

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Hungary's conditional commitment to carbon neutrality, Italy's sixth case of meningitis within a month and a half, France having a hard time finding help from its EU friends in the Sahel, and so much more.

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Politics 10-01-2020

Portugal to approve first surplus budget since return to democracy

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out about Portugal's historic approval of a budget with a surplus, corruption in France, Greece's stance on 5G, Viktor Orban's worship of Donald Trump and Boris Johnson, and so much more.
Politics 08-01-2020

Italy invites ‘everyone’ to the Libyan table

In today's edition of the Capitals find out about French President Emmanuel Macron's shift on EU enlargement policy, the priorities of Austria's new governing coalition, as well member states' approaches to crises in Iraq and Libya.
Politics 07-01-2020

Economist heats up ‘Euro debate’ in Sweden

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Politics 06-01-2020

Leftist victory shakes Croatian politics at start of EU presidency

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of the Capitals, we invite you to read Alexandra Brzozowski’s story...
Politics 20-12-2019

Parliamentary report casts a shadow over China’s 5G supply in Italy

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Politics 19-12-2019

S&D chief: A PSOE-Podemos government will build ‘bridges’ with divided Catalonia

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