Today’s front pages
15 December 2011
Is the euro burning?
"Having proved resistant to all stresses", the single currency is trading at less than $1.30, its lowest level since January.
Original article in La Tribune fr
La Tribune Paris
EU 26 fight to stop pact unravelling
Several non-eurozone nations are having doubts about the EU26 'fiscal compact', while Sarkozy inflames divisions with an attack on 'kid' Cameron
Original article in The Independent en
The Independent London
Smirnov the dictator leaves the stage
In power for 20 years, Transnistrian dictator Igor Smirnov has been eliminated in the first round of the breakaway Moldovan republic's presidential elections. A second round run-off will be held on Christmas day between the former House Speaker Yevgeny Shevchuk and the current Speaker, Anatoly Kaminski.
Original article in Adevărul ro
IMF approves €3.9 billion bailout tranche after review
The International Monetary Fund last night cleared the way for the next tranche of funds under Ireland’s €85 billion bailout programme.
Original article in The Irish Times en
The Irish Times Dublin
Doctors won thanks to SMER
The Slovak parliament has overturned the partial privatization of hospitals and has voted to increase the salaries of doctors, who had threatened a mass resignation over the government's liberalisation of the health system. The motion against the government was backed by the main opposition party, centre right SMER.
Original article in SME sk
Euro crisis has no effect on Christmas
Economic woes have not affected Rovaniemi, the city of Santa Claus, as Finnish families splash out for the holiday season.
Original article in Lapin Kansa fi
Lapin Kansa Rovaniemi
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Does austerity work? What is going on in the Eurozone? There are different ways of looking at Europe, but political cartoons are among the most effective. Pick your favorite cartoon among those featured in the Italian press. A contest organised by the European Commission in partnership with Internazionale. The most voted cartoon will be rewarded during
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