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[Agenda] EU top jobs, Italy, and Western Balkans This WEEK

Euobserver.com - Sat, 08/06/2019 - 09:17
Talks on EP groups and top jobs in the wake of the EU election last month continue. Finance ministers also discuss whether to fine Italy, while EU commissioners promote Western Balkans enlargement.
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Debate: Are Denmark's Social Democrats a good role model?

Eurotopics.net - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 12:31
Denmark is poised for a change of government after the Social Democrats led by Mette Frederiksen emerged as the strongest party in the general election. The Danish People's Party, by contrast, saw its share of the vote halved. The outcome of the election is widely attributed to Frederiksen having copied the right-wing populists' hardline stance on immigration. Europe's commentators discuss the change of strategy.
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Debate: Why did Renault-Fiat Chrysler merger collapse?

Eurotopics.net - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 12:31
In a bid to become the world's third-largest carmaker Fiat Chrysler proposed a merger to French manufacturer Renault, but has now withdrawn the offer after the French government - which has shares in Renault - demanded job guarantees. The conflicting interests of the state and the market are responsible for the failed merger, commentators conclude.
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Debate: Why is TV series Chernobyl such a big hit?

Eurotopics.net - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 12:31
The television series Chernobyl, which follows the events of 26 April 1986, is making waves on social networks and in the traditional media. Viewers voted it the best series ever on the website IMDb. Commentators have also tuned in and explain what they like most about the series.
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Debate: Fifa Women's World Cup: finally in the limelight

Eurotopics.net - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 12:31
The Fifa Women's World Cup kicks off today, Friday, in France. Twenty-four teams are in the running to displace the current US champions. Chile, Jamaica, Scotland and South Africa are taking part in the tournament for the first time. Commentators are thrilled to see women's football becoming a hugely popular sport.
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Debate: Who will succeed Theresa May?

Eurotopics.net - Fri, 07/06/2019 - 12:31
Theresa May will step down as Tory leader today, Friday, paving the way for her successor to be chosen by the end of July. As long as the Tories form the government the new leader will also act as prime minister. Boris Johnson leads the pack of almost a dozen contenders. But he's not the only one to keep keep an eye on, the press notes.
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