Today's front pages

1 March 2012 – Presseurop

The German Chancellor is prepared to raise funding for the European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism from €500 billion to €750 billion euros. Germany will pay €280 billion of this.


Merkel changes her mind: more money for EFSM – Süddeutsche Zeitung

Thousands of students demonstrated in major cities to protest against austerity measures that have hit education.


Social unrest breaks out in Barcelona and Valencia – La Vanguardia

Google's new policy regarding the collection of users' data enters into force today, March 1. The EU and several member states are concerned this policy violates users' privacy.


Big Brother Google – Gazeta Wyborcza

The European Commission has threatened to bring criminal proceedings against the Netherlands if it refuses to relax new rules on the expulsion of unemployed immigrants.


EU threatens criminal proceedings on migration – NRC Handelsblad

Two months after revelations of a vast network of corruption that has shaken the Slovakia's political scene, investigators can still not interrogate the intelligence agent behind the leaking of the report code-named “Gorilla”.


Author of “Gorilla” file must remain silent – SME

Police have dismantled barricades that blocked the Turin-Bardonecchia road for several days in protest against a future high-speed train line between Lyon and Turin. Several dozen people, including 13 policemen, were injured.


Susa Valley, a day of fire – La Repubblica

On 1 March, Romanian speakers celebrate the arrival of spring, by offering women handmade jewelry called “Martisor”.


The revolution is inside us – Jurnalul Naţional

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