European integration - Paris and Berlin play it for Brussels

Published on 9 February 2011 at 16:02

European integration

Paris and Berlin play it for Brussels

The Times

The “pact for competitiveness” is not so much a Franco-German takeover of the EU but a step towards a federal Europe, argues Times columnist Anatole Kaletsky. Which is why its outline for an ‘economic government’ in the eurozone won’t ease the effects of the financial crisis.



Why we heart the Czechs

Gazeta Wyborcza

According to a recent survey, Poles are more fond of the Czechs than they are of any other nation. Polish author and Czechophile Mariusz Szczygieł wonders: could it be that the Poles see in their Czech neighbours qualities that they would like to have themselves?


Czech Republic

Army doctors to manage the hospitals?

Hospodářské noviny



Cities gasping for air




Judges strike against Sarkozy

Le Monde




Cristian Mihăilescu


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