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Published on 3 January 2012 at 11:17

Between 70,000 and 100,000 people gathered outside the State Opera House in Budapest to protest against the January 1st coming into force of Hungary's new constitution, which fails to mention the word "republic." Inside the building, Viktor Orbán's government held a reception to celebrate the new text.


They celebrate, while they spoil the party – Magyar Hírlap

41 million working Germans: the figure sets a new record in the history of the country.

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More wage earners than ever before – Süddeutsche Zeitung

At the Iowa caucus to launch the Republican Party presidential contest in the United States, favourite Mitt Romeny has attacked Obama for policies inspired by European wealth redistribution.


Romney to win on threat of being like Europe – Svenska Dagbladet

According to an ad-hoc committee appointed by the government, Italian parliamentarians are the best paid in Europe. The administration and the Chamber of Deputies are examining options to reduce their allowances.


Parliamentarians' record pay – La Repubblica

Following its launch on 1st January, a controversial new system for the reimbursement of medicines has sparked protests from general practitioners who will be obliged to face fines if they do not indicate the rate at which patients should be reimbursed.


Patients face chaos – Rzeczpospolita

Faced with a deficit that exceeded 8% of GDP in 2011, the Minister for Finance may announce more privatisations and cuts to healthcare payments as early as Thursday 5 January.


Montoro plans shock-treatment for deficit – La Vanguardia

The state is to aid low-income families who risk eviction from their homes by paying their rent for up to five months.

Social security to pay rent for unemployed – Jornal de Negócios

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