Today's front pages

10 January 2012
Presseurop
Hospodářské Noviny, Tribune de Genève, Die Welt & 4 others

According to calculations by the European Commission, the "Tobin Tax" on financial transactions supported by France and Germany could cost a total of 440,000 jobs in Europe.

Børsen, Copenhague

New EU tax threatens 5,000 Danish jobs

According to a 2010 State Security report, Salafist preachers and the Sharia4Belgium organisation threaten "the integration of people of Muslim background."

Le Soir, Brussels

Radical Islamism threatens Belgium

Deputy military prosecutor Colonel Mikołaj Przybył tried to shoot himself in the head after a news conference in the city of Poznań. Accused of ordering illegal wiretaps of journalists investigating the 2010 Katyn plane crash, he was protesting, according to the national press, government plans to merge civilian and military judicial structures.

Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw

Shots in prosecutor's office

The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed an appeal by two Romanian officials against the government's 2010 decision to reduce public sector salaries by 25%. The ECHR decision overturns a Romanian court ruling in 2010 that invalidated the government's decision.

Evenimentul zilei, Bucharest

ECHR effect - civil servants may lose wages won in court action

During the German debt issue of January 9, investors purchased €3.9 billion in six-month government bonds at a negative rate of -0.012%.

Die Welt, Berlin

Germany earns money on debt for first time

The most important national study on climate change reveals that the Czech Republic will be affected by recurrent droughts to the end of the century. The Ministry of Agriculture is studying plans to construct 65 new dams to compensate for water shortages.

Hospodářské Noviny, Prague

Forecast for Czech Republic is very hot

The President of the Swiss National Bank Philipp Hildebrand has resigned. His wife is accused of insider trading related to financial speculation on the weakness of the US dollar against the Swiss franc.

Doubt provokes Hildebrand's fall