Today's front pages

1 March 2012 – Presseurop Süddeutsche Zeitung, La Vanguardia, Gazeta Wyborcza & 4 others

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.

Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich

Merkel changes her mind: more money for EFSM

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

La Vanguardia, Barcelona

Social unrest breaks out in Barcelona and Valencia

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.

Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw

Big Brother Google

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.

NRC Handelsblad, Amsterdam

EU threatens criminal proceedings on migration

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”.

SME, Bratislava

Author of “Gorilla” file must remain silent

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.

La Repubblica, Rome

Susa Valley, a day of fire

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

Logo – Jurnalul Naţional, Bucharest

The revolution is inside us