Today's front pages

1 March 2012 – Presseurop
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 1 January 1970

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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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.

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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”.

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The revolution is inside us – Jurnalul Naţional