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Europe says no to racism denialism

MADRID | By Julia Pastor | Racist and xenophobic instincts exist in European countries in a more or less controlled way since Europe is Europe. To deny Holocaust has been long considered a criminal offense in Germany and France but the European Commission still cannot punish member states that do not apply correctly the European rules against racism and xenophobia. Yet things can change.


A crack on the Troika’s surface

LONDON | By Victor Jimenez | A less credible Troika will spark even more investor distrust and bomb the one piece in the euro jigsaw that brings market confidence.