Did European Leaders Cave to Hungary and Poland to Reach a Deal? - DER SPIEGEL - International Despite undermining the rule of law in their countries, the leaders of Poland and Hungary were spared when the EU pushed through its landmark coronavirus recovery package. Now, it’s up to the European Parliament to decide whether it wants to increase th Is Europe’s stimulus spending out of control?The amount of money earmarked for European recovery is huge, with scant regard for the consequences. Both the EU and China need more bilateral trade to stand any hope of a stronger recovery this year, but concessions and compromise will be needed. Germany's Bund may be about to lose its crown | The Japan TimesThe EU’s new pandemic bond will represent a challenge to Europe’s undisputed credit market champion. Europe rescues Itself | The Japan TimesA groundbreaking agreement for a new EU-financed recovery fund doesn't satisfy all of Europe's needs. Opinion | Is Europe finally coming together?The odds of Europe solving its ‘Italy problem’ just got a bit better. Why the EU is becoming more like a Chekhov playLegal guns that once gathered dust may soon be fired The EU coronavirus fund will take Europe another step towards disintegration | Yanis VaroufakisThe recovery package promises deeper integration between European countries. It won’t work, says Yanis Varoufakis, co-founder of Democracy in Europe Movement Hungary claims victory in EU recovery fund talks"The Eastern European countries have learned the EU negotiating game – and Orban has become quite good at this," one political analyst told Euronews.