On this 9 April, four major stories share most of European dailies' front pages: the pro-Russian protest in the Ukrainian Eastern region of Donetsk, with activists occupying several official buildings; the historical first State visit Irish President paid to Queen Elisabeth ; the European Court of justice's ruling that declared the digital data retention directive illegal, and the Spanish Parliament's rejection of Caralonia's planned independence referendum.
'The fall of the Donetsk Republic' - Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Moscow.
'What is true?' - Nrc Next, Amsterdam.
'Best of friends now royals set to join 1916 ceremonies' - Irish Independent, Dublin.
'Old friends' - Irish Daily News, Dublin.
'A historic expression of reconciliation' - The Irish News, Dublin.
'The day Martin McGuinness, in white tie and tails, toasted the Queen at Windsor Castle' - The Daily Telegraph, London.
'European Court of justice blocks access to mobile, internet and phone records' - Sega, Sofia.
'Strict rules for data gathering' - Die Welt, Berlin.
'Constitution stops the referendum' - El País, Madrid.
'Lost opportunity' - La Vanguardia, Barcelona.