September 2017

French president Emmanuel Macron walks along a corridor in the exposition halls in Hamburg, Germany, 8 July 2017. The two-day G20 summit, a meeting of the leaders of the twenty largest world economies as well as representatives of a variety of international institutions, concludes today. Photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa
French president Emmanuel Macron walks a […]

Macron calls on Germany to join in bold vision for stronger Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron's speech laid out his vision of a united Europe that would be innovative and take risks.
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU)) on 25.09.2017 at the beginning of the CDU board meeting in the CDU headquarters in the Konrad-Adenauer-Haus in Berlin. In Berlin, the leaders of the parties discussed the outcome of the Bundestag election. Photo: Michael Kappeler / dpa
Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU)) […]

Merkel faces challenge to form new government after far-right success

German chancellor’s centre-right alliance remains largest force in parliament, as far-right Alternative für Deutschland takes 13% of vote in Sunday’s election.
Martin Schulz, chairman of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) and SPD chancellor candidate, delivers a speech at the conference of the SPD youth organization, the Young Socialists, and the Socialist Youth of Germany _ Falcons entitled 'europe - turn left', in Duisburg, Germany, 07 April 2017. Photo: Guido Kirchner/dpa/archive
Martin Schulz, chairman of Germany's Soc […]

As Schulz struggles, are the lights going out for Europe’s left?

Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz is struggling to challenge Angela Merkel in the German elections. Why does the centre-left appear to be on the decline across so much of Europe?

Generation of Interns?

Is there a future in Europe’s future? Even though the unemployment rate went back among the younger age group, we are still looking at 4 million young people without a job. Many of them try to bridge the time between education and employment by doing an internship first