A quarter of a century after unification, there'll be plenty of things going on over the weekend in Germany and elsewhere. In Brussels - the capital of modern Europe - they're projecting a show onto the city's own version of the Arc de Triomphe.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has made his first public appearance in Belgium since appearing in court on an arrest warrant. Earlier he attacked the passivity of EU leaders on the topic of Catalonia's secession.
Concerns over Catalonia's possible secession have upped the stakes for this year's national holiday celebrations in Spain. Alongside a traditional military parade in Madrid, a pro-unity rally is expected in Barcelona.
Prime Minister Theresa May has urged a summit of European leaders to lay out a plan for Brexit negotiations to move forward. But her EU counterparts say they first need to see more concrete offerings from the UK's side.
The German government has significantly cut back on family unification rights for refugees arriving from Greece, local media reported. Germany has taken in over a million people and is facing "limited capacity."
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