Tens of thousands of people converged on Spain's capital Madrid to protest against a swathe of crippling government austerity measures. The measures have been designed to avert the need for a European bailout. The protests came as the Spanish government considered accepting a full-blown bailout from the European Union and international lenders to save it from bankruptcy.
Supporters of the digital rights blog "Netzpolitik.org" have turned out in Germany's capital to protest against allegations of treason. The claims have been met with huge criticism from the public and German media.
The Eurotunnel in Calais has become a symbol of the failing migration policy in Europe. The British government is exploiting the plight of migrants for its own ends. This cannot continue, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
There have been growing calls from the SPD and Die Linke for Germany's federal prosecutor to step down. The outrage stems from an investigation into two bloggers accused of publishing state secrets.
There are lots of open air parties and cultural events going on here in Germany during the summer months. Here are three highlights for the week-end.