The Roma community makes up a tenth of the population in Usti nad Labem, but they struggle with discrimination and prejudice. DW reporter Markus Reichert travelled to the Czech city.
The Czech government has said it will buy a pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp. A memorial to honor the hundreds of Roma victims who lost their lives at the camp is to go up in the farm's place.
Bulgaria's deputy prime minister, Valeri Simeonov, has been found guilty of hate speech against Roma — but has not been asked to step down. Prejudice against Roma is widespread in Bulgaria.
Catalonia is fighting to separate from Spain. It is just one of a number of regions around the globe to push for independence in recent years. DW looks at some of the world's more high-profile separatist movements.
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation. But the gap between northern and southern countries remains wide.
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