Now that Greece's bailout and the framework for a banking supervisor have been taken care of, EU leaders are focussing on reforms -- like boosting economic competitiveness. But so far they've only agreed on a time frame.
Nuclear power plant workers have joined rolling energy sector strikes against labor law reforms in France. The country has mobilized strategic oil stocks to counter ongoing fuel supply and transport disruptions.
Nuclear power plant workers have joined nationwide labor protests. France is in for a hot summer: The Euro 2016 holds potential for chaos while the government has reached the end of its rope, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
After an unsuccessful meeting, Germany's federal and state governments have a difficult road ahead as they deliberate reforms of the promotion of renewable energy. The Grand Coalition is also facing problems of its own.
French police removed union-made blockades from 15 fuel depots, easing the fuel crisis amid ongoing strikes, officials have said. President Francois Hollande warned protesters he would not let them choke the economy.
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