Germany's Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung has invited 150 young people from EU countries to Berlin. They're meeting to discuss how their generation might be saved. They'll share their conclusions with EU labor ministers Wednesday.
Unions and youth organizations in France have called for a day of protest against the government's push to overhaul the labor market. The scheduled demonstrations coincide with a long-distance rail strike.
As France's presidential elections approach, for a third straight month the unemployment rate has fallen. According to labor ministry data, at last count 9 percent of the workforce, or 3.45 million, are jobless.
France has seen an endless parade of strikes and demonstrations recently. Here are five numbers that explain why it's so hard for the country to agree on a (modest) reform of the labor market. Max Hofmann reports.
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