Since the eurozone debt crisis broke out in 2010, unemployment among Europe's youth has jumped from an average of 15 percent to 23 percent, totaling some 5.6 million people. In Greece and Spain - the most severely affected EU countries - more than 50 percent of people between 15 and 24 are without jobs. After wrangling over its seven-year budget, the EU has decided to invest 6 billion euros to tackle the problem. But is this too little, too late for Europe's young citizens?
As the Greece crisis unfolds, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to the western Balkans. The region currently resembles something of a club of EU aspirants - with economic and political issues aplenty.
Europe doesn't need to worry about other countries going the way of debt-ridden Greece. That's because they have implemented reforms, finance and markets expert Bert van Roosebeke tells DW.
The Eurozone insists Greece's 'no' vote in the referendum has made negotiations about further aid for Greece more difficult. But rhetoric alleging a 'no' vote would also mean 'no' to Europe appears scaled down.
The controversial "San Fermin" festival has kicked off in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona. For eight days bulls are driven through the old town, inevitably leading to serious injuries each year.