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?
The "Bild" newspaper has claimed that the German government is secretly expecting some 1.5 million asylum seekers this year. The government denied it, even as political leaders hardened their refugee rhetoric.
Frankfurt airport is Germany's largest and Europe's third-busiest airport. Monday saw the official ground-breaking ceremony for a controversial new terminal.
Is Germany's division still on people's minds 25 years after reunification? Is Europe growing with the challenge of handling the refugee crisis or is it failing? Saxony's former governor Kurt Biedenkopf on DW Interview.
Full color: Two light festivals at once will illuminate Berlin over the next two weeks. Both events are free and cast their spell on two million people each year.