Greece has a long list of reforms to get through, in exchange for cash from its international lenders. Parliament is going to vote on the first set of measures. They include the sensitive ones, like cutting pensions and raising the retirement age.
A new gender identity law will likely improve the lives of transgender people in Greece. But before it was passed, Greek Orthodox clergymen railed against the bill, even threatening to excommunicate transgender people.
The EU hopes its much-hyped portable private pension will address a dangerous shortfall in retirement savings. But as demographic issues differ between member states, experts question why Brussels is taking the lead.
Even after some 200,000 people took to the streets, French PM Philippe said the government will push ahead with reforms the "French people asked for." The proposed changes were part of what got President Macron elected.
Emmanuel Macron's plans to make France's labor market more competitive have been decried by critics as the "mother of all reforms." DW looks at how the president plans to overhaul the country's stringent labor laws.
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