Greece has adopted further fiscal tightening measures in a bid to unlock funding from the EU. Lawmakers voted for steps that will see an increase in sales tax, and a mechanism to prevent overspending.
The single currency has snapped a two-day rising streak and edged lower after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term but faces tough coalition choices, with markets sensing an increasing risk for Europe.
Emmanuel Macron says EU members must forge a common path. France's president has set out his vision for a rebooted European Union, targeting skeptical German politicians who made strong gains in Sunday's elections.
As French President Emmanuel Macron lays out his vision for a more federal Europe, we look at what he wants and and the chances of it being executed. This as Germany cobbles together a working post-election coalition.
Catalonia is set to go to the polls on October 1 to vote in a referendum on indepedence from Spain. But do Catalans really want independence and are they ready? DW has the lowdown.
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