As EU leaders marked the 60th anniversary of the Union's founding treaty in Rome, demonstrators took to the streets in various European capitals. For the most part, they wanted to show their support for the bloc and for European unity.
Theresa May could have been handed a poisoned chalice by promising a parliamentary vote on a Brexit deal. Her position is starting to look increasingly weak, Barbara Wesel writes.
With Brexit looming and crisis unfolding in Catalonia, the EU is in need of a renewed sense of unity. Will the Permanent Defense Cooperation reinvigorate European identity or merely paper over the cracks?
The majority of EU nations have committed to a joint defense cooperation, focusing on military operations and investments. Europe is looking to cement unity, especially since Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.
Rain and technical issues dampened a demonstration in Dresden to mark the third anniversary of the anti-Islam movement PEGIDA. Thousands of others held a counter-demonstration "for a Dresden without racism."
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