President Macron has to reform the French labor market. It's a precarious balancing act. Hardly any other European country grants employees so many rights and the unions so much power as France.
Germany's Angela Merkel has said she wants to establish a joint proposal with France on reforms to the eurozone by next March. The French president has been pushing for a shared eurozone budget and governance structure.
Poland’s soon-to-be Prime Minister Morawiecki has two years until the next elections to show if he will go down as another Jaroslaw Kaczynski puppet or a modernizing force. The ex-banker has his work cut out for him.
The European Commission's package of eurozone reforms was billed as the EU's bold vision for a post-Brexit union. But it comes as Brexit talks verge on collapse and domestic German politics remain up in the air.
France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals — France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.
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