After the crash in Bavaria, train travel safety is a hot topic. The EU doesn't have common standards yet, but a system called ETCS is being developed. DW explains it and looks back at recent train disasters in Europe.
The French president's office has said Hollande plans to nominate Laurent Fabius to head the country's Constitutional Council. Hollande is expected to announce a more extensive cabinet reshuffle in the coming days.
Accepting a life of low-paid jobs and cramped apartments, some Syrian refugees choose Turkey over Europe to stay close to their Middle Eastern roots. Diego Cupolo reports from Izmir, Turkey.
As Greece continues to struggle with the influx of refugees, some EU countries hope that its northern neighbor Macedonia can deter them. Amid a deep political crisis, the Balkan country is a questionable choice.
Representatives from the EU's six original member states have met in Rome to discuss various challenges faced by Brussels. They stressed the need for solidarity while also acknowledging it was a bad time for the bloc.
Protesting planned pension cuts, Greek farmers have blocked key roads and border crossings with their tractors for weeks. Now they're threatening to stage a blockade of the government district in downtown Athens.
With the help of airstrikes by Russia, President Bashar al-Assad's regime could soon take Aleppo. Capturing one of Syria's largest cities would be a turning point in the civil war, Middle East expert André Bank says.
You want to find a partner? A place to stay? A pizza? Smartphone apps help match supply to demand for any number of needs. In Belgium, there's now one for a need most parents know: finding a babysitter.
Click on the links below to listen to reports from this week's edition of Inside Europe, DW's award-winning radio program with features from around the continent.
Stephen Beard reports on the protests to bring down the Cecil Rhodes statue at Oxford University in the UK.
Janis Emmanoulidis explains to Helen Seeney the significance of the latest proposals from the EU to prevent Brexit.
DW looks at the special situation of refugees from this region.
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