Two inventors in France have developed a striking looking e-boat. Could this be the future of water taxis in big cities like Paris?
Extreme heat was felt across Europe, from the United Kingdom to Luxembourg, and in cities like Paris, which suffered its hottest day ever. Germany recorded 42 degrees Celsius, its highest temperature since records began.
Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon.
The situation in North African countries such as Algeria is increasingly difficult to read — and even menacing looking at Libya. But Europe is hoping to energize ties with the region through a renewable energy link.
For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's appointment, writes journalist and political scientist Jörg Himmelreich.
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