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The killing of journalist Lyra McKee sparks outrage in Northern Ireland — Climate activists cause chaos in London — The Czech prime minister moves closer to facing trial — How a hike in French university fees could hurt African students — The AfD's attack on Germany's culture of remembrance — Turkey's purge victims forced into new jobs — And the impact of climate change on the Hebrides.
Tens of thousands of people have been fired from their state jobs in a security crackdown targeting alleged PKK supporters in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast. For many that means a radical career change. Dorian Jones reports from Diyarbakir, Turkey.
A new art installation in the remote Hebridean islands aims to show the impact of climate change on low-lying parts of the Scottish coast. The artwork, named "Lines," uses strips of light activated by tides to mark how high the sea will rise in the future if global warming continues unabated. Jack Foster reports from North Uist, Scotland.
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has come a step closer to facing trial for alleged EU subsidy fraud after police recommended he face criminal charges. The matter is now in the hands of the state prosecutor's office, which will decide whether or not to proceed. But even if it does pursue the charges, Babis has vowed never to step down over what he's described as a fabricated campaign against him.
This week Germany marks 74 years since the liberation of the Nazi's Sachsenhausen death camp. Until now, there has been a consensus in German politics to ensure the crimes of the Nazis are never forgotten. But the country's biggest opposition party — the far-right Alternative for Germany — rejects this. DW political correspondent Thomas Sparrow talks to Inside Europe.
Activists from the group Extinction Rebellion have been demonstrating for days to push the UK government to do more to combat climate change. Their protests have caused transport chaos and blocked off central locations in London. Keith Walker caught up with protester Andrew in Oxford Circus, where the group had pulled a pink sailing boat into the middle of the street.
France is championing a new higher education plan aimed to make it a more attractive place to study for foreign students. It's already the world's top non-anglophone destination for higher education, but competition is fierce, and growing. From the Paris suburb of Creteil, Lisa Bryant reports the government's "Welcome to France" education plan also translates into higher tuition fees.
Prague is one of many cities where brass memorial plaques have been set in the pavement to honor victims of the Holocaust. The small blocks, known as "Stolpersteine," are getting fresh interest thanks to the work of a Brit who's taken it upon himself to clean them all. Ian Willoughby reports from the Czech capital.
There has been international condemnation this week after the murder of a journalist in Northern Ireland. Lyra McKee was reporting at a riot in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry, when she was shot. The group known as the 'New IRA' says it was responsible for the 29 year-old's death. David Hunter reports from Belfast.