Unemployed Europeans flock to Germany in hope for a better future.
Denmark is set to build a fence along the German border in an attempt to keep out swine flu. Critics say it won't work, harms wildlife and may only be a symbolic gesture to cater to farmers and anti-immigrant sentiment.
The reforms sweep aside the loose labor laws from the previous government. It fulfills a major campaign pledge of the new populist government.
Angela Merkel's government has been criticized for failing to regulate the private care market, leaving the door open to off-the-books labor by health workers. There is also a major shortage of caregivers nationwide.
Completely opening up the EU market to African goods would help reduce migration, German Development Minister Gerd Müller has said. In particular, he wants barriers to agricultural trade taken down.
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