We come to you from Rome for our special edition on freedom of movement in the European Union. The Treaties of Rome allowed for people in the EU to live, work and travel more freely across borders. But risks remain.
Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground.
Many EU member states did not agree with her refugee policies; others criticized her austerity stance. Brussels now regards Angela Merkel's step-by-step withdrawal as a chance for new beginnings, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
Europe owes its open borders to the Schengen Agreement, which allows cooperation and free travel through 22 out of the 28 EU member states. How has the agreement contributed to a united Europe — and will it survive?
The far-right firebrand Steve Bannon caused a stir with the news that he was launching a European foundation. Since then, little has happened. Have his partners, especially in Eastern Europe, lost interest?
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