Germany is doing well economically. In the rest of Europe, especially in the south, it’s a different story: sluggish growth, mountains of debt and rising nationalism.
Debt accumulated by US students has never been higher than in 2018, estimates show. Student loans account for the second-biggest pile of debt in the US, only trailing mortgages. Sophie Schimansky reports from New York.
Rome and Brussels appear to have resolved their disagreements and reached a compromise, after Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte promised the EU that his country would reduce its 2019 deficit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a crushing defeat in the UK Parliament vote on her Brexit plan. With just over two months until the scheduled exit from the EU, the UK remains fiercely divided.
Europe's far-right parties share a basic skepticism about the European Union, though they have very different views about how to deal with the bloc itself. Here's what you need to know.
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