Around 85,000 disabled Germans have court-appointed legal guardians - and are thus disqualified from voting in German elections. Some believe this contravenes human rights law and are now taking legal action against it.
Tens of thousands of people joined the "Unteilbar" demo against racism in Saxony, eastern Germany, where the far-right has enjoyed major gains. There was no violence, despite claims by the far-right AfD in advance.
European banks are twisting traditional economics of lending and borrowing to cope with years of sub-zero rates. With more easing expected, the lenders are only going to get more desperate to preserve their profits.
Donald Trump is pressuring the Fed to stave off a sharp economic downturn as he seeks reelection in 2020. The feelgood effects of his $1.5 billion program of tax cuts are due to run out soon, so what can he do?
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