The EU is suffering from growing tendencies towards re-nationalisation and separation. Vincent-Immanuel Herr and Martin Speer say it's time to counterbalance this development and launched a campaign calling for every young European to receive a free 1-month Interrail pass when they turn 18.
After the recent spate of violence against asylum seekers, a wave of solidarity with refugees has swept through Germany. In many cities around the country, people have taken part in demonstrations and protests against hate speech. EurActiv Germany reports.
In a phone call to Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Barack Obama acknowledged Berlin's contribution to the ongoing refugee crisis, while Justice Minister Heiko Maas has told Facebook it must remove abusive content. EurActiv Germany reports .
Greece and its lenders discussing a third multi-billion-euro bailout deal have agreed that pension reforms will affect only those who retired after the end of June, labour ministry officials said on Monday (3 August).
More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in an attempt to reach Britain from France, French authorities said on Tuesday (28 July) before a Sudanese man was killed overnight in a second storming of the Tunnel.
Asylum seekers in Germany only have limited access to medical care, an attempt by the state to keep costs low, but a new study shows health-related costs are much lower when refugees can freely access health services. EurActiv Germany reports .