Since the gift of the Erasmus exchange programme, more and more young Europeans have fallen in love abroad. But on return to their home countries, euphoria soon gives way to everyday problems. Three couples tell their story.
The row over CIA flights through Europe, allegedly taking terror suspects to secret prisons, has overshadowed the European visit of the US Secretary of State. But it’s not only the reputation of the USA that is at stake – the EU’s is also on the line.
Germany has voted, but the outcome is not clear. Instead of a solution to the difficult political situation in the country, the election has only added to the confusion, meaning that the new government will be weak.
As the election battle in Germany heats up, Turkey is shivering: If Angela Merkel becomes chancellor, a ‘privileged partnership’ - as opposed to full EU membership – would be on the cards. Could this be the end of Turkey’s European dream?