Marine le Pen’s National Front did well in the local elections in France but there is a sense of dissatisfaction as they won in no single Department, Pierre Guerlain, a professor of political science at Paris West University, told RT.
International ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece’s sovereign rating from B to CCC ahead of the agency's next scheduled review, amid worries that the country is defaulting on its sovereign debt.
What Greece is trying to achieve negotiating with the EU is to have time and political space in order to implement a social program of reform, Greek Minister or Administrative Reform George Katrougalos told RT.
Jewish leaders from Greece are seeking over €25 million (US$27 million) in reparations from Germany some seven decades after Hitler forced Jews to pay the transport costs for their passage to concentration camps.
Germany says it wants Greece to remain part of the eurozone and wants good relations with its fellow EU member. However, Chancellor Angela Merkel concedes Athens must commit to implementing structural reforms to pay back the bailout money.
Rising temperatures caused by climate change could see mosquitoes carrying diseases like malaria and dengue fever arrive in Britain within the next few decades, according to a report by Public Health England.
The situation in Spain is deteriorating as the money it got from Europe went to bailing out banks which continue to foreclose homes, but not help ordinary people, anti-austerity activist Clara Valverde told RT.
Greece is seeking a political solution to the issue of post-WWII reparations from Berlin, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in an interview with a German newspaper, suggesting the creation of a joint commission of experts from both countries.
A German TV presenter has claimed he doctored footage showing the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, giving the middle-finger to Germany. It comes after a scandal, in which the Greek politician denied the video is authentic.