Since the eurozone debt crisis broke out in 2010, unemployment among Europe's youth has jumped from an average of 15 percent to 23 percent, totaling some 5.6 million people. In Greece and Spain - the most severely affected EU countries - more than 50 percent of people between 15 and 24 are without jobs. After wrangling over its seven-year budget, the EU has decided to invest 6 billion euros to tackle the problem. But is this too little, too late for Europe's young citizens?
After Ireland's citizens voted overwhelmingly in favor of marriage equality in a historic referendum, members of Germany's Green party have called for the recognition of same-sex marriage in Germany as well.
If you’re buying medications online, beware. Some 50 percent of the drugs sold in online pharmacies could be fake and Russia is fast becoming one of the cybermarket’s main suppliers, writes Fiona Clark from Moscow.
Poles are heading to the polls in a presidential runoff that's too close to predict. Incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski is trying to fend off the populist challenge of the right-wing newcomer Andrzej Duda.
A crowd-pleaser? Or unconventional? The Eurovision Song Contest always struggles with this contradiction, and sometimes succeeds - as it did this year - in fulfilling both, writes DW music editor Rick Fulker from Vienna.