Jörg Bertsch from Bühl loves to sew. And he’s come up with a clever way to help the environment. He makes durable bags out of Tetra Paks. "Gigisbags" is the name he’s given to the colorful products that he sells over the Internet.
Athens has been dotting the i's and crossing the t's on a new list of reform measures. If European lenders approve its proposal, Athens will be given a loan extension, narrowly avoiding insolvency.
A soap package, allegedly depicting a mosque, has caused a headache for German supermarket chain Aldi after complaints from some Muslim customers. Aldi has apologized and pulled the soap, but not before enraging others.
French President Francois Hollande has called for "responsibility" and "lucidity" from his Socialist lawmakers, days after his government was forced to ram an economic reforms package through parliament without a vote.
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed in principle to a four-month extension to Greece's international loans package. Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem called it a "first step in this process of rebuilding trust."
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