A heat wave continues to bear down on Europe - with high temperatures in Gremany. Meanwhile, wildfires are burning in Spain.
Angela Merkel and Mariano Rajoy have struck a positive note after meetings in Santiago de Compostela. Merkel and Rajoy walked a stretch of the Way of St. James, as Spain starts its own long road to economic recovery.
Spain’s difficult austerity measures are beginning to bear fruit, while the French government is being torn asunder by austerity politics. Europe needs more positive examples of reform writes DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Spain for talks with the country's prime minister. A local organization wants her to apologize for German involvement in the war that led to the establishment of the Franco regime.
“I hope I'm lucky and everything goes well in Germany - especially that I can quickly get settled here and show what I learned back in Spain and why I studied there.”
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