A heat wave continues to bear down on Europe - with high temperatures in Gremany. Meanwhile, wildfires are burning in Spain.
Robert Schwentke is one of the busiest German filmmakers in Hollywood right now. But he's better known in the US than in his home country - where he's planning to film his next big project.
Authorities in the Romanian city of Timisoara have seized a load of furniture stuffed with "black cocaine" headed to Spain, and arrested the alleged smugglers. The drug had been chemically altered to avoid detection.
Three days of mourning are under way in Spain following Tuesday's Germanwings plane crash as relatives of 35 Spanish victims prepare to visit the crash site in the French Alps. Nik Martin reports from Barcelona.
After a protracted financial crisis, Spain's economy is finally showing signs of a stable and sustainable recovery. The Labor Ministry has said far fewer out-of-work people are out looking for a job.