The United Kingdom joined the European Union 40 years ago - back in 1973. But over the past four decades, enthusiasm for the EU project has waned among the British electorate. Many Brits are worried that too much power is going to a corrupt, undemocratic, bureaucratic Brussels - and the crisis in the eurozone, and a large influx of immigrants, have added to their fears.
The current Conservative-led coaltion government under David Cameron wants to renegotiate its ties with Europe. But many on the right are calling for even more radical action, arguing that the UK should leave the EU entirely.
DW looks at the arguments on both sides and assesses the likelihood of Britain leaving the EU altogether.
Shots rang out inside a courthouse in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, leaving one person dead. Officials say the incident may have been some sort of "family showdown."
The Ukrainian parliament has approved measures that will give the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk limited self-rule and grant amnesty to many pro-Russian separatists. The law also calls for local elections.
The Ukrainian parliament has ratified an association agreement with the EU, creating closer ties between Ukraine and the bloc. Implementation of the new deal will likely take some time.
The governing National Party in New Zealand has been sued by the publishing company of rapper Eminmen for copyright infringement. The party is accused of illegally using Eminem's song "Lose Yourself" in a campaign ad.