Greece revealed today that it is in more dire economic straits than envisioned when a €110 billion bailout deal was agreed to this summer, sparking concern that Europe’s debt crisis could deepen.
Chancellor Merkel wins a majority in parliament, but the public is more skeptical. More than a third of Germans think Greece, the recipient of two bailouts, should be kicked out of the EU.
The divides in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition over issues such as austerity budgets and nuclear energy were exposed in a drawn-out election for the largely ceremonial office of president.
New programs aim to ensure low-income kids can aspire to promising careers.