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Trump brushes dandruff off ‘perfect’ Macron

The US president lavishes his French counterpart with praise – but there are disagreements too.

What French people think about Trump and Macron meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron has started a three-day state visit to the United States.
Andrea Nahles becomes the SPD’s first woman leader in 154 years – at a time of crisis for the party.

The ‘Europeanization’ of schooling: what is a European education?

In an ambitious future, education as a common good means an education enjoyed by the whole community, built by citizens culturally capable of influencing, acting and imagining alternatives.

March 17, 2017 Students and teachers protest in Palermo, Italy. A nationwide strike called by unions against implementation of the Law 107, better known as the “good school” law. Antonio Melita/ Press Association. All rights reserved. Whether we are specialist or not, we all know more or less where the education system of our countries stands. We are all aware that our school systems are coordinated, monitored and assessed according to some vague “European” standards or criteria.

Hungarians Take to the Streets to Protest an Election Seen as a Hammer Blow to Democracy

Tens of thousands of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest on Saturday to protest what they called a deeply undemocratic election last week, which delivered two-thirds of the seats in Parliament to the ruling Fidesz party that won just 47 percent of the national popular vote.

Organisers say 100,000 protesters marched against Viktor Orban’s recently re-elected government.
French rail workers and students are protesting against President Emmanuel Macron’s reform plans. The strike at the SNCF has already paralysed parts of the country and students are occupying university buildings. European media discuss what is at stake for French society – and for the French president.

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