Melissa Bell interviews José Bosé, France's most prominent anti-globalization activist and leader of radical farmers who talks about the measures taken during the G-20 summit in London and about the European elections.
The head of Russia's gas giant Gazprom has cast further doubt on the feasibility of a plan for the European Union to help modernise Ukraine's aging pipeline infrastructure without Russian input, adding that European utilities held the same view.
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek, ousted in a no-confidence vote last week, said his government would step down before the end of the June, leaving technocracts to manage the end of the EU presidency.
Latvia, known until recently as the 'Eastern tiger', is today the EU country worst hit by the economic crisis. With the state on the verge of bankruptcy, the population is struggling to make ends meet.
In Zurich, the Freitag brothers produce designer bags from recycled truck and sell their produce throughout the world. Also in this week's edition: Czech PM Topolanek is toppled; MEPs rush to block Le Pen; and Latvia slips deeper into crisis.
Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic's For A European Montenegro' coalition claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's general elections. Djukanovic vowed to navigate the economic crisis and bring his country closer to EU and NATO membership.
Montenegrins voted in general elections as Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic (pictured) looked to secure a new mandate to navigate the economic crisis and bring his country closer to EU and NATO membership.
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek formally handed in his resignation Thursday following his government's ouster in Tuesday's no-confidence vote. Czech President Vaclav Klaus has called for the quick formation of a new government.
With the G20 summit approaching, are world leaders set to clash over how to tackle the crisis? Difficult discussions lay ahead, particularly between the US and those who don’t want to spend our way out of the crisis.