In response to widespread discontent among the people and to promote unity, French President Macron has proposed closing the elite post-graduate ENA school of administration. He is himself one of its alumni.
In Kurapaty, on the outskirts of Minsk, a restaurant is located right next to the site of a Stalinist-era mass grave. There is still no fitting memorial to the victims, killed between 1937 and 1941 by the Soviet NKVD.
Residents of the Greek island of Samos are divided on how to deal with the overcrowded refugee camp there. Some migrants have been stuck on Samos for years and poor sanitary conditions are causing many to become ill.
In the Canton of Valais, breeders of Herens cattle let their strongest animals engage in friendly cow fights. The fights have become a tourist attraction. Here it's the females who take the bull by the horns!
In Greece, lignite mining is becoming less and less profitable. And very little is invested in environmental protection. The health and wealth of residents in the surrounding villages are suffering as a result.