Kiss of the Day
Welcome to Brussels
Incoming Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz got a warm welcome from EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Thursday. The 31-year-old politician, who ran on an anti-immigration platform, says his government will be pro-EU. Source:
Chart of the Day
Nickel and Diming
The EU Commission envisions a unified toll system for EU highways, but some member states calculate tolls based on distance, others use tags, and some have no tolls at all.
Photo of the Day
'No Place for Racists'
Activists with AVAAZ projected a call to protest Alternative for Germany's entrance to the parliament on the wall of a Bundestag building in Berlin yesterday. Thousands are expected at the demonstration planned this Sunday at the Brandenburg Gate. Source:
Number of the Day
Lindner on Lindner
Free Democratic Party leader Christian Lindner promises his new autobiography, "Schattenjahre" (Shadow Years), was entirely written by himself and is as open as can possibly be.