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Coming up this week on European Journal - the news magazine from Brussels ---
Greece: Persistent Poverty
The economic situation in Greece continues to worsen, as it becomes clear the country's austerity measures just aren't effective. As the crisis persists, more and more Greeks are falling into poverty. Because of the crisis, desperate parents who are no longer able to care for their children are leaving them at orphanages.
France: Press Freedom Under Pressure
European politicians describe press freedom as a democratic principle that must be closely guarded. But journalists who publish critical reports on governments are coming under increasing pressure and surveillance.
Spain: Royal Livestock Trails
Anders Belinchon is one of Spain's last cowboys. He guides his herd on a 400-kilometer trek, from northwestern Spain to the winter pastures of Andalusia.
Switzerland: The "No CPR" Stamp
It's an idea that has unleashed heated debate in Switzerland: A chest stamp for people who do not want to be resuscitated in the event of a medical emergency.
Britain: Goodbye, Ballroom?
The Rivoli, a ballroom dating back to the 1950s, is an oasis of velvet and crystal chandeliers that allows Londoners a place to take a trip back in time.
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