The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high with the UN warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.
Will Catalonia's unilateral declaration of independence encourage other European regions to launch similar political movements?
France and Germany have been the main forces behind European integration and the relationship between their respective leaders has been intrinsic to the development of the European Union.
Spain moves to take over the running of Catalonia after the rebellious region's parliament unilaterally declaring independence. So what happens now?