Young people are spending less time consuming news than previous generations, according to Pew Research Center.
The German Parliament voted today to set the country’s first national minimum wage, 8.5 euros, which is $11.60 per hour. The new minimum wage will be phased in starting next year.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government supported the move at the insistence of her government coalition partners, the center-left Social Democrats. The minimum wage passed over arguments that it would hurt Germany’s economy, which is Europe’s largest.
The BBC’s Steve Evans joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson from Berlin with an update.