A man on a scooter killed three children and a teacher at a Jewish school in the southern French city of Toulouse on March 19. The same weapon had been used in recent days to kill 3 soldiers in Toulouse and Montauban. The presidential election campaign has been suspended until tonight.


The tragedy – La Dépêche du Midi

"Rabbi Yonatan Sandler, a 30- year-old French-born teacher from Jerusalem; his two children Aryeh, 6, and Gavriel, 3; and 8-year-old Miriam Monsonego, the daughter of the school’s principal, died in the attack."


Gunman kills four Jews outside French school – The Jerusalem Post

Spain celebrated the bicentennial of its first constitution, written during the Napoleonic siege of Cadiz in 1812. For the occasion, King Juan Carlos called to Spain to draw inspiration from this period to face the current crisis.


King appeals to 1812 spirit of excellence – La Vanguardia

The establishment of a commission of inquiry into abuse of children in the Catholic Church looks inevitable after revelations about castrations performed on students in Catholic boarding schools and psychiatric hospitals in the 1950s.


Castrations raise new questions – NRC Handelsblad

As international observers wonder whether Portugal is not on the same path as Greece, the European Central Bank says that its national debt is sustainable despite a 5% contraction this year. The ECB considers that even assuming a deeper recession, public debt is not likely to exceed 110% of GDP in 2020.


ECB says that Portugal can pay his debt – Jornal de Negócios

This is the number of secondary school teachers needed in the next 8 years in Sweden, argues their union. While students blame low wages, lack of career prospects and a poor working environment, it has also emerged that universities provide an insufficient number of teacher training courses.


Shortage of 80,000 new teachers – Dagens Nyheter

Three weeks before Easter, the price of eggs is breaking records. Since mid-February, it has risen 70% on average in Europe (75% in France and 100% in the UK). The reason is not an epidemic but a European directive on "enriched" cages – increased cage surface area, added accessories such as scrapers and perches – which increases production costs.

Hens are laying but no eggs in Europe – Pravda