Here's a look at stories The Associated Press plans to cover in Europe on Friday, May 19. Questions about coverage plans can be directed to the Europe Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SWEDEN-ASSANGE — Press conference with prosecutors in case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. By David Keyton. Presser starts at 1000 GMT. Text: 300 words by 1030 GMT. Photos, video.
GREECE-DWINDLING PENSIONS — Retirement was supposed to be a time to look forward to, to enjoy life after decades of work. Instead, many Greek retirees have found their pensions slashed repeatedly — once again this week — to get the country out of its crisis. Here's a snapshot of the problem, through the story of four pensioners. By Elena Becatoros. UPCOMING 1100 words by 1000 GMT, photos.
BRITAIN-PIPPA MIDDLETON — It's the society wedding of the year, featuring Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry (new girlfriend in tow, at least for the reception) plus cameos by young Prince George and Princess Charlotte. A look at the posh Saturday wedding of Pippa Middleton. By Gregory Katz. UPCOMING: 680 words, photos.
FRANCE-MALI — French President Emmanuel Macron makes a high-security trip to Mali to visit French troops on the front line of international efforts to fight Islamic extremists in Africa's Sahel region. UPCOMING: 300 words by 0900 GMT, developing. AP Photos.
CANNES-FILM FESTIVAL — Filmmaker Alejandro Inarritu shows off a new virtual reality project that's among things shaking up this year's Cannes Film Festival. UPCOMING: details tba. AP Photos.
GERMANY-IS TRIAL — Verdict expected in trial of Syrian asylum-seeker accused of being a member of the Islamic State group and scouting out Berlin landmarks for a possible attack. Hearing starts 0730 GMT. 130 words by 1000 GMT, more on merits.
GERMANY-MERKEL — Chancellor Angela Merkel gives speech on economic issues to gathering of German company officials. UPCOMING: 130 words by 1100 GMT, more on merits.
POLAND-GERMANY — Germany's new President Frank-Walter Steinmeier makes his first visit to Poland in that capacity. UPCOMING: 130 words, photos.
GERMANY-G20 HEALTH MINISTERS — Health ministers of the Group of 20 world powers start a two-day meeting. On merits.
GERMANY-G20 LABOR MINISTERS — Labor ministers of the Group of 20 world powers conclude a two-day meeting. On merits.