Left Behind

Youngsters shout slogans during a demonstration in Madrid on March 29, 2012 on a national strike day. (DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images)

FT reporters have written about the issue of youth unemployment around the world as part of our Left Behind series this summer. They covered the fears and hopes of young people struggling to find jobs amid the worst economic crisis since World War II – and the governments’ responses.

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From ghost towns to rooftop farms, here are our picks for today: