Right now, the Irish people know that they are footing the bill so that British, German and American banks don’t suffer for having been foolish enough to be caught with Irish bank bonds.
Italian students have been protesting the country's education reform since Wednesday. The most recent cuts "eliminate some areas of study and force schools that are running at deficit to close."
"Can it be supposed that one day Russia will be in some joint currency zone with Europe? Yes, quite possible," Putin said in answer to a question on a visit to Berlin.
At last check Irish-Bund spreads were north of 725 bps, meaning Ireland is now effectively insolvent, and joins Greece in the group of bankrupt European countries. If this blow out is not stopped immediately, the contagion will again spread...
If you are a Muslim woman hoping to flee a forced marriage or potential honor killing in Europe, think twice about hailing a cab during your escape.
Multiculturism, the politically correct approach to immigration policies that has swept across Western European countries during the past few decades has failed. So announced Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel in a meeting with mostly student mem
How is it possible that a mature European liberal democracy is prosecuting an elected member of parliament for his political opinions on the most pressing issue of the day—namely, Islamic fundamentalism?
The Tory/LibDem coalition government was forced by the terms of the Lisbon Treaty to support the increase of power for the EEAS, the foreign ministry of a non-nation. The US must reconsider its support of the EU and stand with the Constitution and n
Due to anxiety over immigration, Islam, and the economy, Dutch voters gave the center-right Liberals a parliamentary lead, and gave a strong boost to Geert Wilders's Freedom Party, which proposes banning the Koran and the building of new mosques.
Brussels has declared that tourism is a human right and pensioners, youths and those too poor to afford it should have their travel subsidized by the taxpayer.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of a vacation. The European Union is proposing that tourism is a basic human right. As in, I want to go to Germany and have no money; the government (taxpayers) needs to pay for it. Sweet. But, will anyone die for my
Soros warns Europe of disintegration By Gillian Tett and Chris Giles in Cambridge Published: April 11 2010 15:23 | Last updated: April 11 2010 16:55 The eurozone area and wider European Union is now “on the brink” of disintegration unless Germ
Europol can access personal information on anyone – including their political opinions and sexual preferences – if it suspects, that they may be involved in any “preparatory act” which could lead to criminal activity.
Per Der Spiegel in Germany this week: "This video has the potential to become a net phenomenon. It begins with Economic Minister Gunther Oettinger who says, 'English is becoming the language of work. All workers and business owners need to know it.
Lawmakers will today pass a bill creating a so-called BAD BANK(WTF) that will pay the country biggest banks 54 billion euros ($81 billion), or about a third of gross domestic product, for property loans to free up lending. The agency
The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) is the first pan-European think-tank. Launched in October 2007, its objective is to conduct research and promote informed debate across Europe on the development of coherent and effective European valu
Confidential negotiations on how to implement the Lisbon Treaty have produced proposals to allow the EU to negotiate treaties and even open embassies across the world. A letter conferring a full "legal personality" for the Union has been drafted i
Brown gives grudging blessing to his old rival's return to new job at centre of the global stage. Tony Blair has emerged as the leading candidate to become the first permanent president of the European Union after Gordon Brown gave his grudging b
The piece, an enormous mosaic installed in the European Council building over the weekend, was meant to symbolize the glory of a unified Europe by reflecting something special about each country in the European Union.
Greek riots are noteworthy because they are the first widespread expression of urban anger in Europe since the global financial crisis erupted out of the Wall Street financial meltdown in September.
The Irish government was Thursday set to ask citizens to rethink their opposition to an EU reform treaty and vote next year in a new referendum, just six months after they rejected the text.
The UK and Germany believe that a new international system regulating the financial sector must be constructed to prevent a repeat of global banking crisis in the future.
A one euro coin has turned up in Spain bearing the face of cartoon couch potato Homer Simpson instead of that of the country's king, a sweetshop owner told Reuters on Friday.
Jul 24 - A raft of economic indicators and surveys show business and consumer confidence hitting new depths. Euro zone business confidence taking bigger hit than expected
Irish politicians reacted angrily Wednesday after French President Nicolas Sarkozy suggested Ireland should hold a second referendum on the EU's new treaty, after rejecting it last month.
“The time has come,” said France’s new president, Nicolas Sarkozy, “to build together a Mediterranean Union that will be the bridge between Europe and Africa.”
"The French presidency will try to propose a method and, we hope, a solution, that we hope the Irish government will agree on either in October or December," Sarkozy told the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.
(50 Years?!! - Will the North American Union birthday be the signing of NAFTA???) European Economic and Social Committee
The Irish government is expected to bow to Franco-German pressure and hold a second referendum to try to rescue the Lisbon treaty that voters rejected this month.