One of the biggest problems presented by the euro crisis has been the financial connection between the banks and their governments.
The talk everywhere right now is about Cyprus, and the controversial bailout package that was agreed to in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Europe has spent hundreds of billions of euros rescuing its banks but may have lost an entire generation of young people in the process, the president of the European Parliament said.
Italy's Bersani on collision course with Germany and ECB over austerity ... Italy's Pier Luigi Bersani vowed to break free of the country's austerity regime as he laid out plans for a centre-Left government, risking a serious clash with Germany and t
The European Union now expects GDP growth in the euro-area to fall 0.3 percent in 2013.
The blockbuster bid for a U.S.-European Union trade deal announced by President Obama in Tuesday’s State of the Union speech won’t be easy, but it has the potential to reshape the global export market and provide a nudge to economies on both sides of
By Delusional Economics, who is determined to cleanse the daily flow of vested interests propaganda to produce a balanced counterpoint. Cross posted from MacroBusiness.
From Margaret Thatcher's original (now extremely prescient) warning of the European Union's structure creating "insecurity, unemployment, national resentment, and ethnic conflict" to Nigel Farage's recent clarifications ....
Just when European leaders thought they were getting to grips with three years of economic turmoil, along came Cyprus, a seemingly small problem but one that cannot be ignored.
Iran has slapped a ban on oil and gas exports to the European Union, even though the EU has already forbidden Iranian petrochemicals from entering its territory.
How many European Union officials does it take to change a light bulb?
The European Union defined as positive the political and commercial relations it has had with Central America, an item on its agenda for next week''s EU-Celac Summit in Santiago de Chile.
The economic implosion of Europe is accelerating.
Mario Draghi: the closest thing the Eurozone has to a leader? Who leads the Eurozone?
Thousands swarmed the streets of Madrid enraged at a bill to privatize public hospitals as part of sweeping cuts.
Communities set up local currencies and exchange networks in attempt to beat the economic crisis ... It's been a busy day at the market in downtown Volos.
Communities set up local currencies and exchange networks in attempt to beat the economic crisis
One suggestion that has gained popularity in the post-crisis regulatory debate is a tax on financial transactions.
Euro zone factories sank deeper into recession in December as new orders tumbled, business surveys showed on Wednesday, a sharp contrast to continuing signs of revival in China.
Sometimes prediction is easy. As 2011 bled into 2012, there was panic everywhere about the euro: It was doomed and it was going to take the global economy with it.
If you don't know anything about what's going on in Europe, you should at least know this.
Virtual communities have proliferated in recent years – a phenomenon triggered by technological developments and by the increased use of the internet. In some cases, these communities have created and circulated their own currency for exchanging the
When the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize was announced as the EU, the entire press corps (those in attendance) reportedly let out a united groan. This was certainly an unusual reaction for the top reporters of a bought-and-paid-for press.
European Union apparatchiks convened in Brussels on Monday to plot moves against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad and to plan for a “humanitarian” intervention in Mali.
Under European laws, the deal means Bitcoin-Central becomes a Payment Services Provider (PSP) that has an International Bank ID number. This puts it on an equal footing with other payment networks such as PayPal and WorldPay.
Nigel Farage from "EFD" The Europe for Freedom Democracy mad about stuff.
The euro zone's economic downturn appeared to ease slightly in November, while U.S. and worldwide data provided indications that the chill that has gripped the global economy is improving.
A new opinion poll suggests that the German people are rather unenthusiastic about the Greek aid package (which their elected representatives just approved).
British Prime Minister David Cameron is standing up for Britain against Brussels, or that is what we're led to believe.
Disillusionment with the European project has brought more support in Britain for the UK Independence Party, which believes only pulling out of the EU will do.