Eurozone in crisis
What does the eurozone’s future hold? It depends where you look. Political risks seem to be increasing, despite the improvements in Europe’s economy.
Shares in Monte dei Paschi suffered further steep falls on Monday as it tried to raise five billion euros by year-end to avoid a state bailout.
Investor confidence in Italian banks ability to raise money to cover bad debt takes a tumble as fears over government's future weigh on market.
Eurozone inflation got a caffeine and nicotine fuelled boost in September as people paid more in restaurants and cafes. Cigarette prices also rose.
As the eurozone struggles with weak growth and the threat of deflation, left-leaning economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz told Euronews the currency bloc is doomed without radical changes.
Another complaint against the European Central Bank's quantitative easing policies has been made to Germany's Constitutional Court.
The eurozone economy grew 0.6 percent, its fastest pace in five years in Q1 2016, unemployment dipped to 10.2 percent in March, but consumer prices were down 0.2 percent in April.
More signs have emerged of a eurozone slowdown as the latest surveys of the region's businesses indicate they had their worst month in over a year.
Eurozone inflation remained steady in July, a result of falling energy prices offsetting the impact of a rise in the price of industrial goods
Greece and its euro zone partners formally launched talks on July 17 designed to lead to a third bailout programme for Athens that could total 86
In this edition of Europe Weekly we look back at the two deals that have dominated the news over the last seven days. Greece’s parliament approved a
The deal reached by Athens and its international creditors in the early hours of Monday (13 June) saw Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras concede to
As international creditors mull over Greece’s latest proposals to resolve the debt crisis. Here we have a look at how much Athens owes and to whom
In this edition of Europe Weekly, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asks international creditors for a third bailout – despite 61 percent of those
As supporters of the “No” vote gathered in central Athens in celebration, reaction came in from Greece’s eurozone partners, in particular Germany
Greece seems to have decisively rejected the bailout terms put forward by its international creditors. The Greek people have voted an overwhelming
A Greek exit from the euro zone will be inevitable if Athens and its lenders do not come up with a solution within the next five days, Germany’s
After five months of deadlock, a solution to the Greek debt crisis will be presented to European leaders this week, European Council President Donald
After months of deadlock, a solution to the Greek debt crisis is near, says Guntram Wolff of the Brussels based think-tank, Bruegel. He joined
Inflation returned to the euro zone economy in May, according to the EU’s stats office. Eurostat figures confirmed that more expensive food
The Greek government remains engaged in last-ditch talks with its creditors as the cash-strapped country moves closer to the April 20 date when
There is both hope that progress can be made, and tension spilling over into angry exchanges, ahead of planned negotiations on Wednesday between the Syriza government and EU creditors.
Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels have warned Greece to stop wasting time and to get down to some serious work on economic reforms. The
Coming up in Europe Weekly: deal or no deal as Greece runs dangerously close of running out of money. What next for Ukraine in the aftermath of
Pressure is growing on Greece and it finance minister to toe the line and stick to its financial commitments.
Greece’s new prime minister is on a tour and today he arrives in Brussels, bringing his ideas on Greece’s economic plight to the heart of the EU, but
Financial doomsday for Greece, economic meltdown for Europe? It seems you can’t click a mouse these days without headlines screaming debt at you
Greece’s newly appointed finance minister is on a European tour seeking to reassure international investors that Athens is not in a standoff with its
Greece is back on the front line of what some fear could be a re-run of the eurozone crisis. Shares in Athens slumped again on Thursday, though
For literally years we’ve been talking about the economic crisis and its consequences. Almost everywhere governments have been forced to respond