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As the war in Ukraine rages on, Europe braces itself for stagflation
The war in Ukraine has sent inflation in the eurozone soaring, threatening the post-pandemic recovery.
What is the EU's Stability and Growth Pact and why is it important?
The bloc's fiscal rulebook has been suspended until next year to stave off any unwanted economic consequences of the pandemic.
Brussels urges caution despite strong economic growth forecasts
The EU Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni delivered the European Semester Autumn Package on Wednesday. While he insisted that the worst is behind us, he still warned against the possible negative effects of the pandemic on the economy.
Eurozone inflation hits 13-year high amid persistent energy crunch
Prices across the eurozone rose by 4.1% in October, up from 3.4% in September.
EU divided over response to soaring, 'unbearable' energy prices
Economic and finance ministers met in Luxembourg, laying bare intra-EU divisions.
Europe’s economy slid back into recession as US roared ahead
The European economy officially entered a double-dip recession in the first quarter of the year, as the continent paid the price for slow vaccine rollouts and extended lockdowns.
EU governments agree to continue uncapped spending until mid-2022
European Union finance ministers said during a video conference on Tuesday that unlimited spending must be allowed until the recovery from the pandemic is secure.
Eurozone economy shrank less than feared in 2020 — Eurostat estimate
The EU's statistics agency says early analysis suggests eurozone GDP fell by 0.7% in the last quarter and 6.8% across 2020.
Economists revise eurozone growth downwards amid second COVID wave
Lockdowns and pandemic-related restrictions were likely to slow down Europe's economic recovery as the ECB cut its predicts for 2021 and beyond.
COVID-19: Euro area economy suffers record drop of 12.1%
Eurostat also expects Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the whole European Union to have fallen by 11.9 per cent between April and June.
EU to experience 'even deeper recession' than anticipated
The European Commission announced that the euro area economy will contract by 8.7%, as the lifting of lockdown measures has been more gradual than expected.
Spain, Ireland and Luxembourg join race for Eurogroup presidency
Whoever takes on the chair of the eurozone group will play a major role in digging Europe out of the coronavirus economic downturn.
Who will join the race to be the Eurogroup's next president?
It comes after Mário Centeno quit as Eurogroup's president earlier this month.
Eurogroup chief Centeno says no political reason behind quit decision
He told Euronews it was simply the "end of a cycle". His tenure was due to end and he decided not to apply for a second term, he claimed.
EU forecasts 'recession of historic proportions' this year
"Europe is experiencing an economic shock without precedent since the Great Depression,'' the EU's economy chief Paolo Gentiloni said on Wednesday.
Italy's Di Maio says Rome must delay approval of ESM reform
The head of Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement said on Saturday the government should not sign off on a reform of the euro zone's bailout fund until plans for a wider banking union became clearer.
The Brief: Lagarde's route to the ECB
We look back at Christine Lagarde's career trajectory from French Minister to IMF chief and the issues that follow her heading into her next role.
Croatia in the Eurozone: Russia greatest weapon in Europe? | View
Croatia’s adoption of the euro would be an unmitigated disaster, punishing a country whose judiciary suffers from entrenched corruption that is being exploited to extend Russian influence in Europe.
EU and Italy in standoff over budget
A European Commission spokesperson confirmed that they have received the "revised" budgetary plan from Italy and will give their analysis on the 21st of November. They should decide whether to begin disciplinary measures against the Rome government. Italy could face possible fines.
Portugal populist exception?
In the proposed State Budget for 2019, the Portuguese Government estimates a deficit of 0.2% of GDP, with the ambition of setting it at 0 % of GDP by 2020. Portugal is often praised as the good pupil of the eurozone in contrast to Italy, which plans to up spending, going against eurozone rules.
Croatia's euro bid
The EU Commissioner for the euro, Valdis Dombrovskis, met with the Croatian government in Zagreb today to discuss the country's prospects to join the euro.
Eurozone Finance Ministers Weigh Up Debt Relief for Greece
At the 20th Eurogroup meeting of Eurozone finance ministers, the Greek economy was on the agenda. They are weighing up the question of debt relief for Greece as well as the surveillance of its economy in the years to come.
Merkel's vision for transformed EU
Angela Merkel has been turning heads with her wide-ranging comments on how to reform the eurozone, overhaul EU institutions and deal with the migrant crisis.
Brief from Brussels: Italy's political turmoil threatens trouble for EU
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: there may be trouble ahead for the EU and eurozone, as the political uncertainty continues in Italy; and
EU-Italy: there may be trouble ahead
As political uncertainty continues in Italy, eyes turn to possible impact on EU and eurozone
Macron's EU ambitions, one year on
After a year in office, how much progress has the French President made with his vision for a deeper Europe?