It was a disappointed Antonis Samaras who was forced to admit defeat on Sunday night. The leader of New Democracy had tried to convince voters that
The man of the moment, Alexis Tsipras has swept to power in a landslide win in Greece. His Syriza party’s anti-austerity message appears to have
As Greece’s leftist Syriza party looked set for a comfortable victory over the ruling conservatives in the Greek election, our reporter spoke to some
The current economic crisis has been blamed on many factors – from high street banks to government finance departments, from risky trading to
The hostility of austerity-burdened Greeks towards Chancellor Merkel has taken on harder and harder symbols. The Hitler moustache and Nazi Swastika
With ISPI – the Institute for International Political Studies
In this edition of U-talk our question is from Alex, from Lyon:
It was another summit that managed to avoid a train wreck. With the future of the euro at stake, European leaders agreed before the summer break to
When Spain’s spectacular building boom went bust, it was the country’s banks which were left with much of the debt including 200 billion euro worth
A new government in Greece will mean changed circumstances, and so Brussels has said that Athens and its international lenders will have to
After a nailbiting election, the race to form a new government in Greece has begun. For the winner, New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras, who will
In Athens, closed down shops, soup kitchens and charity clinics have become all too familiar sites – the result of an austerity plan many Greeks say
He is one of the ‘architects’ of the European Single Currency: Cees Maas, the former Treasurer-General of The Netherlands was one of the driving
The Finance Minister of the Netherlands, Jan Kees de Jager, explains his austerity budget to euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie.
The economic and financial crisis has overthrown governments all-over Europe. In the Netherlands, the political parties have clashed over austerity
Greece is far from the only country in the world where public sector workers make up a large part of the total workforce.
But its fiscal management
Greece has a new election scheduled for 17 June, since none of the parties emerged from the May 6 elections strong enough to form a government or
Angeliki Mihou has decided to take her future into her own hands. Last year, this Greek mother of two returned to her parents’ village to start a new
In this edition of The Network with Chris Burns — Generation Y, how are Europeans born in the 1980’s and 90’s facing the financial crisis? How would
The age old debate of Britain’s place at the heart of Europe is heating up once again.
Last month Eurosceptics praised Prime Minister David
On his first EU summit, the new Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti was one of the protagonists of the long marathon to save the euro and strengthen