Features by Christopher Werth
Posted In: Poland, fracking, natural gas
The Polish government wants to become a leader of shale gas extraction for the EU, but opponents are raising environmental concerns.
Posted In: Occupy London, Occupy
Protesters have recently begun occupying a UBS building in London's financial district, and the Swiss bank can't kick them out without going through the U.K. courts.
Posted In: euro, Britain
The British government is officially creating contingency plans in case the Euro breaks apart as fears continue over the regions banking crisis. Other countries so far remain quite on following suit.
Even as leadership turns over in Italy and Greece, fear is growing that debt problems in Europe will continue to spread to even bigger economies like France.
Posted In: Banks
European banks are facing a problem: they have to mark down the value of their debt from countries like Greece, but governments still want to borrow money from them.
Posted In: Transportation
The world's biggest container shipping company, Maersk, posted big losses in the last quarter, and that might not bode well for the economy at large.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi might be able to hold on to power in Italy, but there are still calls for a "technocratic" government to fix the country's problems.
The drama continues to unfold in Europe today, as politicians in both Italy and Greece face challenges.
Mario Draghi is famous for his charm and diplomacy, but the Italian's greatest asset could be his knowledge of the shaky financial situation of his home country.
The Vatican is setting forth a plan to solve the problems in Europe and the rest of the world, through a global governing body.