Jul 25, 2013 Welfare payments account for a third of Britain's public spending. Now, radical cuts in welfare spending are drawing impassioned reactions among both critics and supporters.
Jul 23, 2013 As we await the name of the new British royal baby, let's take a look at the economics of the birth.
Jul 22, 2013 The Royal Prince will be paid paternity leave. Yes, he gets paid.
Jul 17, 2013 The Greek parliament votes today on whether to send as many as 25,000 government workers into a so-called 'labor reserve.'
Jul 14, 2013 This week, Greece got mixed signals from the International Monetary Fund -- and the coming week looks equally murky.
Jul 12, 2013 The French Revolution -- and much of the France we know today -- was born at a time of economic crisis and famine.
Jul 8, 2013 With a British winner of the men's title at Wimbledon and a royal baby on the way, the mood of gloom in Britain is lifting.
Jul 3, 2013 Europe's financial crisis flared anew on Wednesday, after Portugal's finance minister quit and the government teetered on the edge of collapse.
Guy De Launey
Jul 1, 2013 The EU gets its first new member in six years, but it's something less than a celebration.