Dec 12, 2011 The United Kingdom walked away from an agreement with the rest of Europe to adhere to more fiscal scrutiny. The country's prime minister says the decision was to protect the financial sector of the country.
Dec 12, 2011 Twenty-six of 27 European Union leaders will pursue strict budget rules. But austerity may not be the best prescription for Europe's debt crisis.
Dec 12, 2011 Most of the leaders of Europe agreed to a deal on Friday to help solve the crisis there. But will austerity measures also stunt growth?
Dec 9, 2011 A deal was reached among the majority of countries in the European Union at today's summit, but a few countries are sticking on the sidelines.
Dec 9, 2011 Brussels isn't the first city people may think of in Europe, but it is home to both the United Nations and the European Commission. Today, European leaders came to a tentative deal there to save the EU.
Dec 9, 2011 European leaders meet in Brussels for yet another summit to determine the fate of the EU, and Britain has announced it won't sign off on any fiscal union. Another summit wraps up in South Africa today, as the UN concludes its climate talks. Richard Cordray was blocked by Senate Republicans from an appointment as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Dec 9, 2011 European leaders met for yet another time, this time striking a deal that would allow the European Commission to oversee budgets and fine countries for getting into too much debt. But it won't solve the major eurozone issues.
Dec 9, 2011 The EU plan still has to be ratified, and if the deal collapses, it could hit everything from the stock markets to the job outlook for Americans.
Dec 9, 2011 European countries agree to a deal on balanced budgets and debt reduction. A unanimous vote wasn't reached, but the BBC's Andrew Walker says investors already had limited expectations.
Dec 9, 2011 Some economists say today's summit will be remembered as a successful moment -- when eurozone countries met and got their act together. Katharina Gnath is an associate fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations and has studied G8 and G20 summits.