Aug 8, 2012 The Bank of England forecasts this morning the U.K. economy will not grow at all in the coming quarter. Across the channel, the French central bank says the euro's second-largest economy is headed for its own recession. And Germany's being infected by all this through its exports, which fell in June.
Aug 2, 2012 Monks on the island of St. Honorat, near Cannes, France, run an upscale restaurant and grow wine so they can make money to give to the poor.
Jul 13, 2012 Tomorrow is Bastille Day in France, the French will be celebrating despite the rainy weather and eurozone turmoil. This week French carmaker, Peugot, announced major layoffs, signaling the tough economic climate facing the country.
Jun 18, 2012 Voters in France this weekend gave President Francois Hollande's Socialists a solid majority in the lower house of parliament, complementing their majority in the upper house and thus, complete legislative power in the government.
Heidi N. Moore
Jun 18, 2012 Looking ahead at what's to come for other eurozone countries and what's happening at the G20 summit.
Jun 13, 2012 Patrons of the Bar La Fusee in Paris offer their thoughts on the euro and the eurozone economic crisis.
Jun 21, 2012 What might an American audience appreciate about the news in Paris right now, and what's on everybody's mind in France?
May 25, 2012 In the last week, we've heard of a possible Greek exit from the euro, a U.S. debt ceiling showdown, HP layoffs, and a Facebook stock lawsuit. How does this news affect our psyche and what stories should we focus on amid all the turmoil?
May 7, 2012 In a narrow victory this weekend, French voters ousted incumbent presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy in what many see as a popular referendum against harsh austerity measures in Europe
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2012 In an apparent rejection of austerity measures to solve Europe's debt crisis, voters in France elected Socialist party candidate Francois Hollande over the weekend while Greek voters punished the country's two incumbent parties