Sep 11, 2012 The euro's second-largest economy (and the man who leads it) has been in the spotlight recently. France finds itself in a similar bind as Greece, Italy and Spain -- how do you balance the state budget without crippling economic growth?
Sep 4, 2012 GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan wants to slash the deficit through major spending cuts. A similar plan is already being carried out in the UK.
Sep 4, 2012 France has more churches than any country in Europe, but some believe the cost of preserving these ancient structures is getting too high.
Aug 14, 2012 The new numbers out on the eurozone weren't as abysmal as expected, but they're not good either.
Aug 14, 2012 Happiness is relative in Europe these days: Investors are cheering news the euro area's top economies did not turn in the abysmal results many had expected. Instead, things are just "garden-variety" bad.
Aug 15, 2012 Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It'll be Ryan's first solo-appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday.
Aug 10, 2012 A host of tax increases for the wealthy and cuts to deductions and credits may cause some steep drops in Americans' incomes.
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 6, 2012 The British territory has $91,000 registered companies, including 235 banks. But now, because of pressure to plug a budget hole, the government is proposing a 10 percent income tax on foreign workers.