Dec 31, 2012 The high court in France has rejected President Francois Hollande's controversial 75 percent tax on millionaires.
Nov 29, 2012 Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Nov 28, 2012 Last month, Peugeot secured a $9 billion lifeline from the French government to stay out of bankruptcy. In return, French politicians want the struggling company keep jobs, not cut them.
Nov 20, 2012 French bonds fell today in the wake of Moody's downgrading the nation's credit rating. So is the second largest economy in Europe shrugging its collective shoulders? Non!
Nov 20, 2012 Europe's second largest economy, France, has just had its AAA credit rating downgraded by the rating agency Moody's.
Nov 15, 2012 Europe has officially slipped back into recession. Growth in Germany -- widely considered to have a relatively healthy economy -- has slowed as well.
Nov 14, 2012 Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.
Nov 8, 2012 Germany stores $80 billion in gold in New York. Some in Germany are clamoring to inspect it and possibly bring it back to Europe.
Oct 9, 2012 German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Greece today for her first visit since the European debt crisis began. Greeks aren't laying out the welcome mat though, as masses come out to protest against German-led austerity.