Oct 29, 2012 More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
Oct 18, 2012 For months now, Spain has been bracing itself for a bailout. While the country waits, the government has already made many of the deep budget cuts that typically come with bailouts.
Oct 18, 2012 European leaders meet in Brussels today for a summit on whether to enact a banking union across the EU and check in on beleaguered Greece.
Oct 16, 2012 In the Northern Spanish region of Catalonia, many say they would be better to go it alone. This rich region puts more into the central government than it gets out and Catalans are starting to resent this.
Oct 11, 2012 New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Elsewhere around the world, the S&P has downgraded the soveign debt of Spain.
Oct 10, 2012 The disaster relief agency asks for help to assist those affected by the European debt crisis.
Oct 9, 2012 What are Greeks thinking about after a visit from Germany's Chancellor Merkel? Anger, frustration -- and some merriment.
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.
Oct 8, 2012 In Europe, the latest signals are that Spain will not take a bailout in the immediate term. China's economic growth is slowing as investment takes a back seat to consumer spending.