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Croatia joins EU after decade of negotiations

Jul 1, 2013
The EU gets its first new member in six years, but it's something less than a celebration.
Posted In: Croatia, European Union, Europe debt crisis

Latvia wants to join the eurozone. Why?

Jun 5, 2013
Despite the crisis, there are still benefits of being a member of the eurozone club.
Posted In: latvia, Eurozone, European Union, Europe debt crisis

European auto sales up for first time since 2011

May 17, 2013
But that comes with an asterisk.
Posted In: auto sales, Europe, European Union

European probe into oil price-fixing widens to Finland

May 17, 2013
Finland's only oil refiner has now been ensnared into the investigation.
Posted In: big oil, Europe, European Union

Euro zone economies shrink for sixth straight quarter

May 15, 2013
France is in recession, while Germany's economy has expanded.
Posted In: Euro Eurozone, European Union, France, Germany

EU looks to halt carbon permits, raise prices

Feb 18, 2013
The European parliament is voting to halt new carbon permits in an effort to drive up the price of emissions, but will the tinkering hurt the credibility of the carbon trading system?
Posted In: carbon credits, European Union, Environment

U.S.-EU trade deal faces cultural hurdles

Feb 13, 2013
The trade deal between the U.S. and the European Union mentioned in President Obama's State of the Union speech could be profitable for both parties. It may be hard to achieve because of differences in outlook.
Posted In: State of the Union, European Union, trade

U.K. prime minister prepares big speech on Europe

Jan 22, 2013
U.K. Prime Minster David Cameron will give a major speech tomorrow that sets the tone for his country's future relations with the European Union. Many in the U.K. want more decisions made in London and fewer in Brussels. Is the U.K. on the way out of the EU?
Posted In: United Kingdom, U.K., david cameron, European Union

PODCAST: Cameron to address EU, U.S. airlines announce profits

Jan 22, 2013
What happens if the U.K. leaves the EU? World leaders will be all ears tomorrow when British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a high-stakes speech on Britain's role in the European Union. U.S. airlines make more money by offering fewer seats. Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza discusses the business of bargain basement travel.
Posted In: European Union, david cameron

The record of peace in the European Union

Dec 11, 2012
The European Union, and the euro -- for all its faults -- has been credited with keeping the continent relatively peaceful of late. And European peace is the subject of our quiz this morning.
Posted In: European Union, Nobel Prize, war, quiz

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