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European leaders reach deal to help banks

Jun 29, 2012
There's a big EU summit going on in Brussels today, and it appears leaders have come up with an agreement that may help ease the debt crisis -- at least somewhat.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, Brussels

European leaders meet in Brussels, weigh options

Jun 28, 2012
EU leaders meet in Brussels today and tomorrow to seek solutions to the continent’s debt crisis, but some observers expect them to achieve little.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union

No riots, but Ireland feels the pain of austerity

Mar 15, 2012
Ireland is tackling its debt crisis with a harsh program of austerity measures. The Irish are not rioting, as the Greeks did, but they are hurting.
Posted In: Ireland, Ireland bailout, European Union

Many pushing back against EU carbon tax

Mar 12, 2012
Europe's biggest airlines say a new European tax on the carbon dioxide coming out their jet engines is a bad idea.
Posted In: carbon tax, European Union, Airlines

Google privacy policy challenged in the EU

Mar 2, 2012
One of the European Union's most senior officials says the new Google privacy policy breaks European law.
Posted In: Google, European Union, privacy

In Greece, new property tax sparks anger

Feb 17, 2012
The Greek government has introduced a new property tax so that it can increase revenue but many Greeks say it's unfair and unwise.
Posted In: Greek, tax, property tax, Eurozone, European Union

EU investigating Samsung for antitrust

Jan 31, 2012
Turns out those patent suits are bugging more than just Apple
Posted In: samsung, patents, apple, EU, European Union

Europe's oil standoff

Jan 23, 2012
As part of the effort to prevent Tehran from developing its nuclear weapons program, the EU unites on imposing sanctions against Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, European Union, military, Strait of Hormuz

Croatia could be newest European Union member

Jan 20, 2012
Joining the European Union means also eventually jumping on board with the euro currency. Why would a country want to get involved at such a moment of crisis?
Posted In: Croatia, European Union, euro

Debt crisis tarnishes the euro club

Dec 15, 2011
The European Union was once the hottest international club around. Does its debt crisis and infighting make less appealing to those who have waited years to gain admission?
Posted In: European Union

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