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Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is Europe!

Oct 12, 2012
At last some good news for Europe -- racked by the worst economic crisis in its history, the European Union has just won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, European Union, Europe debt crisis

Despite bad manufacturing, job data -- stocks up in Europe

Oct 1, 2012
September manufacturing wilted in Europe -- and a new unemployment report by the EU shows lots of young people were out of work in August. But European stock markets had a strong day. What gives?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Union, manufacturing

EU sanctions Iran by refusing to insure oil tankers

Jul 12, 2012
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, European Union, sanctions

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

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