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"If Spain had the capability of the NSA, they'd do it too."

Oct 28, 2013
The BBC's Tom Burridge takes the temperature of Spaniards in Madrid over allegations of NSA call-monitoring.
Posted In: bbc, spain, nsa, Eurozone, Germany

Better economic outlook for Italy after Prime Minister wins confidence vote

Oct 2, 2013
Current Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta survived a confidence vote by a wide margin on Wednesday.
Posted In: italy, enrico letta, Silvio Berlusconi, Eurozone

Spain wants to move back an hour to help pull its economy out of recession

Oct 1, 2013
Spain is hoping a little time travel will help its economic woes, but will it work?
Posted In: spain, Daylight Savings Time, Central European Time, recession, Eurozone

In Germany, elections loom and doubts about the eurozone

Sep 20, 2013
On Sunday, German voters will go to the polls. Victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel seems certain. One unpredictable element, however, is the fate of a party that wants to exclude the Eurozone's economically struggling members from the bloc.
Posted In: Eurozone, Germany, Merkel, AfD, elections

The global echos of America's financial mess

Sep 13, 2013
The effects of the 2008 financial crisis hit even disparate economies like Ireland, Iceland and Latvia.
Posted In: financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, Ireland, latvia, Iceland, Eurozone

As China stumbles, Europe starts to get back up

Jul 24, 2013
China’s factories are continuing to struggle, but Europe's economic activity is showing signs of life -- at least for the last month.
Posted In: China, Eurozone, manufacturing

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

EU unemployment hits 12.2%, 'Blockupy' activists protest ECB

May 31, 2013
European unemployment hit a new record high in April. 12.2 percent, or about 20 million people, across the 17 countries that use the euro are out of work.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Unemployment, Eurozone, ECB

In France, an encore for recession

May 15, 2013
France today entered a double-dip recession. It depends on exports to Italy and Spain and they, like many eurozone nations, are still feeling the pinch. Europe's slump is dragging down the global economy.
Posted In: France, Eurozone, recession

Austerity on agenda as G7 meets near London

May 10, 2013
As the G7 gathers near London, austerity is on everyone's mind.
Posted In: G7, Europe debt crisis, Eurozone, Germany, United Kingdom

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