BBC World Service

European leaders reach deal to help banks

by Jeremy Hobson 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.
European Debt Crisis

What's up, Europe? Brussels muddles through the crisis

by Kai Ryssdal May 30, 2012
The big story in Brussels, as it has been for the last two years, is the eurozone crisis. So is any progress being made?
European Debt Crisis

Euro crisis not over yet

by Stephen Beard Dec 9, 2011
European leaders met for yet another time, this time striking a deal that would allow the European Commission to oversee budgets and fine countries for getting into too much debt. But it won't solve the major eurozone issues.
Mid-day Update

Mid-day Extra: What sets Brussels apart

by Stacey Vanek Smith Dec 9, 2011
Brussels isn't the first city people may think of in Europe, but it is home to both the United Nations and the European Commission. Today, European leaders came to a tentative deal there to save the EU.
Brussels is the home of the European parliament.
Mark Renders/Getty Images
European Debt Crisis

EU summit takes place in Brussels; divisions abound

by Stephen Beard Dec 8, 2011
European leaders gather in Brussels to discuss closer fiscal union and try to save the euro, but EU lawmakers are divided on the way forward.
European Debt Crisis

What's on the agenda at Friday's EU summit

by Bob Moon Dec 7, 2011
European leaders meet in Brussels on Friday to try to work out the continent’s debt crisis. Greater fiscal cooperation is top of the agenda.
European Debt Crisis

In the eurozone, it's like 'Waiting for Godot'

by David Brancaccio Dec 6, 2011
All eyes are on Brussels, days ahead of another European summit on the continent's debt crisis and hopes that this time will be different.

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