Saturday, April 4, 2015
In a colossal unprecedented experiment, Sweden's northernmost town Kiruna is preparing to move its entire city center to make way for its expanding iron ore mine.
France's economy, the second-largest in the eurozone, will perk up slightly in the first half of the year but unemployment is expected to stay at record highs, according to forecasts.
Cyprus is to scrap its last remaining capital controls from April 6, two years after they were imposed in the heat of its banking crisis, President Nicos Anastasiades announced Friday.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Europe's new banking supervisory chief, Daniele Nouy, suggested Wednesday that banks should limit their exposure to sovereign debt which she said can no longer be regarded as risk-free.
Germany's total debt increased slightly in 2014, but because the economy grew, its proportion of overall output fell, the country's central bank or Bundesbank said Wednesday.
As the main blast furnace at one of Europe's most polluted steelworks belches its last toxic cloud, activist Fabio Matacchiera was the only one there celebrating.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Dutch state-owned bank ABN Amro on Sunday said its board members had spurned a 100,000-euro pay rise following public outrage.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies.
The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece's sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government's pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The EU unveiled an ambitious plan to overhaul Europe's fragmented digital landscape on Wednesday that would allow Europeans traveling in other bloc countries to get their Netflix film fix or watch BBC iPlayer even when abroad.