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Race is On for Succession to Europe's Top Economic Posts

By David McHugh | Jan 16
Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials. Those chosen will make decisions affecting the jobs, savings and pay of 340 million people living in the 19 countries that share the euro.

Eurozone Inflation Falls Despite Thriving Economy

By Pan Pylas | Jan 8
Inflation across the 19-country eurozone remains stubbornly low even though the economic recovery across the single currency bloc appears to be gaining more and more momentum.

New EU Rules Aim to Protect Investors, Strengthen Markets

By David McHugh | Jan 3
New rules to protect investors, improve market transparency and honesty and prevent another financial crisis went into effect on Wednesday in Europe.

Spooked Businesses Shift Headquarters Out of Catalonia

By Ciaran Giles and Artitz Parra | Oct 6
The prospect of a Caralonian exit has sent shivers among business heavyweights, including lender Banco Sabadell and energy giant Gas Natural, who were among the firms to greenlight relocations of their registered address.

EU Tells Serbia to Stick to Reforms for Potential Membership

Jul 17
European Union chief Donald Tusk says Serbia needs to stick to good governance and anti-corruption reforms as part of its drive to become an EU member, but couldn't promise a fixed timeframe for joining.

EU, Britain Kick Off 1st Big Session on Divorce Proceedings

Jul 17
The European Union and Britain kick off their first full session of their divorce proceedings with both sides bent on seeking a quick breakthrough on unraveling ties that have bound them for decades.

UK Election Throws Up Wider Array of Brexit Alternatives

By Pan Pylas | Jun 14
Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped the election would provide more certainty to Britain's exit from the European Union. Her failure to even retain a majority has delivered anything but, throwing up an even wider array of Brexit scenarios.

EU Presses Britain to Get Its Act Together for Brexit Talks

By Raf Casert | Jun 11
For years it seemed Britain could not get out of the European Union fast enough. Now that it decided to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave.

EU Proposes Ways to Shore Up the Euro Over Coming Decade

By Pan Pylas | Jun 1
The European Union's executive outlined Wednesday a series of measures it thinks could shore up the euro currency in the coming decade, ideas that were raised - and often rejected - during the eurozone's debt crisis.

Germany, France Pledge New Efforts to Strengthen Eurozone

By Geir Moulson | May 23
Germany and France pledged Monday to seek ways to strengthen the 19-nation eurozone, with harmonizing corporate taxes among the possible measures they will mull over in the coming weeks.

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