Sun, 10 May, 2020
THE head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has expressed concern about the Trump administration’s moves to relax financial oversight, saying such deregulation helped pave the way for the global financial crisis.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece yesterday after finance minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, said the country should get “a new start”, while in Athens the government agonised over whether to call a snap election.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
“A Grexit would be traumatic enough that it would help scare the rest of Europe into giving up more sovereignty to a stronger banking and fiscal union. The argument was that letting Greece burn would make it easier to build a stronger Europe with a more credible firewall.”
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
Anti-capitalist protesters clashed with riot police near the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt yesterday and set fire to barricades and cars, coinciding with the ceremonial opening of the €1bn skyscraper.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
As ceremonies held in recent weeks to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of Soviet troops at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland reminded us, a united Europe, one that gives members a common purpose and something approaching parity of esteem for all its peoples, is a relatively new concept.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015