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COMMENTA debt-mutualisation scheme for the eurozone must satisfy three crucial requirements.
Since the 1970s, economists have warned that a monetary union could not be sustained without a fiscal union. But the eurozone's leaders have not heeded their advice – and the consequences are becoming increasingly apparent. Europe now faces a difficult choice: either fix this fundamental design flaw and move toward fiscal union, or abandon the [...] Read more
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NEWSAnalysts reveal that many of the energy-intensive industries resisting changes to the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) are making a profit from the system.
NEWSReport on EU Rapid Information System shows that majority of cases involved products made in China.
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NEWSCommission threatens telecoms firms with sanctions, with battles over solar panels and ceramics to come.
NEWSTemporary tariffs could range from 37% to 68%
NEWSChinese ceramics and stoneware will be subject to anti-dumping tariffs for the next five years, starting today.
NEWSCompromise expected on single supervisor plans.
NEWSEuroscepticism grows in Cameron's own party.
NEWSCalls to extend scope of savings tax directive.
NEWSConcessions avert collapse of talks.
NEWSGermany resisting moves to create a single resolution authority.
NEWSMinisters agree to €7.3bn top-up request for 2013.
NEWSCommissioner frustrated at lack of progress.
NEWSPositive views of the EU are at record lows, according to survey.
NEWSTwo-day strike starts today.
NEWSCommission has received complaints about 20 hospitals.
NEWSBP, Royal Dutch Shell and Statoil raided over concerns about price collusion.
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