It is undemocratic that the ECB can set the eurozone-wide inflation target unilaterally.
A debt-mutualisation scheme for the eurozone must satisfy three crucial requirements.
Ministers agree to €7.3bn top-up request for 2013.
Commissioner frustrated at lack of progress.
Distinguishing between foreign and domestic debt is crucial to understanding the role of austerity
London position as a global financial centre is under threat
Deputy secretary-general at the Elysée, Emmanuel Macron
Downturn now the longest on record as France's economy contracts again.
A round-up of the international press on Wednesday, 15 May.
But they agree mandate for Commission to negotiate on bank transparency with five non-EU countries.
Germany drops resistance to €7.3 billion in additional funding for 2013 budget.
Faith in the European Union is at an all-time low, and there are precious few signs of that changing.
Olli Rehn says Slovenian government has “no time to waste” in reforming economy.
Long-delayed negotiations on the EU's budget for 2014-20 get underway in Brussels.
EU bank resolution authority needs a 'sold legal base', says German finance minister.
A round-up of the international press on Friday, 10 May.
Negotiations scheduled to start on Monday and Ireland seeking agreement by the end of June.
Government urged to cut its budget deficit.
Rehn pessimistic about France's economy.
Doom and gloom in the eurozone
The European Union imposes greater levels of tax on its citizens and businesses than do most other areas of the world, writes Ian Wishart.
Continuing to discredit austerity could cause long-term damage to the case for fiscal responsibility
Breakthrough in three-way talks on long-term budget, but member states continue fighting over additional funds for 2013 budget.
France, Spain and the Netherlands expected to be given more time to reach deficit targets.
A round-up of the international press on Friday, 3 May.
Mario Draghi says that first rate cut since July will help eurozone to recover “later in the year”.