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.
Action needed to keep competition fair.
Distinguishing between foreign and domestic debt is crucial to understanding the role of austerity
The West must unite to resist Chinese bullying against those who meet Tibet's leaders
With signs that China's economic model is breaking down, Europe needs to be subtle and circumspect in its interaction with the country
Ahead of the elections to the European Parliament next year, the EU needs to mend relations with its citizens
Europe's aggressive regulatory unilateralism will not achieve anything good
Germany's finance minister reopens the debate on treaty change.
Faith in the European Union is at an all-time low, and there are precious few signs of that changing.
Eight years after the Andijan massacre, Uzbekistan remains a human-rights disaster. When will the EU change its strategy towards Uzbekistan?
Rehn pessimistic about France's economy.
Doom and gloom in the eurozone
The next elections to the European Parliament could turn into a perfect storm.
Giulio Andreotti, one of the giants of post-war politics in Italy and in Europe's Christian Democratic movement, died at the age of 94 on Monday (6 May).
When it comes to patient health, full disclosure of clinical trials results is a must
Five young consultants take on critics of the public-affairs profession
Optimism is in short supply in the EU and the Italians are particularly struggling to stay positive
To prevent corrupt Russian officials being barred from Europe, Russia is now using the threat of an adoption ban against European states
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
Lawmakers must set a positive agenda for growth and jobs.
The process of globalisation has been accompanied by a growth in fear.
Policymakers believe that orderly resolution of global mega-banks is an illusion; we should all worry.
Enrico Letta needs to earn his place at the EU's top table.
Future of EU scheme hangs in the balance.
Is there life after ETS?
Restrictions to end for Romanians, Bulgarians.
Freedom of movement and restrictions
No instrument left to limit labour migration
Why the EU should press Serbia and Kosovo hard on reform of the security sector
The EU and the Council of Europe should work together to restore the old principles of the European project