Eurozone crisis
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Europe on the edge

Analysis from Channel 4 News of the financial crisis which threatens the future of the euro.

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post 09 April 2014
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei Facing the harsh economic truth: Spain's brain drain

We may be seeing the green shoots of recovery come into full bloom - but parts of Europe still languish.

post 26 March 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Farage vs Clegg: blood, sweat and statistics

Nigel Farage accused Nick Clegg of using tired old statistics. Clegg accused Farage of making them up. But with a chance to fish for Labour and Tory votes, perhaps both men were winners?

post 17 March 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Where will the EU draw the line in Ukraine?

EU measures against Russia punish 21 individuals from Russia and Crimea with travel bans and asset freezes.

post 18 February 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Barroso fears 'fragmentation' of EU if Scotland votes yes

Jose Manuel Barroso thinks copy-cat separatist movements infused with hope by a successful Scottish independence campaign could take off and threaten the entire EU project.

post 23 January 2014
Read more on Faisal Islam's blog Why 'Davos Man' pontificates about inequality over canapes and fine wine

There are many on my Twitter stream who find it grotesque that the supposed "masters of the universe" who failed to create a safe financial world order are still on top.

article 22 January 2014 World
World Economic Forum in Davos (picture: Getty)
Davos: creating the impression of business being done

The powerful attending the World Economic Forum in Davos must create the impression of action. What they will not do, writes Andrew Simms, is change the system to meet the needs of society.

post 16 January 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron, Europe and the T word

Might Messrs Osborne and Cameron be wise to avoid getting hung up on the T word as far as Europe is concerned?

post 15 January 2014
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei 'Who are you to lecture us?' How France and Germany view Britain

Eyebrows have been raised. France was heard muttering an obscenity. That is essentially how George Osborne's "reform or perish" speech on Europe will be received in Paris or Berlin.

article 15 January 2014 UK, European Union
George Osborne will warn EU that it faces the risk of economic decline if it does not reform (picture: Getty)
George Osborne warns the EU to 'reform or decline'

George Osborne emphasises Tory determination to reform the European Union, saying Europe is at risk of falling behind Asia's economic titans.