Dublin has exited the euro bailout. Gerhard Elfers reports from the Irish capital on the national mood.
Nobody likes to have their summer holidays cut short. But that’s what happened to Irish politicians, who were recalled to debate the European Commission’s tax ruling on Apple. Peter Geoghegan reports.
Ending a 70-day deadlock after an inconclusive election, Enda Kenny was narrowly approved to continue as Taoiseach. He first took office in 2011 following an EU/IMF bailout of the Irish economy.
The European Commission's package of eurozone reforms was billed as the EU's bold vision for a post-Brexit union. But it comes as Brexit talks verge on collapse and domestic German politics remain up in the air.
Stricter budget constraints in many member countries have caused the eurozone's combined public deficit drop to levels last seen in 2008. The dip was caused mainly by decreasing government spending, Eurostat reported.
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