"Grexit" and "Brexit" – two radical solutions currently threatening the European Union. The Grexit looms large as negotiations between Athens and its donors remain at an impasse. The Brexit could be decided in a domestic referendum next year.
Over 80 percent of Poles support EU membership, but the Law and Justice Party has halted the country's integration into the bloc. As PiS puts it, the European Union is a necessary evil — one to be handled with hostility.
Times are getting tougher in Greece, but there is no real danger that an EU country will be left to flounder in election year 2017, writes Georg Matthes.
Europe's financial recovery continued at a steady pace amid a number of uncertainties in the market. The official eurozone figures were better than estimates of 9.2 percent from data company Factset.
In his State of the Union speech, European Commission President Juncker has praised the bloc for "bouncing back" after 10 years of crises. He has outlined bold proposals for the eurozone, trade and migration.
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