The EU is edging towards a common mechanism for rescuing problem banks, in a drive to avoid any repetition of taxpayer-funded bailouts.
German exports have bounced back in October, while a strong import rise suggests robust domestic demand. Cause for cheer? Not quite, according to most observers of Europe's powerhouse.
Italy's banks struggle with bad loans and the state itself is saddled with massive debt — but the voters don't seem to care, and the finance minister is demonstratively relaxed about it all.
The Irish airline refused to recognize unions for decades but now finds itself facing strikes and cancellations at every turn. Shareholders are worried, passengers are annoyed. Can they fly through the gloom?
The European Commission has proposed the introduction of collective eurozone debt and a joint fiscal budget, as it unveiled a raft of controversial ideas for strengthening the often dysfunctional euro currency area.
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