Merkel Pays A House Call In Athens But Has Nothing To DispenseChancellor Merkel's house call to Greece does not help Greeks take their medicine.
Cameron Wants Quick Financial Fix; Merkel: Put Up Or Shut UpAngela Merkel has parried Barack Obama and David Cameron's complaints with calls for increased federalism.
Spain Gallops Headlong Into Austerity As Riots And Strikes MountDespite massive demonstrations and some violence, the Spanish government says there is no choice but severe belt tightening.
Osborne's Budget Has Something For Tories and Liberal DemocratsGeorge Osborne tried to negotiate the contradictions between austerity and growth and please both parties in the coalition.
Hungary Denounces EU Double Standards and Pledges IndependenceStung by punitive economic measures, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban lashed out at the EU.
EU Treaty Signed But Holland And Spain Say They Will Violate ItSigning a fiscal responsibility treaty designed to reassure investors proved the easy part. The hard part is upholding it.
Athens Burns as Lawmakers Vote on Austerity MeasuresAs demonstrators set fire to buildings and clash with security forces, Greek parliament passes disputed austerity measures.
S & P Strips France, Austria of AAA RatingStandard & Poor's ratings agency stripped France and Austria of their AAA ratings and downgraded seven other euro zone nations on Friday.
EU Wants Repeal of Bank Law as Price of Credit Line to BudapestThe EU and IMF refuse a credit line to Hungary unless it restores independence to its central bank.
Strauss-Kahn Blames EU Leaders for Draining Investor ConfidenceStrauss-Kahn used his reappearance in the spotlight to blast the EU leaders who must also contend with failure to raise aid money.
Ratings Agency Declares that Latest EU Plan a Non StarterDespite the full speed ahead approach with the latest European debt crisis plan, Fitch says it will never reach port.
Political, Constitutional and Labor Problems Greet EU AgreementIs the story about to repeat itself? Another newly signed EU deal is failing to reestablish investor confidence.
Markets the Acid Test of Summit Success and Leaders' FortunesWe will soon know if the markets are satisfied with EU's good intentions or if we face a rerun of previous summits.
Sarkozy and EU: Caught between Party Legacy and German PowerNicolas Sarkozy is facing comparisons from the right and left oמ subservience to Germany - De Gaulle was able to put Germany in its place.
'Game Over' – Italian Prime Minister ResignsItalian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi officially resigned Saturday, ending the longest-running terms of office in his country.
Despite Uncertainties of Referendum There Is No AlternativeGeorge Papandreou is being accused of opportunism but the only way austerity can achieve legitimacy is via the referendum.
Quick Unraveling of European Bailout Solution Drives Bond YieldsAgain a definitive European solution to the debt crisis has collapsed like a house of cards exposing leadership to ridicule.
EU Hopes for Debt Crisis Deal by Wednesday Despite ProblemsNow that the EU has admitted that Greece will default, the race is on to secure the banks and prevent further contagion.
EU Jitters Return as Italian and Spanish Bonds PlummetLast week's emergency EU meeting was to have provided a sedative to investors. It wore off in a week.