The eurozone crisis

Sovereign debt among many countries in Europe is running dangerously high. If any country defaults, it poses a threat to the rest of the eurozone and to the single currency itself. And if the euro collapses, it would have enormous consequences for world markets, the global economy - and your wealth.
 
 
 


Eurozone recession is Britain’s biggest threat

Recession in the eurozone threatens to take the shine off Britain’s own recovery. Emily Hohler reports.

Is Mario Draghi just a big tease? Or will we really see QE?

Europe is a mess. But Mario Draghi has yet to ‘do whatever it takes’ to fix it. Matthew Partridge looks at the ECB’s options and how they affect you.

European QE is on the way, hints Draghi

ECB boss Mario Draghi has lifted investors’ hope of money printing – expect European QE some time next year.

Britain beware – Europe is en route to tyranny

If the UK left the EU, it could be very good for business, says Bengt Saelensminde. But any divorce would need to be handled carefully.

Britain's £1.7bn EU bill

David Cameron is refusing to pay. The FT says he’s overreacting. Simon Wilson on Britain’s latest row with the EU.

Italy fights a brutal battle to reform itself

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi faces an up-hill challenge in pushing through tough economic reforms.

The end of Germany's economic miracle

Yet another recession in the eurozone looms, as German economic growth stumbles.

Debunking the European productivity myth

Britain may well be less productive than other European countries, says Bengt Saelensminde. But that’s something we should celebrate.

It’s time to vent my spleen – Europe’s got a serious problem

The eurozone’s problems all stem from the single currency, says Bengt Saelensminde. What Europe needs is a handicapping system.

A dose of common sense for France

The French economy has showed signs of moving in the right direction with reforms.

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