Europe’s economy

What happens if we end up with a no-deal Brexit

There’s talk of chaos and the need to stockpile food and medicines – but what would really happen if Britain crashes out of the EU without a trade deal? Simon Wilson reports.

Things are getting ugly in Turkey – what does that mean for global markets?

Turkey’s currency is crashing, its debt is spiralling out of control, and foreign investors are deserting the country. If things get worse, says John Stepek, it could spark wider trouble.

Increasingly dire straits for Turkey

Turkey’s problems are going from bad to worse. Inflation is running at almost 16%, a 15-year high; faith in the government has deteriorated; and the currency has fallen by about 28% against the US dollar.

Emerging Europe comes of age

Central Europe is enjoying an EU-backed boom as manufacturers open facilities in countries such as Slovakia and Hungary.

A ceasefire in the trade war

There are doubts over whether Trump’s EU deal will last. Matthew Partridge reports.

The spectre of a crisis still haunts Europe

With talk of a trade war hampering equities in a region that is dependent on exports, investors are going cold on Europe.

Crunch time at Chequers

Theresa May has taken steps to end her Brexit fudge. Matthew Partridge reports.

Calling time on the supranationals

Countries are lining up to assert their sovereignty, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That’s bad news for supranational organisations.

The EU’s shrinking budget

We’ve heard a lot about how Brexit will affect the UK’s finances. But what impact will it have on the EU’s? Simon Wilson reports.

Merkel’s new migrant crisis

Germany’s deal on refugees looks like a fudge. Matthew Partridge reports.

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