England dominates European football. It looks as if it will take home the trophy for economic success, too, says Matthew Lynn.
Russia’s economy surprised analysts by growing at its fastest pace in six years in 2018. But investors shouldn’t get too excited.
Emerging Europe is having tough time. Regional year-on-year GDP growth slowed to 1.3% in the fourth quarter, and the MSCI Eastern Europe index slipped by 5% last year.
Italy’s GDP has shrunk for two quarters in a row,industrial production is down, and youth unemployment is up. Investors are rattled.
A bold democratic initiative or a cynical political move? Matthew Partridge reports
The single currency project is now 20 years old. But is there anything to celebrate? Emily Hohler reports.
From buying Brazil to apocalyptic solar flares and the notion of a European debt jubilee, John Stepek looks at some of the more outlandish calls analysts are making for 2019.
While the spotlight is on Italy and France, Greece has been largely ignored in the last few months. But that could change in 2019.
Denmark is holding one of the major forthcoming European elections of next year. Matthew Partridge looks at the bookies’ favourites.
Hungary’s efforts to deal with chronic labour shortages have led to one of the strongest challenges of Viktor Orbán’s eight years in power.
A tax U-turn has calmed protests – but for how long? Matthew Partridge reports.