A bold democratic initiative or a cynical political move? Matthew Partridge reports
Investors’ flight form Turkey, after Recep Tayyip Erdogan won last Sunday’s election, is making a nasty recession all the more likely.
If supranational organisations, such as the European Union, don’t start listening to their members, they won’t last long, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Germany’s fragile coalition government is at odds over immigration. But the issue isn’t confined to Germany. It’s Europe-wide, and threatens the very existence of the EU, says John Stepek.
The European Central Bank is ending its quantitative easing programme in the slowest way possible. John Stepek looks at what that means for Europe, and for your money.
The latest political upset in Italy has given investors a fright. But they are taking too pessimistic a view.
Investors have got used to the ECB’s quantitative easing programme. But one day soon that will end. John Stepek looks at how the markets would react.
Matteo Salvini has helped lead the populists to power in Italy. But does the middle-class ex-communist who has never held a job outside politics have any coherent vision for his country? Jane Lewis reports.
Pedro Sánchez has become Spain’s new prime minister after pulling off the seemingly impossible.
The French want radical reform; the Germans remain cautious. Emily Hohler reports.
Italy’s populist coalition is back on, and a collision between Brussels and Rome has been postponed. But hostility to the euro will grow.