Mixed fortunes in eurozone as Germany avoids recession
Germany's economy grew 0.5 per cent in the first three months of the year, but France stagnated and Italy and the Netherlands remained mired in recession
Seven days - a week in the life of Androulla Vassiliou
The commissioner's packed agenda includes a visit to Copenhagen to celebrate 25 years of Erasmus, the EU's boycott of matches played in Ukraine during Euro 2012, the selection of two new European capitals of culture, and discussions on how to tackle youth unemployment
Growth in air passengers slows across EU
Airports in Denmark, Austria and Italy see large increases in passenger numbers in 2010 while London's Heathrow maintains its position as the EU's busiest terminal
EU is exporting rules to neighbourhood, rather than trade
Europe must shift its focus from exporting its rule book to neighbouring countries and, instead, focus on doing business with partner nations – suggests Iana Dreyer
Does Britain really jump when the EU says 'jump'?
The UK has crafted a complex network of opt-outs from major EU legislation, but the Eurosceptics are still not happy. Our secret columnist looks beyond the rhetoric to the reality of Britain's role in Europe
Europe's neo-colonialist agenda in Israel
Through non-governmental organisations, the EU immorally manipulates the public debate and policy considerations regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict - claims Jason Edelstein
Greek euro exit looms as coalition talks falter
Greece's political leaders continue their bid to salvage an agreement on forming a government, as speculation on the country's future in the eurozone intensifies
Protecting Europe from cyber-attacks - costly but vital
As wars and espionage increasingly move from the real to the virtual world, the EU is planning to force European companies to invest more in cyber security, but the cost of building electronic defences may be high – writes Francesco Guarascio
The dangers of GM - Europe must learn the lessons from America
American farmers are increasingly expressing regret over the planting of GM crops, which are now causing major problems, and Europe must take note before it is too late – warns Dr Helen Wallace
What happens if Ireland says 'no' to eurozone fiscal treaty?
There is a view that the 'austerity treaty' will condemn Ireland to 20 years of cuts in public services and that the eurozone cannot afford to let the country go bust for fear of exacerbating the crisis – says Hugo Brady
New Greek elections 'could increase risk of euro exit'
Fresh elections in Greece would be a "critical event" for the eurozone, Fitch says, warning that if the country left the euro the ratings of all members would be a risk
Stressed-out MEPs demand 'single seat in Brussels'
The financial and environmental costs of the European Parliament's monthly 'travelling circus' to Strasbourg are well known, but the trips also take their toll on the health of politicians – writes Edward McMillan-Scott MEP
'Crucial role' for SMEs in kick-starting growth
More than 21 million small and medium sized enterprises represent 99 per cent of all companies in the EU, demonstrating their massive importance to the economic recovery, writes Antonio Tajani
Europe in 'mild but short-lived recession' says EU commission
The eurozone economy is expected to contract by 0.3 per cent this year before returning to growth in 2013, according to the European Commission's latest forecasts
Future eurozone - sovereign defaults or higher German inflation?
Germany faces a difficult choice: either it accepts higher inflation or it paves the way for a wave of defaults culminating in either a fully-fledged transfer union - or the collapse of the euro – writes Simon Tilford