Default and devaluation the 'only answer for Greece'
The European Union is asking Greeks to become Germans overnight - this is simply not going to happen, says Martin Callanan MEP
Financial transaction tax will hit 'innocent bystanders'
The financial sector should contribute fairly to the crisis solution but a financial transaction tax would hit pension funds and should be dismissed, writes Matti Leppälä
Greece on brink as bail-out meeting cancelled
Greece is pushed closer to default after failing to meet bail-out conditions imposed by the Eurogroup, while official figures show the eurozone economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the last quarter of 2011
Could Britain really lose the Falklands?
The dispute with Argentina over the Falklands is a 'disaster waiting to happen' with the fate of islanders and important oil supplies hanging in the balance, warns Andy Smith
Could the EU rescue the British press from Leveson restrictions?
Will the European Commission save the British press from Lord Justice Leveson? Justin Stares looks at the Brussels track record on protecting media freedoms
Europe and China - partners on the world stage?
Partnership with China on trade and global issues - including the environmental agenda and energy security - is the future for Europe, insists commission president
Ireland austerity plan 'disregards' human rights
The Irish government has "disregarded" its human rights obligations in pursuing its strategy for economic recovery, a campaign group has claimed
Poll shows British business supports UK membership of EU
Captains of British industry are warning politicians that leaving the EU would damage the UK economy - reveals Paul O'Hagan
UK, France, Austria warned of AAA ratings threat
George Osborne said Moody's decision to put the UK on negative outlook - along with fellow AAA rated countries France and Austria - was a 'reality check' and proved the need for austerity measures
Publish EU summit demands, UK government told
A committee in the upper house of the British parliament calls on the government to publish the safeguards David Cameron sought and failed to win at December's EU summit
European opposition to ACTA grows
Opponents of he Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement have won the backing of the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz
Behind the curtain of the European Commission
To the most ardent critics, the European Commission is not much more than a job-creation scheme for bureaucrats. But is this really a fair assessment? Our secret columnist takes a peek behind the curtain
Combating pandemics across Europe and Asia
Only by working together across international boundaries can Europe and Asia be fully prepared for public health disasters, warns Martin Seychell of the European Commissio
Greece backs austerity plan amid protests
Members of the Greek parliament voted in favour of austerity measures needed to secure a second bail-out, but violence erupted on the street of Athens as protesters demonstrated their anger at the cuts
Europe could be 'sleepwalking into lost decade'
Political leaders do not possess the political mandate, courage and confidence to fundamentally change the dynamics of the eurozone crisis - warns Olaf Cramme