What To Watch For in the EU, Sept 15-21: Talks Over Iran and Ukraine, Again NEW
Five things to watch for in the EU in the week to come.
Ansip Signs On as Juncker Reboots European Commission NEW
Estonia's Andrus Ansip heads up a new crop of European Commission members overseeing digital issues.
EU Week Ahead: New Commission, Bankers’ Bonuses, Mastercard NEW
The week ahead in the EU will see a hearing and a ruling by the bloc's top court on bankers' bonuses and Mastercard respectively, meetings of finance ministers in Milan, and the likely formation of the future European Commission.
Polish Finance Minister Calls for €500 Billion Investment Fund NEW
EU countries should set up a joint fund to invest in large infrastructure projects that is financed "in a similar way and on a similar scale" as the eurozone's €500 billion bailout fund, Poland's finance minister said.
Belgian Retail Federation: Deflation Is Back For First Time Since 1993 NEW
Shortly before the European Central Bank cut its interest rates, Belgian's retail federation said prices in its shop have been falling for the first time since 1993.
Pact With Russia Keeps NATO Bases at a Distance, But Should It? NEW
John C. Kornblum, a former U.S. undersecretary of state for European affairs who helped draft and negotiate the NATO-Russia Founding Act, spoke to the Journal about the debate within the alliance over whether to establish permanent NATO bases in Cent...
Inheriting Trouble: Spain’s Tax Almost Drove Me From the Country NEW
A personal account of the impact of Spain's inheritance tax, struck down Wednesday by the European Court of Justice.
Coal Renaissance Risks Tarnishing the EU’s Green-Energy Credentials NEW
A revival of coal as an energy source across Europe is leaving a dark spot on the EU’s green credentials, according to a new report by several environmental pressure groups.
Goal of This Week’s NATO Summit: Faster, Better-Funded Alliance NEW
Excerpts from interviews with NATO's civilian and military chiefs ahead of this week's alliance summit in Wales.
Donald (Tusk) Ducks Language Issue, Promises Enhanced English NEW
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, who will take over as the president of the European Council in December, has been criticized for his bad English.
Online Search and Now Android: Google’s Tough European Summer NEW
Google comes under fresh scrutiny from the EU over its Android system for mobile phones.