UKIP’s Farage Gets a Compliment From an Unlikely Source NEW
Finland's Europe minister, Alexander Stubb, praises leading British euroskeptic -- sort of.
France On Track To Supply Russian Warships, Despite Ukraine Crisis NEW
Why France is hoping Russia sanctions don't include an arms embargo.
Slow Inflation — Why Belgium’s Price Data Are Often Late NEW
Real Time Brussels investigates why Belgian inflation data has a tendency to arrive late.
Week Ahead March 3-7: Elections and Ukraine in Focus Amid Brussels Calm NEW
Brussels has a slightly empty feel to it next week with few big events on the horizon here, although the crisis in Ukraine and the approach of the European Parliament elections will continue to reverberate.
Cyprus One Year After Bank Bail-In — the Canary That Lived NEW
Cyprus was the canary in a coalmine of European bank breakdowns, says the country's president, Nicos Anastasiades. One year on, the canary is alive, but still suffering the aftereffects of being sent underground.
Why Germany’s Ukraine Reform Refrain Sounds Familiar NEW
As Ukraine teeters, Germany lists a bunch of conditions it needs to fulfill before it gets financial help. Sound familiar?
EU Week Ahead Feb. 24 – March 2: Ukraine, Economic Forecasts NEW
Economic forecasts, a meeting of NATO defense ministers and a visit from Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff take pride of place in this week’s EU agenda, although much of the focus is again going to be on Ukraine.
As Revolving Door Spins, EU Antitrust Lawyer Joins Apple NEW
In the latest spin of the revolving door between the European institutions and the companies they regulate, a high-profile lawyer temporarily moved from the European Commission’s antitrust department to Apple.
After Defending Moldova, Did Europe Waffle on Ukraine? NEW
The EU moved quickly to support Moldova after Russia banned its wine exports. Could Europe have done something similar for Ukraine?
Bruegel Think Tank Says Greece Needs New €40 Billion Bailout NEW
Bruegel argues that Greece needs a new €40 billion bailout, and that the euro zone should be prepared to forego interest payments from the Greek government.
Pressure Grows on Almunia Over EU Google Settlement NEW
Pressure is growing on Mr. Almunia to reconsider aspects of his landmark settlement with Google...
Socialists Could Win European Elections, Poll Predicts NEW
This May’s European elections could see a reversal of forces in the European Parliament, with the center-left becoming the largest group and anti-EU parties also gaining ground.
U.S. Slams Europe’s Rush To Be First in Line for Iran Business NEW
A senior U.S. official expresses Washington's continuing frustration with the rush of European companies to Iran.
EU Week Ahead Feb. 17-21: Iran, Bosnia, Zimbabwe NEW
Ukraine and Kosovo last week, Iran and Bosnia this week. Despite a mixed record on foreign policy, European Union officials haven’t shied from tackling the biggest issues of late. This week will be dominated by nuclear talks with Iran in Vienn...
Martin Schulz Speech at Knesset Sparks Criticism in Israel, Germany NEW
A speech Wednesday by the president of the European Parliament in the Israeli Knesset prompted walkouts and heckles as well a criticism from Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu and his native Germany.
As EU Presses Ahead, Doubts on Central African Intervention NEW
Even before the EU has deployed its first batch of troops in the Central African Republic, there are concerns about the aims and risks of the intervention.
Phew! Europe’s Highest Court Decides Not to Break the Internet NEW
Europe's highest court said it's OK to use hyperlinks without permission, preserving the functioning of the Internet as we know it.
ECB Bond Buying: The German Court’s Message To Berlin NEW
What signal was Germany's constitutional court really sending about the ECB program that many credit with saving the euro?
Soaring Corruption in Spain: Perception or Reality? NEW
Spaniards believe corruption is a much bigger problem than they did two years ago, according to a new poll, but is that reality or just perception?