While euro zone unemployment maintained a steady 12% in August, Italy’s jobless rate rose from 12.1% to 12.2%. But it was youth unemployment that took the worst hit in the euro zone’s third largest economy, reaching a new all-time high of 40.1% from 39.7% in July, reports the Guardian.
The rise comes at a time of political …
A report in Germany’s “Der Spiegel” magazine that the U.S. bugged E.U. offices set off a political firestorm, but the consequences remain unclear
Once the closest of friends, the two engines of European integration increasingly find themselves at odds over economic policy
The United Kingdom Independence Party is just one of many small, burgeoning movements across Europe that’s challenging the Union-centric status quo
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said March 14 Paris may begin supplying arms to anti-Assad rebels if partners don’t respond to a Franco-British appeal to lift the embargo.
American CEO Maurice “the Grizz” Taylor’s bashing of France’s work ethic generates angry response from a proud and insulted country—whose productivity turns out to be better than conservative detractors admit.
European Union leaders struggling to surmount a massive horsemeat-for-beef scandal stun incredulous observers by reauthorizing livestock feed banned in 1997 to battle deadly Mad Cow epidemic.
National governments and European Union officials continued scrambling to uncover any further cases of horsemeat in beef-based food products, while disgusted diners contemplate the safety of their food system
France’s ruling leftists concede they won’t meet 3% budget-deficit-reduction targets amid 2012 fourth-quarter growth numbers from across Europe indicating things getting worse, rather than better
Sleep-deprived EU leaders adopt a vastly reduced 2014-2020 budget that leading European parliamentarians vow to send back.
Three months after failing to reach agreements on whether to slash or bolster the E.U. budget, leaders gather in Brussels to find their positions still far apart
Ceremonies marking the 1963 Franco-German partnership pale in comparison to U.S. presidential inaugurations, but they mark an alliance credited with driving the E.U. — and the euro — toward greater stability and prosperity
The murder of three Kurdish nationalists in Paris amid reports of peace talks between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party has sparked clashing theories over who is responsible for the killings