With the Spanish economy teetering on a precipice, the ruling government of conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced new austerity measures—a move that triggered mass protests in the country’s capital.
Immense legal and economic roadblocks lie in the way of any move toward independence. And then of course, there are the politicians.
Hundreds of thousands march for Catalan independence as economic pressure boosts secessionist sentiment
After a failed restoration job made international front pages, conservationists, art critics and tourism officials all have their opinion on what to do with the fresco
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The fate of the euro will be repeatedly tested in coming weeks, as the European Central Bank, markets, legal experts and politicians all weigh in from opposing sides in the struggle to preserve the tormented common currency
Under fire for not moving faster to mend France’s economy, Socialist President François Hollande is both pushing for further stimulus spending while also trying to slash budgets.
Renewed urban violence in France and continuing instability of the euro offer reminders that economic disparities and widening divisions can only be remedied through the difficult work of integration
Angry demonstrations are one thing, but the irate in Spain are stomping their flamenco heels at banks and robbing supermarkets to give to the poor
A flurry of new economic data in Europe indicates that the slide of the euro zone toward recession isn’t as rapid as some had expected — though it is still steady enough to represent a major threat to the global economy
Underfunding enforcement may be preferable to reversing the law for a Socialist Party that needs the support of a left-leaning entertainment industry
As countries across Europe’s Mediterranean rim reel from a crippling debt crisis, a summer of harsh weather has added on the woes and the heat, sparking wildfires from Portugal to Greece
A big French carmaker makes painful cuts even as it grows increasingly clear that Hollande may have to inflict austerity on France.