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A European lost decade?

Europe's economic woes resemble Japan’s situation in the 1990s, which led to a 'lost decade' of economic stagnation and deflation from which the country is still working to recover. Michael Heise asks whether Europe will suffer a...more »


TTIP will sacrifice food safety for faster trade, warn NGOs

EXCLUSIVE/ The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will irreversibly put EU consumers and animals at risk, the European Commission will be warned today (28 August). Civil society organisations will hit back at...more »


NATO: Russian incursions into Ukraine take ‘overt and obvious form’

Ukraine accused Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border yesterday (27 August), as hopes quickly faded that the Minsk talks held the previous day between their two presidents might mark a turning...more »


Hoping for an unexpectedly strong EU foreign policy chief

On 30 August, European leaders will gather to announce what they hope will be a weak successor to Catherine Ashton. It would be better for the EU if those hopes were dashed and a strong individual were to emerge, writes Jan...more »


Yatsenyuk: Russia plans to cut gas to Europe this winter

Europe faces the increasing threat of a disruption to gas supplies from its main provider Russia this winter due to the crisis in Ukraine, through which almost half of supplies flow. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said...more »


Bulgaria’s interim government sets up ‘energy board’

Bulgaria's interim government said it had set up an energy board to ensure that badly needed multi-billion energy projects in the poorest EU country are transparent. As Dnevnik, the EurActiv partner in Bulgaria has reported, the...more »


Germany's middle class prosperous but pessimistic, survey shows

Medium-sized companies in Germany are doing better than ever, according to a semiannual study measuring economic conditions and prospects but the horizon is dark, with results showing growing pessimism over the geopolitical...more »

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