LONDON, May 20 (UPI) -- Maligned and unpopular as Europe's bankers are these days, they have certainly been earning their money. Seldom have they had to operate in such a challenging environment.
BERLIN, May 13 (UPI) -- Like the skies clearing after a storm, some small but hopeful patches of blue and even the occasional ray of sunshine are breaking through the prolonged gloom over Europe's economic prospects. The question is whether these hopeful signs last until Germany's election in September.
ZURICH, Switzerland, May 6 (UPI) -- Under the strain of the euro crisis, trans-national politics in Europe are becoming unpleasantly personal, particularly between Paris and Berlin, which is putting a growing strain on a fragile system.
PARIS, April 29 (UPI) -- A consensus is gathering pace in Europe against the controversial and painful austerity policies that are being driven by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
PARIS, April 22 (UPI) -- Back in the 1920s, an Austrian newspaper won the title for headline of the decade with a front-page story that read, "Archduke Franz Ferdinand Found Alive; Great War Fought By Mistake."
PARIS, April 15 (UPI) -- The euro crisis is looking like death by a thousand cuts. Just when you thought Cyprus was resolved, a new crisis has broken out in Portugal..
PARIS, April 8 (UPI) -- We live in the age of central bankers, and hope they know what they are doing.
LONDON, April 1 (UPI) -- This is a great year for anniversaries, including the resignation of the British minister for war in an espionage scandal.
PARIS, March 25 (UPI) -- Only a fool would deny the ability of the EU to concoct some last-minute rescue for Cyprus that keeps the great euro suspense drama limping wearily onward.
WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) -- It isn't often that one gets to report undiluted good news but we now know that the world has achieved the main target of the Millennium Development Goals.
BRUSSELS, March 11 (UPI) -- Maybe the British aren't quite as isolated when to comes to the European Union as the conventional wisdom in Brussels likes to think.
ZURICH, Switzerland, March 4 (UPI) -- Two overwhelming facts about women today are that the world is facing a remarkable shortage of females and that they are becoming the better-educated gender.
BRUSSELS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- There is a significant chance that by this time next week the world could be back in the throes of a full-blooded financial crisis.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Europeans are pinning more of their hopes on President Barack Obama's proposal for a Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to kick-start growth.
PARIS, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Against most predictions and against tough odds, British prime minister David Cameron won the battle of the European budget last week. But he may have condemned himself to defeat in the far more important and long-term campaign to reform and secure Britain's future relations with its European partners.