Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Four years ago, just as the rest of the world seemed to be recovering from the great financial crisis, the euro area stumbled. The crisis epicentre ha(...)

The report by the Brussels-based Bruegal thinktank argues that in hindsight Greek sovereign debt should have been written down at the outset

Ireland’s EU-IMF bailout has been broadly successful, according to a new reports by a leading Europ(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, pictured with EU economics commissioner Olli Rehn, is chairing the meeting of 27 EU finance ministers in Dublin Castle this weekend. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The European Union's economic growth strategy has been a failure so far and unless bold steps are taken the economy will continue to stagnate, (...)