Bruno Le Maire

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Mark Carney: he has run the Bank of England since 2013, and is scheduled to leave at the end of January.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European governments are actively discussing nominating Bank of England governor Mark Carney as the next head of the International Monetary Fund, acco(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, left,  with  Italy’s economy and finance minister Giovanni Tria during the Eurogroup meeting at the EU headquarters in Luxembourg on Thursday. Photograph: John  Thys/AFP/Getty Images

EU finance ministers and officials have warned Italy that it needs to bring its public finances back into line with the bloc’s rules, saying previous (...)

A person close to Fiat said: ‘They are trying to blame Nissan, but as far as we were aware there was no issue with Nissan.’ Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has withdrawn its proposal for a €33 billion merger with France’s Renault, reversing plans to create what could have been th(...)

European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s intervention shows the way the wind is blowing.  Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland was one of the countries which blocked the proposed introduction at EU level of an interim digital sales tax – a proposed 3 per cent levy on t(...)

French finance and economy minister Bruno Le Maire. Photograph: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire came to Dublin this week offering friendship, particularly in support of Ireland and the wider EU27 position of(...)

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire is to  deliver a talk on economic policy at the International Institute for European Affairs in Dublin. Photograph: Jakub Kaminski/EPA

The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, will seek support from his Irish counterpart Paschal Donohoe and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for a European pr(...)

German economy minister Peter Altmaier (right) and his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire at a press conference  in Berlin following talks on EU industrial policy. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Germany’s protectionist muscle is beginning to twitch. Peter Altmaier, the country’s economy minister, recently floated the idea of setting up a stat(...)

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker talks to UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

“My country is in flames,” Bruno Le Maire told fellow finance minsters last week, imploring on them the necessity and urgency of measures that would s(...)

Citizens protest against higher fuel prices during clashes with police on the Champs-Élysée. Photograph: Julien de Rosa/EPA

Emmanuel Macron has said the “battle scenes” in central Paris between police and protesters over the weekend risked unnerving foreigners. The French (...)

Bruno Le Maire. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

To watch Bruno Le Maire campaigning for EU digital taxation is to see a driven man in full election mode. The French finance minister is not about pol(...)

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