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A military member patrols the Trevi fountain, virtually deserted as Italy fights a coronavirus outbreak, in Rome. Photograph: Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters

Brussels will consider using flexibility in state aid rules to help EU governments cushion businesses from the coronavirus fallout as officials discus(...)

Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, says Sweden’s monetary policy reversal does not mean that the ECB will follow suit. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images.

It is the biggest monetary policy experiment of modern times. One that has divided economists, central bankers and politicians. But now that Sweden ha(...)

To some in Brussels the UK’s decision to quit the EU has been eclipsed by the reform agenda set out in September by French president Emmanuel Macron

To the person running an industrial business in a mid-sized German town, the fate of the Irish Border post-Brexit will naturally be of considerably le(...)

Apple is expected to lodge its own appeal in the courts. Photograph: Gabrielle Lurie/AFP/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan may have taken something of a back seat in the recent high-octane discussions over pay restoration, leaving much o(...)

Five million people aged between 20 and 24 in the European Union are not in employment, education or training, according to Eurostat. Photograph: iStock

Six years after the euro’s debt crisis began its attack on economies from Ireland to Greece, one in six people aged between 20 and 24 is still living(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble: dismissed suggestions Berlin had come under pressure to shift its economic course as “spin doctoring”.

German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble put on a brave face at the end of IMF meetings in Washington this weekend, dismissing suggestions Berlin 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, (...)