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Will the EU disintegrate in 2017?

A number of commentators have suggested that the European Union is in imminent danger of collapse or disintegration. We are likely to know if this is the case during the […]

EU launches €315 billion investment plan

The European Commission has announced a major investment programme worth €315 billion (£250 billion; $393 billion). The full press release as published by the European Commission is as follows: “European […]

No balanced budget until 2016

Italy’s parliament approved the three year Economic and Financial Document (DEF) presented to it by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s government yesterday. The Senate passed the budget by 156 to 92 […]