German Chancellor Merkel was met by protests in Portugal, where she met with Prime Minister Coelho. Merkel was met with mockery, as she painted a positive picture of the country's future.
A new general strike has once again brought attention to Greece. But aren't the tough austerity measures following the euro crisis finally paying dividends? Spiros Moskovou is skeptical.
The French economy is stagnating, with growth only in unemployment and the national debt. It will likely only hit the EU budget deficit target in 2017. Will the debt spiral continue?
Fiscal consolidation has taken center stage in the eurozone as the bloc's 18 members finalize their draft budgets. France is under fire for missing a deficit target and Germany's focus on austerity has left it isolated.
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled a huge investment plan in Strasbourg. The scheme is to provide hundreds of billions of euros for telecoms and transportation projects.
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