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2009-09-05 08:01:22

Britain and France disagree on how to limit big bonuses for bankers, which both countries hold partially responsible for the financial crisis, analysts say. Finance ministers were meeting in London Saturday in a preparatory session for this month's Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh, where a top agenda item will be huge bonuses given to investment bankers, the BBC reported. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown opened the meeting saying: Pay and bonuses cannot reward failure or encourage...

2009-03-21 06:55:07

The European Union says it will contribute an additional $102 billion to back the International Monetary Fund and extend more credit to Eastern Europe. European leaders meeting in Brussels Friday agreed to loan the IMF $102 billion and also agreed to a smaller $6.8 billion package of spending measures despite opposition from Germany, which insisted on adding conditions to make the costs lower, The International Herald Tribune reported. Meanwhile, the EU also moved to double the $34 billion...

2009-03-10 11:15:49

Sixteen European nations said they oppose U.S.

2009-01-14 11:20:41

Eurozone leaders in France praised the group's ability to react forcefully during a crisis at an anniversary event celebrating the euro's first decade. We are playing an active role in the global economic crisis European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet told members of the European Parliament

2008-06-14 06:00:07

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Cologne (ddp) - Even after the "no" vote of the Irish on the EU reform treaty of Lisbon, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker argues for continuing the ratification process.

2006-02-14 05:12:53

By David Milliken and Paul Carrel BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European finance ministers got grim news on growth when Germany revealed on Tuesday that its economy screeched to a halt in the last three months of 2005, raising questions about a long-awaited recovery in Europe.

2005-09-10 05:40:20

By Jan Strupczewski MANCHESTER (Reuters) - The European Union urged the United States on Saturday to use less oil and kept the pressure up on oil companies to curb record prices that threaten to hit the euro zone's already sluggish economic growth.

2005-09-10 05:19:40

By Jan Strupczewski MANCHESTER (Reuters) - The European Union urged the United States on Saturday to use less oil and kept the pressure up on oil companies to curb record prices that threaten to hit the euro zone's already sluggish economic growth.

2005-09-10 04:31:15

MANCHESTER (Reuters) - The United States will come under pressure to use energy more efficiently at international financial meetings in Washington this month, a senior European Union official said on Saturday.

2005-07-10 13:04:56

By Carsten Lietz LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Luxembourg approved the European Union's constitution by a solid majority in a referendum on Sunday, but the charter's future was still in doubt after rejections in France and the Netherlands.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.