ECB ready to use more "unconventional tools" to spur economy

Today @ 18:07

ECB chief Draghi has said he is prepared to use more unconventional measures to spur growth in the eurozone.

Highlights

Cameron in a pickle over Scotland promises

Today @ 09:24

British PM David Cameron is under fire from his own party and from the Labour opposition for having promised more powers to Scotland but being vague on similar devolution plans for England.

Police uncover plot to attack EU commission HQ

Today @ 09:20

An alleged plot to carry out an attack against the European Commission headquarters in Brussels has been uncovered by authorities.

Scotland chooses to stay in UK

19.09.14 @ 07:10

Voters in Scotland have said No to independence from the UK, but the intense campaigning and record-high turnout are models for separatist movements elsewhere in Europe.

Europe needs new stimulus to ward off crisis, US treasury warns

Today @ 10:13

European governments need to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation, the US Treasury secretary has told the G20 group.

Catalonia to press ahead with referendum after Scottish No

19.09.14 @ 16:06

Catalan leader Artur Mas has said the Scottish referendum has reinforced his plan to hold a similar vote at home.

Cameron promises more devolution across UK

19.09.14 @ 09:32

Prime Minister David Cameron has promised more powers will be devolved to all parts of the UK while expressing his delight that Scotland voted to stay a part of the United Kingdom.

Ukraine says Europe at risk of 'terrible war'

19.09.14 @ 09:30

Ukraine leader Poroshenko has warned the US that Europe is at risk of a “terrible … war”, but failed to get American weapons in return.

Voting under way in Scottish independence referendum

18.09.14 @ 09:29

Over 4 million people are to cast their vote in favour or against Scottish independence on Thursday, with Spain calling it a "torpedo" against EU integration.

MEPs critical of 'underfunded' youth jobs plan

17.09.14 @ 20:52

Outgoing EU commissioner for employment Laszlo Andor defended EU-wide efforts to tackle youth unemployment amid critical remarks from MEPs.

Focus

US and UK universities top world rankings

17.09.14 @ 09:20

American and British universities continue to dominate in the global rankings with the next best faculty in a EU member state trailing a distant 24.

Most Malta boat victims were Gaza refugees

17.09.14 @ 09:26

Palestinian people fleeing Israel’s occupation of Gaza were most of the victims in the Malta boat incident last week.

Finnish PM faces backlash over Russia nuclear plant

18.09.14 @ 09:28

Finland’s new PM, Stubb, is facing a coalition split over plans for a Russian-built nuclear plant.

Ukraine gives rebels 'special status', ratifies EU treaty

16.09.14 @ 15:22

Ukraine has granted semi-autonomy to pro-Russia rebels, the same day as ratifying a strategic EU treaty.

EU struggling to cope with Russia food ban

16.09.14 @ 13:26

The EU is preparing to unveil new aid for fruit producers hit by the Russia food ban.