Draghi said eurozone recovery could be hit by geopolitical uncertainties. He said public money could be used to solve banks’ loan problems.
The EU Commission has tried to fudge the issue of whether China is a “market economy” amid efforts to protect European industry from cheap exports.
EU court ruling on bank bailouts has raised the likelihood of a political embarrassment for Renzi, months before a referendum puts his future and, potentially, Italy’s euro future on the line.
News in Brief
- VW to suspend sales of most cars in South Korea
- UK economy slumps after Brexit vote
- IMF chief Lagarde to be judged in France
- UN envoy 'concerned' by impact of Turkey events on Cyprus reunification
- Guterres slated for UN secretary-general
- Over 1,000 migrants rescued on Thursday
- France adopts new labour law
- Spain's PM Rajoy given one week to form government
The European Commission decides that its proposal on equal pay for equal work did not encroach on national legislative powers.
EU commission vice-president Kristalina Georgieva talks to EUobserver about her decision not to renew an anti-smuggling agreement with Philip Morris International.
EU and US negotiators set out to work all summer to break the stalemate over TTIP deal. Meanwhile, implementation of CETA risk being blocked by member states.
The EU antitrust regulator punished European truck making companies for fixing prices and colluding on emission technologies.
Secretary of state John Kerry will give speeches in the coming months to "help people to understand exactly the positive side" of the EU-US free trade talks.
Competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has added concerns over Google's advertising service to the pile of EU antitrust charges against the company.
Employment commissioner Marianne Thyssen remains committed to treat local and posted workers the same way, despite opposition from eastern EU states.
The International Monetary Fund warned that the two economies could be hit by the consequences of the Brexit vote.
Leaders are sitting down for the EU-China summit, but the crucial issue of China's market economy status will not be discussed officially. It still dominates industry's thinking on the relationship.
EU finance ministers will officially say that Madrid and Lisbon did not do enough to reduce their deficits. Both countries could still avoid sanctions.
The 14th round of trade talks begins in Brussels, but support from member states is lukewarm, and the UK is set to play a diminished role after the Brexit vote.
Italian banks stricken by massive amounts of bad loans and falling shares are becoming a financial and political problem for PM Matteo Renzi and for the EU.
Madrid and Lisbon did not take "effective action" to reduce their deficit, but the EU executive said there was "no will to punish" them.
National police raids Slovene central bank amid allegations of €257 million scam, rejects ECB complaint on the "inviolability of its archives".
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French prime minister Manuel Valls outlined an offer to British expats and businesses. Dublin and Luxembourg also joined the race, as the British pound fell to a record low.
Some 65 groups accuse the EU commission of ignoring EU parliament recommendations in its free trade talks with the United States.
The European Union is ending the anti-smuggling agreement it has with tobacco multinational Philip Morris International (PMI), sources confirmed to EUobserver.
The LuxLeaks affair helped EU interests, but its heroes have been branded thieves and it has exposed the fact that Europe needs a real pro-whistleblower laws, a Dutch MEP says.
The college of commissioners had a "first discussion" on whether to start a deficit procedure against Madrid and Lisbon. It said it will take a decision "very soon".
One year ago Greek voters rejected austerity in a referendum, but got it anyway. For one Greek scholar, that bailout has created a window of opportunity for recovery.
Following criticism of his leadership, Juncker could yield to member states on how to ratify a free trade agreement with Canada.
EU commission to say on Tuesday whether it will punish Portugal and Spain for excessive deficits. Sources indicate that both will be spared.
Nine days before the EU deal with tobacco firm Philip Morris International is due to expire, a commission spokesman says he is 'not aware of this being on the agenda'.
The music industry deplores that its revenue is falling despite people listening to music more than ever.
The draft EU budget for 2017 aims to spend more on migration, security and unemployment, while Brexit will not impact the EU coffers for now.
Volkswagen compensating consumers in the US but not in Europe is a logical consequence of different laws, says Erik Jonnaert. 'It is what it is.'
Norway is following unfolding events in UK-EU relations very closely. A change here could have an impact on Norway’s relationship with the European Union.
The German leader says the EU cannot rewrite the law every two years, after Matteo Renzi asks to be allowed to side-step state-aid rules.