8th Dec 2023


Sunak and Truss go head-to-head in UK TV debate

British foreign minister Liz Truss and former finance minister Rishi Sunak will clash in a crucial TV debate on Monday as the two aim to convince 160,000 Conservative party members that they can lead the party and the UK, after disgraced Boris Johnson leaves office in September. Over the weekend, Truss and Sunak tried to outbid each other on immigration, China and the establishment of tax-free economic zones.

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Spain's Nadia Calviño backed to be EIB's first female chief

With less than a month to go before the start of a new leadership of the European Investment Bank, the world's largest multilateral lender, the path seems finally clear for one of the candidates, Spanish finance minister Nadia Calviño.


Is there hope for the EU and eurozone?

While some strengths may have been overlooked recently, leading to a more pessimistic outlook on the EU and the euro area than the truly deserve, are there reasons for optimism?

Polish truck protest at Ukraine border disrupts war supplies

Disruption at the Polish-Ukrainian border by disaffected Polish truckers is escalating, potentially affecting delivery of military aid to Ukraine. A Polish request to reintroduce permits for Ukrainian drivers has been described as "a shot to the head" during war.

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