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UK doesn’t need free trade agreements to prosper, IEA think tank...

The Institute of Economic Affairs has published a report claiming that the UK doesn't need free trade agreements to prosper. Penned by Professor of Economics at...

Inflation down to -0.2% across Europe

Inflation fell in April from March by .02% across the EU, Eurostat figures show. Seventeen member states of the European Union showed negative interest rates,...

€500 note to be withdrawn from circulation over illegal use concerns

The €500 note is to be removed from circulation because of concerns that it aided criminal activity. But the European Central Bank said the existing notes will...

Eurozone growth unexpectedly doubles

Figures released by Eurostat show an unexpected increase in Eurozone economic growth in the first quarter of 2016. Compared to the last quarter of 2015,...

Obama pushes TTIP in Germany as French minister says deal is...

US President Barack Obama has wrapped up two days in Germany promoting the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) free trade deal amid protests. Obama previously...

Unemployment in Europe continues to fall

Eurostat have released figures showing unemployment has continued to fall gradually across Europe. Unemployment across the EU 28 members - that is, all EU countries...

IMF fears Greece “disaster” in leaked meeting transcript

Wikileaks has published an meeting transcript from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) between two top officials over the state of Greece, causing the Greek government...

Panama Papers: Iceland PM implicated in massive tax avoidance scheme

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has been called to resign as his links to a tax avoidance scheme have been revealed in the Panama Papers leak. German...

Unemployment in France reaches new high

Unemployment in France has reached a record high, even as the government narrows the deficit and economic growth is expected to increase. 2015 marked a...

Unemployment figures across Europe ease down, slowly

Unemployment figures fell to their lowest in four years across Europe, but youth unemployment remains a massive problem in austerity-battered countries.