Athens plays centre stage to a worrying political development
The single currency is supposedly doomed, weighed down by the parlous state of the Greek economy and infighting between member states. So why on Earth would a Baltic state with a strong economy want to board this stricken ship?
Mohamad Chatah died in a car bomb that killed five others
Ireland set to return to the money markets as the first euro zone nation to have completed a strict bailout programme
Heavily armed riot troops broke into the offices of a top Ukrainian opposition party office in Kiev tonight as anti-government protests crippled the capital for yet another day.
Valdis Dombrovski's resignation was accepted by the Latvian president today
China calls for 'de-Americanized world' not dependent on the dollar as a reserve currency
The cost of insuring against a catastrophic US default jumped to its highest level in more than two years today after talks to prevent a breach of the nation’s $16.7 trillion (£10.5 trillion) debt ceiling faltered.
Speaker of the House, John Boehner, was asked to put a no strings attached deal on the table
But chief economist likens George Osborne’s deficit-cutting timetable to ‘playing with fire’
Mark Carney's flagship forward guidance policy was backed by the International Monetary Fund today as the Bank of England Governor marked 100 days at the helm in Threadneedle Street.
As Pakistan’s economy struggles, its exchange soars. But critics claim weak regulation has opened the door to insider trading
Chancellor tells Labour it has ‘lost the argument’ and predicts Britain is ‘turning a corner’
A stereotype persists of the typical Treasury official – a gimlet-eyed guardian of the public purse, single minded in a relentless pursuit of candle ends to be saved. No one could have been less like that image than Sir Nicholas Monck, who has died at the age of 78. It is difficult to imagine a more rounded human being, with his extensive range of interests, causes and connections and an extraordinarily wide circle of friendships.
German Finance Minister says Athens will need further loan on top of €240 billion already obtained for 2010-2014
Disgraced former IMF chief has been charged with ‘aggravated pimping’, along with 12 other people