Listen to extracts of the preliminary remarks by Herman van Rompuy, president of the European Council, on the intergovernmental treaty.
European leaders have abandoned plans for bondholders to bear the brunt of sovereign debt collapses, following talks overnight to tackle the eurozone crisis.
Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council, underlines the key agreements made at the first session of the European Council, including a new approach to private sector involvement and a fiscal compact for the eurozone.
Jerzy Buzek, European Parliament president,has commented on the results of Spanish elections, and the victory of the People's Party.
Agreement between the European Commission and the European Parliament on the EU's budget for 2012 has been swifter than usual, but commissioner Janusz Lewandowski has issued a warning that the 1.86% increase may leave Europe's administrators without enough...
Brussels correspondent Luisa Porritt finds dispirited policymakers battling for the heart, and future, of Europe
President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy criticises certain countries' tendency to forget growth in the Eurozone is a global responsibility, while encouraging the developed world to better engage the BRIC economies. His speech was given at...
Jubilatory headlines are dominating the British media but the French press has adopted a more sober tone on the deal clinched by Eurozone leaders on October 27 amid fears that seeking investment from China will lead to negative repercussions for the Eurozone....
France might lose its AAA rating and the heads of the European Union lack leadership, Eric Le Coz (pictured), deputy managing director of French group Carmignac, has declared.
The European Union has banned investors from taking up ‘shorts’ on eurozone government debt, to prevent short selling aggregating price declines.