European energy ministers have disagreed on a price cap on Russian gas, and want the EU Commission to rework proposals to shield Europeans from increasing energy prices.
The financial leaders of the world's leading economies are meeting in Bali as the fallout of Russia's war in Ukraine is being felt worldwide. They are not in agreement on ways to solve the economic threats.
13 Apr 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Thierry Breton, the European Commissioner for the Internal Market and former French finance minister, reacted to the rescue deal reached on April 9 between EU finance ministers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. He was speaking after a week which has turned into a psychodrama for the European Union, with an interminable Eurogroup meeting, worrying growth figures and a clear need for recovery.
12 Apr 2020
Finance ministers from the 19 members of the eurozone are re-launching their contentious discussions over how to protect the economy from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown. The debate has largely pitted Germany and the Netherlands against France, Italy, and Spain - with some warning that a failure to act could threaten the bloc's future.