BERLIN - Germany on Tuesday put the brakes on a French push for the euro zone to appoint a new commissioner with powers to coordinate economic policy across the bloc and preside over fiscal transfers between its 19 members.
FRANKFURT - Diverging national laws on banking supervision are hampering the European Central Bank's work as single supervisor of the euro zone's largest lenders and the rules need to be harmonised, one of the ECB's top supervisors said on Tuesday.
BERLIN - Investor expectations of a euro zone breakup dropped to their lowest level in nine months in August as fears about a Greek exit from the bloc faded thanks to an agreement on a third bailout, Germany's Sentix research group said on Tuesday.
LONDON, - Euro zone manufacturing growth eased last month, despite factories barely raising prices, adding to the European Central Bank's woes as it battles to spur expansion and inflation, a survey showed.
BRUSSELS - Unemployment in the euro zone unexpectedly fell to its lowest level in more than three years in July with a sharp decline in the volatile figure in Italy.
BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that Spain's economic development showed that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday there was no wiggle room to lower interest rates for Greece, but euro zone partners could push back the date when Athens has to start paying back its bailout credits.
BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT - With low price inflation serving as a reminder of the euro zone's delicate health, the European Central Bank is having to reassure market investors that it can do yet more to help the economy.
BERLIN - French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has called for a new start for Europe, telling a German newspaper the euro zone status quo would lead to the currency union's self-destruction and that fiscal transfers between member states are necessary.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday the bank's asset purchases are helping firm inflation in the euro zone even as outside shocks like Greece and falling oil prices continue to hold it down.
BUDAPEST/BERLIN - Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as the biggest ever influx of migrants into the European Union left its asylum policies in tatters. | Video
CALAIS, France - France plans to build a camp this winter for as many as 1,500 migrants in the northern port city of Calais where twice that many are living in tents and hoping to make the sea-crossing to Britain.
BRUSSELS - The EU executive will outline new plans next week to share out refugees across European states as well as to speed deportations of unwanted migrants, the 28-nation bloc's migration commissioner said on Tuesday.