November 15, 2012 Eurostat, the European Union's statistical agency, said Thursday that the bloc contracted 0.1 percent in the third quarter; it shrank 0.2 percent in the second quarter. The eurozone was last in recession in 2009.
August 17, 2011 The Swiss franc has emerged as a safe haven currency for investors spooked by economic uncertainty in the U.S. and the European Union's eurozone. In the past year, the franc's value has soared — and now Swiss shoppers are going bargain-hunting in Europe's malls and shops.
February 23, 2011 Most tourists, who come in buses to the former Nazi prison camp for the day, may not notice the people living in the surrounding towns.
December 17, 2010 House passes tax legislation; Senate tables budget bill; Ireland credit lowered; EU adopts financial rescue plan
December 1, 2010 The troubles of the Irish economy are both legion and complicated. Now, the group behind the Taiwanese animated news clips handle the EU bailout, complete with an animated Celtic Tiger.