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3 Sep 2020
Eurozone economy shrinks at record rate
The Eurozone has enjoyed a remarkable recovery since the dark days of the Greek debt crisis and recession
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Eurozone economy shrinks at record rate

Fears of deep recession piles pressure on EU governments to agree trillion-euro bailout programme
1 May 2020
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9 Apr 2020
What is Japanification?
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What is Japanification?

Economists fears challenges posed by coronavirus pandemic may push Europe into Japan-like crash
6 Apr 2020
Will ECB stimulus be enough to revive the eurozone?
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Will ECB stimulus be enough to revive the eurozone?

European Central Bank cuts key rate, and announces it will re-initiate quantitative easing
13 Sep 2019
Europe facing another ‘lost decade’
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Europe facing another ‘lost decade’

Ten years after the financial crisis, economic stagnation risks becoming the new normal
19 Jul 2019
ECB chief U-turns on eurozone stimulus
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ECB chief U-turns on eurozone stimulus

Mario Draghi admits ‘additional stimulus will be required’ if the economic outlook for the stuttering region does not improve
19 Jun 2019

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Germany narrowly avoids recession
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Germany narrowly avoids recession

Eurozone’s largest economy avoids consecutive negative quarter growth, but the future looks uncertain
15 Feb 2019
What might trigger the collapse of the EU?
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What might trigger the collapse of the EU?

Several factors including Brexit and the rise of the far-right pose a threat to the political union
14 Feb 2019
Is Germany sliding into recession?
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Is Germany sliding into recession?

A downturn in Europe’s largest economy would have huge repercussions for the eurozone and possibly Brexit
10 Jan 2019
Should the eurozone worry about Germany’s GDP drop?
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Should the eurozone worry about Germany’s GDP drop?

Europe’s largest economy shrinks for first time since 2015 as it is hit by weaker trade position and lower consumer spending
15 Nov 2018
EU accused of ‘blackmailing’ Italy over budget
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EU accused of ‘blackmailing’ Italy over budget

The country faces becoming first member state to have its budget plans rejected by European Commission
23 Oct 2018
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