Windfall raises fresh calls for tax cuts

Windfall raises fresh calls for tax cuts

Tax cuts swiftly reappeared on the government agenda Wednesday following the unexpected good news this week that the nation’s finances were not as dire as they seemed.

Anxious middle class shrinks as gulf between rich and poor grows

Anxious middle class shrinks as gulf between rich and poor grows

Coalition forced to weigh up tax hikes

Coalition forced to weigh up tax hikes

Merkel defends Franco-German deficit plan

Merkel defends Franco-German deficit plan

Resistance grows to EU treaty rewrite for Berlin

Resistance grows to EU treaty rewrite for Berlin

Franco-German eurozone reform raises hackles

Franco-German eurozone reform raises hackles

Schäuble ramps up threat against big deficits

Schäuble ramps up threat against big deficits

Berlin and Paris aim to block voting rights for EU deficit offenders

Berlin and Paris aim to block voting rights for EU deficit offenders

Ministers sabotage Merkel’s austerity drive

Ministers sabotage Merkel’s austerity drive

Merkel refutes Obama on G20 fiscal policy

Merkel refutes Obama on G20 fiscal policy

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

ECB heavyweights tangle over bond purchases

Flagellating the Fatherland

Flagellating the Fatherland

Merkel pushes for new global financial rules

Merkel pushes for new global financial rules

Merkel tells Club Med not to expect cash transfers

Merkel tells Club Med not to expect cash transfers

Investor confidence falters but eurozone locomotive chugs on

Investor confidence falters but eurozone locomotive chugs on

Merkel backs added EU budgetary surveillance

Merkel backs added EU budgetary surveillance

Sarkozy and Merkel push stricter eurozone rules

Sarkozy and Merkel push stricter eurozone rules

Bundesbank reportedly wary of Greece bailout

Bundesbank reportedly wary of Greece bailout