Twenty years since its introduction, the Euro remains on a fragile footing

Twenty years since its introduction, the Euro remains on a fragile footing

The euro turns 20 on Tuesday, marking two tumultuous decades that saw the single currency survive a make-or-break crisis and become a fixture in financial markets and Europeans' wallets. But it is destined to remain a fragile giant without closer eurozone integration, observers say.

Brexit and an aging population said to shade German economy

Brexit and an aging population said to shade German economy

Hundreds queue across Germany for new special edition five-euro coin

Hundreds queue across Germany for new special edition five-euro coin

Germany and China must do more to cut trade surpluses: US

Germany and China must do more to cut trade surpluses: US

German parents go to court after police seize kids over homeschooling

German parents go to court after police seize kids over homeschooling

German architect of Euro currency dies aged 85

German architect of Euro currency dies aged 85

Is this prophetic penguin Paul the Octopus reborn?

Is this prophetic penguin Paul the Octopus reborn?

Lufthansa’s Euro 2016 ad takes aim at England

Lufthansa’s Euro 2016 ad takes aim at England

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

Small town’s big plan to ditch small change

Small town’s big plan to ditch small change

Top CDU MP resigns over Greece policy

Top CDU MP resigns over Greece policy

Jilted MEP Lucke sets up new eurosceptic party

Jilted MEP Lucke sets up new eurosceptic party

VOX POPS: Greeks ‘living beyond means’

VOX POPS: Greeks ‘living beyond means’

Economist warns: Grexit is not the answer

Economist warns: Grexit is not the answer

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

Merkel warns Greece: it’s time to show willing

Merkel warns Greece: it’s time to show willing

France and Germany call for stronger eurozone

France and Germany call for stronger eurozone

Schäuble warns Greece and woos Britain

Schäuble warns Greece and woos Britain

Schäuble: Euro-meet won’t reach Greece deal

Schäuble: Euro-meet won’t reach Greece deal

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

Majority of Germans now trust in the Euro

Majority of Germans now trust in the Euro

TV host faked doctoring of Varoufakis’ finger

TV host faked doctoring of Varoufakis’ finger

EU energy union plan meets Berlin resistance

EU energy union plan meets Berlin resistance

Greece targets crooks in €7.3bn tax plan

Greece targets crooks in €7.3bn tax plan

Schäuble rejects Greek bailout without reforms

Schäuble rejects Greek bailout without reforms

Greece refuses to bow to German pressure

Greece refuses to bow to German pressure

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Germany hits export surplus record in 2014

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AfD founder wins bid for leadership change

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Lower energy costs tank inflation rate

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Consumer confidence hits 13-year high

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Germany calls on Greece to show ‘fairness’

ECB announces €1.1tn bond buying programme

ECB announces €1.1tn bond buying programme

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

ECB plans no substitute for reform: Merkel

Draghi says price risks rising in eurozone

Draghi says price risks rising in eurozone

Schäuble warns Greece: no alternative

Schäuble warns Greece: no alternative

Germany warns Greece over reforms as left rises

Germany warns Greece over reforms as left rises

Investors confident thanks to oil price plunge

Investors confident thanks to oil price plunge

Economists urge reform for Germany, France

Economists urge reform for Germany, France

ECB’s negative interest rates under fire

ECB’s negative interest rates under fire

German export strength prompts Brussels rebuke

German export strength prompts Brussels rebuke

Thousands exit Germany for Bulgaria and Romania

Thousands exit Germany for Bulgaria and Romania

Barroso: Germany ‘must stablilize the Eurozone’

Barroso: Germany ‘must stablilize the Eurozone’

Eurosceptics could enter parliament – poll

Eurosceptics could enter parliament – poll

Steinbrück attacks Merkel’s euro ideals

Steinbrück attacks Merkel’s euro ideals

Merkel’s unemployment drive under fire

Merkel’s unemployment drive under fire

Merkel targets Europe’s youth unemployment

Merkel targets Europe’s youth unemployment

Merkel has ‘contempt’ for scoffing Irish bankers

Merkel has ‘contempt’ for scoffing Irish bankers

Backlash over EU crisis hits German popularity

Backlash over EU crisis hits German popularity

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

German court scrutinizes ECB’s bond buying

Outlook brightens as German trade picks up

Outlook brightens as German trade picks up

ECB official: German court could sink euro

ECB official: German court could sink euro

Merkel opposes giving EU wider powers

Merkel opposes giving EU wider powers

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

Anti-austerity protesters march in Frankfurt

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

European Central Bank turns 15 in Frankfurt

Merkel and Hollande show unity for eurozone

Merkel and Hollande show unity for eurozone

‘Frankfurt weathers euro crisis better than rivals’

‘Frankfurt weathers euro crisis better than rivals’

Some fear inflation if small euro coins cut

Some fear inflation if small euro coins cut

Economists warn against German euro exit

Economists warn against German euro exit

Germany cool to France’s EU economy plan

Germany cool to France’s EU economy plan

Germany refuses to slam French economic policy

Germany refuses to slam French economic policy

Anaemic economy feels winter chill

Anaemic economy feels winter chill

Germans cling to Europe as others sour on EU

Germans cling to Europe as others sour on EU

Schäuble pours cold water on EU bailout plans

Schäuble pours cold water on EU bailout plans

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles

Machines spit out fivers in platform pickles

IMF trims German 2013 growth forecast

IMF trims German 2013 growth forecast

New €5 notes make German debut

New €5 notes make German debut

‘Insane’ euro departure ‘would cost 200,000 jobs’

‘Insane’ euro departure ‘would cost 200,000 jobs’

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Merkel rejects European bank deposit guarantee

Germany ‘optimistic’ on growth despite crisis

Germany ‘optimistic’ on growth despite crisis

IMF backs thrifty German budget policy

IMF backs thrifty German budget policy

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

Berlin: Europe must ‘stay the course’ with austerity

Berlin: Europe must ‘stay the course’ with austerity

Upstart Grillo demands ‘German invasion’ of Italy

Upstart Grillo demands ‘German invasion’ of Italy

Merkel: Germany doesn’t want to dominate Europe

Merkel: Germany doesn’t want to dominate Europe

Politicians eye up new anti-euro party

Politicians eye up new anti-euro party

Germany approves Cyprus bailout package

Germany approves Cyprus bailout package

Euro debt crisis ‘could last a decade’

Euro debt crisis ‘could last a decade’

Anti-euro party polls at three percent

Anti-euro party polls at three percent

Anti-euro party aims to tip German election

Anti-euro party aims to tip German election

Germany rejects footing bigger Cyprus bailout

Germany rejects footing bigger Cyprus bailout

Germans learn to love euro and let go of D-Mark

Germans learn to love euro and let go of D-Mark

Germany ‘not strong enough’ for stimulus

Germany ‘not strong enough’ for stimulus

Bundesbank: German wage hike will hurt euro

Bundesbank: German wage hike will hurt euro

Schäuble: Cypriot anger at Germany will pass

Schäuble: Cypriot anger at Germany will pass

Pollster: ‘Cyprus hasn’t hurt the chancellor’

Pollster: ‘Cyprus hasn’t hurt the chancellor’

Euro crisis sparks anti-German sentiments

Euro crisis sparks anti-German sentiments

German ‘wise men’ slash growth forecast

German ‘wise men’ slash growth forecast

El Pais retracts Merkel comparison to Hitler

El Pais retracts Merkel comparison to Hitler

Merkel warns of limits to EU patience for Cyprus

Merkel warns of limits to EU patience for Cyprus

Merkel blamed for Cyprus bailout ‘disaster’

Merkel blamed for Cyprus bailout ‘disaster’

Investor sentiment hits three-year high

Investor sentiment hits three-year high

Merkel to Cyprus: ‘Talk to Troika not Russia’

Merkel to Cyprus: ‘Talk to Troika not Russia’

Germany and France talk growth, avoid Cyprus

Germany and France talk growth, avoid Cyprus

Anti-euro party enters German election race

Anti-euro party enters German election race

Bundesbank chief: No bailout guarantee for Italy

Bundesbank chief: No bailout guarantee for Italy

Bundesbank profits stall as eurozone risks grow

Bundesbank profits stall as eurozone risks grow

Germany says Italy must reform despite deadlock

Germany says Italy must reform despite deadlock

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

CDU MP calls France Europe’s ‘problem child’

Berlin urges Cyprus to pursue bailout talks

Berlin urges Cyprus to pursue bailout talks

Business confidence hits 10-month high

Business confidence hits 10-month high

German economy set for rebound after contraction

German economy set for rebound after contraction

Steinbrück tells Merkel: Give Greece a chance

Steinbrück tells Merkel: Give Greece a chance

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Soros: German austerity could spark currency war

Cyprus: German politics and ‘envy’ hurt bailout

Cyprus: German politics and ‘envy’ hurt bailout

Prospects for German economy brightening

Prospects for German economy brightening

Many Germans could back anti-euro party

Many Germans could back anti-euro party

Germany slashes 2013 growth forecast to 0.4 pct

Germany slashes 2013 growth forecast to 0.4 pct

Franco-German ties feted amid euro crisis

Franco-German ties feted amid euro crisis

‘Europe will fail without a common narrative’

‘Europe will fail without a common narrative’

Growth slumps in 2012 as Q4 economy shrinks

Growth slumps in 2012 as Q4 economy shrinks

Germany: Cyprus must finance EU bailout

Germany: Cyprus must finance EU bailout

German exports due a boost in 2013

German exports due a boost in 2013

Schäuble: Worst of the euro crisis ‘behind us’

Schäuble: Worst of the euro crisis ‘behind us’

‘Age-old’ Schmidt damns Merkel’s euro policy

‘Age-old’ Schmidt damns Merkel’s euro policy

Germany warns Britain not to ‘blackmail’ Europe

Germany warns Britain not to ‘blackmail’ Europe

Schäuble: Dutch minister good for eurogroup job

Schäuble: Dutch minister good for eurogroup job

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Westerwelle: Cyprus must reform for bailout

Germany to borrow less from the bond markets

Germany to borrow less from the bond markets

Germany to set up Greek investment fund

Germany to set up Greek investment fund

Merkel welcomes EU’s new banking watchdog

Merkel welcomes EU’s new banking watchdog

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

Germany seeks to shape EU bank supervision

Berlin bats back Berlusconi barbs

Berlin bats back Berlusconi barbs

Merkel dampens hopes for EU budget deal

Merkel dampens hopes for EU budget deal

Berlin firmly against debt ‘haircut’ for Greece

Berlin firmly against debt ‘haircut’ for Greece

Merkel tells Europe: work harder to stay rich

Merkel tells Europe: work harder to stay rich

Flush Germany balances budget early

Flush Germany balances budget early

No quick fix for Greece, warns Schäuble

No quick fix for Greece, warns Schäuble

Finance Minister pushes for EU fiscal union

Finance Minister pushes for EU fiscal union

Germany: Slashing debt is the only way

Germany: Slashing debt is the only way

‘We’re all doomed!’ say top economic think tanks

‘We’re all doomed!’ say top economic think tanks

‘The UK makes things too, it’s not just finance’

‘The UK makes things too, it’s not just finance’

Bundesbank chief stands up to finance minister

Bundesbank chief stands up to finance minister

‘The yes is as weak as the but’

‘The yes is as weak as the but’

Relief across Europe at German ESM decision

Relief across Europe at German ESM decision

Constitutional Court approves euro rescue

Constitutional Court approves euro rescue

New challenge filed to stop euro rescue

New challenge filed to stop euro rescue

Euro rescue sparks biggest court challenge

Euro rescue sparks biggest court challenge

Merkel to court Chinese help for euro crisis

Merkel to court Chinese help for euro crisis

Greek PM: Germans will get their money back

Greek PM: Germans will get their money back

No let-up on Greek austerity, says Germany

No let-up on Greek austerity, says Germany

‘We still believe in euro,’ say half of Germans

‘We still believe in euro,’ say half of Germans

Wanted: a green, fair economic system

Wanted: a green, fair economic system

Germany: no more chances for Greece

Germany: no more chances for Greece

Craft guild: euro rescue cost must have a limit

Craft guild: euro rescue cost must have a limit

Economic clouds gather despite strong GDP

Economic clouds gather despite strong GDP

Swiss bank buys up German debts

Swiss bank buys up German debts

German firms wooed by Turkish boom

German firms wooed by Turkish boom

German tax revenues up 9 percent on a year ago

German tax revenues up 9 percent on a year ago

Support for euro fades as Greek doubts grow

Support for euro fades as Greek doubts grow

Moody’s downgrades 17 German banks

Moody’s downgrades 17 German banks

US, German finance ministers ‘confident’

US, German finance ministers ‘confident’

Soros: Germany should fix euro or leave it

Soros: Germany should fix euro or leave it

Vice-chancellor: ‘horror’ of Greek exit has gone

Vice-chancellor: ‘horror’ of Greek exit has gone

‘Millions and billions’ mix-up confuses MPs

‘Millions and billions’ mix-up confuses MPs

Constitutional Court mulls euro bailout fund

Constitutional Court mulls euro bailout fund

German named head of permanent bailout fund

German named head of permanent bailout fund

Allianz chief: don’t go back to Deutschmark

Allianz chief: don’t go back to Deutschmark

‘No ignoring Bundestag’ Berlin tells EU

‘No ignoring Bundestag’ Berlin tells EU

German businesses ‘finally get crisis feeling’

German businesses ‘finally get crisis feeling’

Germany ratifies EU fiscal pact

Germany ratifies EU fiscal pact

Merkel ally tells Greece: Vote right or euro’s gone

Merkel ally tells Greece: Vote right or euro’s gone

Berlin sticks to guns ahead of G20

Berlin sticks to guns ahead of G20

Top court will rule on euro rescue next week

Top court will rule on euro rescue next week

Most Germans expect euro crisis to get worse

Most Germans expect euro crisis to get worse

The Spanish bailout: fire fighting or faith-healing?

The Spanish bailout: fire fighting or faith-healing?

Germany reaches out to compliant Greeks

Germany reaches out to compliant Greeks

Soros: Merkel has three months to save euro

Soros: Merkel has three months to save euro

Euro crisis hits DAX index hard

Euro crisis hits DAX index hard

Merkel: Hard work, not eurobonds, will fix euro

Merkel: Hard work, not eurobonds, will fix euro

‘Blockupy’ protests paralyse Frankfurt

‘Blockupy’ protests paralyse Frankfurt

Ex-banker: German euro rescue is Holocaust guilt

Ex-banker: German euro rescue is Holocaust guilt

Merkel awaits crunch first meet with Hollande

Merkel awaits crunch first meet with Hollande

German investor confidence tumbles

German investor confidence tumbles

Opposition: ‘EU should ratify pact on same day’

Opposition: ‘EU should ratify pact on same day’

Merkel: Last-minute decision on Euro 2012

Merkel: Last-minute decision on Euro 2012

Finance Minister gets boost for euro top job

Finance Minister gets boost for euro top job

Merkel sends stern warning to Hollande

Merkel sends stern warning to Hollande

Germans in more danger of poverty than Czechs

Germans in more danger of poverty than Czechs

Euro rescue bumps up German budget deficit

Euro rescue bumps up German budget deficit

Merkel wants her finance minister in euro top job

Merkel wants her finance minister in euro top job

Germany not seeking to ‘occupy’ Greece

Germany not seeking to ‘occupy’ Greece

German investors ‘could sue Greece’

German investors ‘could sue Greece’

Greece gets billions after debts written down

Greece gets billions after debts written down

German objections stop euro firewall talks

German objections stop euro firewall talks

Interior minister: Greece should exit eurozone

Interior minister: Greece should exit eurozone

Germany offers to send tax men to Greece

Germany offers to send tax men to Greece

Bundesbank boss defends crisis record

Bundesbank boss defends crisis record

Berlin sees ‘no need’ to boost EU firewall fund

Berlin sees ‘no need’ to boost EU firewall fund

Obama praises Merkel’s euro crisis leadership

Obama praises Merkel’s euro crisis leadership

Schäuble certain of majority for Greek bailout

Schäuble certain of majority for Greek bailout

Parliament strongly backs new Greek bailout

Parliament strongly backs new Greek bailout

Greek debt relief decision expected on Monday

Greek debt relief decision expected on Monday

Greek president attacks Schäuble for ‘taunts’

Greek president attacks Schäuble for ‘taunts’

Germany warns of ‘bottomless pit’ in Greece

Germany warns of ‘bottomless pit’ in Greece

Greece no threat to world economy: ECB man

Greece no threat to world economy: ECB man

OECD sees German growth slowing in 2012

OECD sees German growth slowing in 2012

Exports top €1 trillion despite euro crisis

Exports top €1 trillion despite euro crisis

Merkel brushes off Sarko election snub

Merkel brushes off Sarko election snub

MEP suggests rebranding Greece

MEP suggests rebranding Greece

Europe’s German agenda

Europe’s German agenda

Greece leaving the euro not so scary – Germans

Greece leaving the euro not so scary – Germans

Merkel backs away from Greek budget control

Merkel backs away from Greek budget control

Berlin: EU should manage Greek budget

Berlin: EU should manage Greek budget

Deutsche Bank boss sees Greece debt deal

Deutsche Bank boss sees Greece debt deal

Germany rakes in record tax income

Germany rakes in record tax income

Schäuble slams Cameron for blocking EU deal

Schäuble slams Cameron for blocking EU deal

Industrial orders rise amid eurozone gloom

Industrial orders rise amid eurozone gloom

IMF boss throws down gauntlet to Merkel

IMF boss throws down gauntlet to Merkel

Merkel: Europe faces ‘long road’ to restore confidence

Merkel: Europe faces ‘long road’ to restore confidence

Westerwelle: Germany ‘still stands by Greece’

Westerwelle: Germany ‘still stands by Greece’

Finance minister: eurozone not in danger

Finance minister: eurozone not in danger

Books most popular gift this Christmas

Books most popular gift this Christmas

Europeans flee crisis by heading to Germany

Europeans flee crisis by heading to Germany

Despite crisis, Germany benefits from euro

Despite crisis, Germany benefits from euro

Germany to borrow €250 billion to service debt

Germany to borrow €250 billion to service debt

Economic ‘good tidings’ brighten eurozone gloom

Economic ‘good tidings’ brighten eurozone gloom

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Germany to double first euro fund contribution

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Politics played a role in Stark’s exit from ECB

Euro hasn’t led to exploding prices

Euro hasn’t led to exploding prices

FDP general secretary Lindner resigns

FDP general secretary Lindner resigns

English town ends twinning with Germany

English town ends twinning with Germany

Germany keeps door open for outcast Brits

Germany keeps door open for outcast Brits

The high price of saving the euro

The high price of saving the euro

Bundesbank sees sharp economic slowdown

Bundesbank sees sharp economic slowdown

Germany dubbed ‘master of Europe’ in euro crisis

Germany dubbed ‘master of Europe’ in euro crisis

Fear of inflation grows as faith in euro falls

Fear of inflation grows as faith in euro falls

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

Germany dampens EU crisis summit hopes

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel pushes euro pact amid credit threat

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Merkel: Germany wants ‘fiscal union’ for euro

Euro could collapse in ‘three to six months’

Euro could collapse in ‘three to six months’

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

ECB joins central banks to bolster global finance

Exports to crack €1 trillion in 2011

Exports to crack €1 trillion in 2011

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

Paris and Berlin fight over key ECB job

German identity – cemented in the euro

German identity – cemented in the euro

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Berlin faces isolation on ECB euro rescue role

Business confidence rises despite euro fears

Business confidence rises despite euro fears

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti talk euro crisis

Debt-rattled Greeks seek out the German Dream

Debt-rattled Greeks seek out the German Dream

Merkel ups heat on Greece, rebuffs Brussels

Merkel ups heat on Greece, rebuffs Brussels

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Bundesbank boss: ECB no lender of last resort

Germany says eurobonds no ‘cure’ for debt crisis

Germany says eurobonds no ‘cure’ for debt crisis

Guttenberg attacks former colleagues

Guttenberg attacks former colleagues

Irish irate as Bundestag sees budget first

Irish irate as Bundestag sees budget first

Merkel hosts UK’s Cameron amid EU rifts

Merkel hosts UK’s Cameron amid EU rifts

Merkel admits eurozone still searching for debt crisis solution

Merkel admits eurozone still searching for debt crisis solution

Germans defend Greek honour amid debt crisis

Germans defend Greek honour amid debt crisis

Consumers bolster solid Q3 growth

Consumers bolster solid Q3 growth

Germany welcomes changes in Rome

Germany welcomes changes in Rome

Eurozone crisis fund ready to help Italy

Eurozone crisis fund ready to help Italy

Bundesbank sees increasing risks for German banks

Bundesbank sees increasing risks for German banks

Exporters: We don’t need the euro

Exporters: We don’t need the euro

Bundesbank gold location kept secret

Bundesbank gold location kept secret

Merkel disappointed with G20 commitment

Merkel disappointed with G20 commitment

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

Merkel waiting for Greek ‘action’ on bailout

ECB cuts rates

ECB cuts rates

Gabriel demands G20 set new economic course

Gabriel demands G20 set new economic course

French bonds hit record gap amid crisis

French bonds hit record gap amid crisis

Merkel: EU needs clarity on Greek euro package

Merkel: EU needs clarity on Greek euro package

Schäuble says Greece will stay in eurozone

Schäuble says Greece will stay in eurozone

Greek referendum plan shakes financial markets

Greek referendum plan shakes financial markets

Merkel to join crisis talks on Greek vote threat

Merkel to join crisis talks on Greek vote threat

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

Trichet: Hard work on debt crisis starts now

Court stops fast-track bailout fund committee

Court stops fast-track bailout fund committee

Business confidence drops again amid crisis

Business confidence drops again amid crisis

Berlin and Paris make new euro rescue bid

Berlin and Paris make new euro rescue bid

Eurozone crisis to hit 2012 growth hard

Eurozone crisis to hit 2012 growth hard

Investor confidence slides as debt crisis bites

Investor confidence slides as debt crisis bites

Deutsche Bank considers cutting Greek debt in half

Deutsche Bank considers cutting Greek debt in half

Deutsche Bank lined up for credit downgrade

Deutsche Bank lined up for credit downgrade

Crisis to slow economy sharply next year

Crisis to slow economy sharply next year

Economy seen heading for slowdown

Economy seen heading for slowdown

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

Rösler plans for default ahead of Greece visit

Rösler plans for default ahead of Greece visit

‘Where’s the money?’

‘Where’s the money?’

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

Siemens said to move French bank cash to ECB

Can eurobonds solve Europe’s debt crisis?

Can eurobonds solve Europe’s debt crisis?

No let-up in coalition infighting over euro

No let-up in coalition infighting over euro

ECB: Central banks boosting dollar liquidity

ECB: Central banks boosting dollar liquidity

Berlin tries to calm markets riled by Greece

Berlin tries to calm markets riled by Greece

Berlin prepares for Greek insolvency

Berlin prepares for Greek insolvency

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

Chief ECB economist Jürgen Stark to resign

EU commissioner proposes deterrents for deficit sinners

EU commissioner proposes deterrents for deficit sinners

Schäuble pressures Greece to tackle debt

Schäuble pressures Greece to tackle debt

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Eurozone avoids chaos, but debt crisis persists

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Euro bailouts legal but MPs need more say

Merkel lacks majority for euro bailout fund

Merkel lacks majority for euro bailout fund

Deutsche CEO attacks IMF over recapitalisation

Deutsche CEO attacks IMF over recapitalisation

Pope’s visit delays crucial euro-vote

Pope’s visit delays crucial euro-vote

Eurozone seen recovering before US

Eurozone seen recovering before US

Schäuble: Euro needs joint budgetary policy

Schäuble: Euro needs joint budgetary policy

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

Wulff attacks ECB for bond purchases

Merkel urges eurozone budgets court enforced

Merkel urges eurozone budgets court enforced

Germany cuts deficit faster than expected

Germany cuts deficit faster than expected

Merkel emphasizes ‘no’ to eurobonds, for now

Merkel emphasizes ‘no’ to eurobonds, for now

Media roundup: Plotting the euro’s future in Paris

Media roundup: Plotting the euro’s future in Paris

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Investor Soros blames Merkel for euro crisis

Investor Soros blames Merkel for euro crisis

Rösler calls for eurozone ‘stability council’

Rösler calls for eurozone ‘stability council’

Eurozone scrambles to calm investors

Eurozone scrambles to calm investors

German banks would have paid Greece more

German banks would have paid Greece more

German banks contribute €4.5 billion to Greece

German banks contribute €4.5 billion to Greece

Rösler plans special investment for Greece

Rösler plans special investment for Greece

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

ECB says Greek bond purchase plan plausible

Merkel calls for European credit rating agency

Merkel calls for European credit rating agency

Koch-Mehrin to contest loss of her doctorate

Koch-Mehrin to contest loss of her doctorate

Bank fails EU stress test

Bank fails EU stress test

Europe’s anger grows towards US debt police

Europe’s anger grows towards US debt police

Germany rejects need for eurozone crisis summit

Germany rejects need for eurozone crisis summit

Schäuble strives to calm markets over Italy

Schäuble strives to calm markets over Italy

Merkel calls for Italian cuts to steady eurozone

Merkel calls for Italian cuts to steady eurozone

Schäuble wants to ‘break’ ratings agencies’ power

Schäuble wants to ‘break’ ratings agencies’ power

Top court hears challenge to EU bailouts

Top court hears challenge to EU bailouts

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

German banks agree to help bail out Greece

Germany blasts proposed EU budget

Germany blasts proposed EU budget

Merkel tells bankers to help bailout Greece

Merkel tells bankers to help bailout Greece

Greek immigrants remain stoic in face of German taunts

Greek immigrants remain stoic in face of German taunts

Banks demand incentives to back Greek bailout

Banks demand incentives to back Greek bailout

Big business makes plea to ‘save the euro’

Big business makes plea to ‘save the euro’

Schäuble warns Greece to reform for bailout

Schäuble warns Greece to reform for bailout

Berlin and Paris call for urgent Greece bailout

Berlin and Paris call for urgent Greece bailout

Merkel to meet Sarkozy on Greek crisis

Merkel to meet Sarkozy on Greek crisis

Economist condemns US credit rating companies

Economist condemns US credit rating companies

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Schäuble pushes for Greek debt restructuring

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Deputies return from Greece with tales of woe

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Counterfeit euros flood Germany

Counterfeit euros flood Germany

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Germany fails to find credible IMF candidate

Berlin ‘respects’ decision to quit by Strauss-Kahn

Berlin ‘respects’ decision to quit by Strauss-Kahn

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Merkel wants EU boss at IMF if Strauss-Kahn goes

Merkel wants EU boss at IMF if Strauss-Kahn goes

Media roundup: Is Europe coming apart?

Media roundup: Is Europe coming apart?

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

Merkel prepared to back Draghi for ECB job

Eurozone fury unleashed over German Greek leaks

Eurozone fury unleashed over German Greek leaks

Europe slams report of Greek euro-withdrawal

Europe slams report of Greek euro-withdrawal

MP says Portugal should sell its gold to save itself

MP says Portugal should sell its gold to save itself

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Merkel reportedly to back Draghi as ECB chief

Berlin urges Finland to back euro consensus

Berlin urges Finland to back euro consensus

Spammers love Germany, new study finds

Spammers love Germany, new study finds

Fake euro coin scam uncovered

Fake euro coin scam uncovered

Schäuble advisors fret over euro rescue package

Schäuble advisors fret over euro rescue package

Merkel annoys Europe with euro change

Merkel annoys Europe with euro change

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel ‘regrets’ rejection of Portugal austerity plan

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Merkel aiming to reschedule euro debt fund payments

Euro fund reportedly to cost Germany up to €25 billion

Euro fund reportedly to cost Germany up to €25 billion

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Weber says he ducked ECB job due to lack of European support

Weber says he ducked ECB job due to lack of European support

Merkel’s tough euro plan sparks backlash

Merkel’s tough euro plan sparks backlash

Merkel and Zapatero seek unity on euro

Merkel and Zapatero seek unity on euro

Germany could trade euro funding for thrift

Germany could trade euro funding for thrift

Imports hit all-time high

Imports hit all-time high

Bundesbank: first 2011 bond issue successful

Bundesbank: first 2011 bond issue successful

From euro crisis to Eurovision

From euro crisis to Eurovision

Exports seen topping €1 trillion next year

Exports seen topping €1 trillion next year

Investors eschew bonds amid eurozone crisis

Investors eschew bonds amid eurozone crisis

Schäuble dismisses bailout increase talk

Schäuble dismisses bailout increase talk

Bailout fund could top €750 billion, Weber says

Bailout fund could top €750 billion, Weber says

Merkel slams US ahead of G20 summit

Merkel slams US ahead of G20 summit

Exporters shift back into top gear

Exporters shift back into top gear

Schäuble defends Ireland euro bailout

Schäuble defends Ireland euro bailout

Bundesbank warns of forex manipulation

Bundesbank warns of forex manipulation

Half of Germans want the Deutsche mark back

Half of Germans want the Deutsche mark back

Deutsche Bank chief warns against labelling bankers immoral

Deutsche Bank chief warns against labelling bankers immoral

US demands Germany boost EU economy

US demands Germany boost EU economy

Economic recovery picking up speed

Economic recovery picking up speed

Germany’s golden future

Germany’s golden future

Obama urges swifter action on Greece

Obama urges swifter action on Greece

Banks and insurers could lend Greece €1 billion

Banks and insurers could lend Greece €1 billion

Trade surplus jumps as euro slumps

Trade surplus jumps as euro slumps

Rebounding trade and weak euro boost exports

Rebounding trade and weak euro boost exports

Merkel pushes IMF plan for Greece

Merkel pushes IMF plan for Greece

Greek crisis unlikely to deter German tourists

Greek crisis unlikely to deter German tourists

German banks to avoid Greek state bonds

German banks to avoid Greek state bonds

Germans put trust in the euro 10 years on

Germans put trust in the euro 10 years on

DAX and euro slide to new lows

DAX and euro slide to new lows

Indicator suggests Germany may escape recession

Indicator suggests Germany may escape recession

Producer prices see biggest surge in 27 yrs

Producer prices see biggest surge in 27 yrs

German GDP shrinks

German GDP shrinks

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Germany economy expected to slow in Q2

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German inflation reaches 3.0 percent in May

ECB celebrates 10th anniversary in Frankfurt

ECB celebrates 10th anniversary in Frankfurt

Industry says oil price a danger to German economy

Industry says oil price a danger to German economy

German investor confidence slips in May: ZEW

German investor confidence slips in May: ZEW

German producer prices jump by 5.2 percent in April

German producer prices jump by 5.2 percent in April

German economy surprises with robust Q1 growth

German economy surprises with robust Q1 growth

German economy is buffeted by global headwinds

German economy is buffeted by global headwinds

A third of Germans want the mark back

A third of Germans want the mark back

Euro hits record high against US dollar

Euro hits record high against US dollar

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Euro hits record high against dollar as gas prices soar

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Euro hits new high against dollar

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German industrial orders drop 1.5 percent

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Strong euro hurts 2007 German exports

Euro hits record high against the dollar

Euro hits record high against the dollar

Germany and France vow to speed up eurozone integration

Germany and France vow to speed up eurozone integration

Germany sticks to ‘nein’ on debt relief for Greece

Germany sticks to ‘nein’ on debt relief for Greece

Nobel economist says Germany bullies France

Nobel economist says Germany bullies France

Berlin’s tough line splits European public opinion

Berlin’s tough line splits European public opinion

French minister criticizes Germany over Grexit

French minister criticizes Germany over Grexit

Grexit could smash Merkel’s Euro legacy

Grexit could smash Merkel’s Euro legacy

Finance Ministry: ‘Greece must bring exact plan’

Finance Ministry: ‘Greece must bring exact plan’

Merkel to meet Tsipras at Tuesday summit

Merkel to meet Tsipras at Tuesday summit

How German media shaped the Greece crisis

How German media shaped the Greece crisis

Britain’s Major warns of 50-50 chance of EU exit

Britain’s Major warns of 50-50 chance of EU exit

Germany ‘lags behind on organic farming’

Germany ‘lags behind on organic farming’

Merkel: I store sleep like a camel stores water

Merkel: I store sleep like a camel stores water

Merkel: we’re still friends with France

Merkel: we’re still friends with France

Merkel warns of tougher times ahead

Merkel warns of tougher times ahead

Greek court clears three of German counsel attack

Greek court clears three of German counsel attack

ECB: Crisis nations have lost their sovereignty

ECB: Crisis nations have lost their sovereignty

Greek PM set to visit Bavaria over bail-out

Greek PM set to visit Bavaria over bail-out

Germany hails EU Nobel Peace Prize win

Germany hails EU Nobel Peace Prize win

EU to VW: Don’t worry about CO2 rules

EU to VW: Don’t worry about CO2 rules

Germans less than ecstatic on EU and euro

Germans less than ecstatic on EU and euro

Merkel: austerity not my idea, not my fault

Merkel: austerity not my idea, not my fault

Merkel calls for a ‘Greece solution’

Merkel calls for a ‘Greece solution’

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

ECB bond-buying under fire in Germany

Chinese ‘will invest to help boost euro’

Chinese ‘will invest to help boost euro’

Merkel optimistic Italian reforms are working

Merkel optimistic Italian reforms are working

Merkel: Europe needs changes to work well

Merkel: Europe needs changes to work well

UK magazine: Merkel ‘most dangerous leader’

UK magazine: Merkel ‘most dangerous leader’

Greeks rail against ‘crude’ German editorial

Greeks rail against ‘crude’ German editorial

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Bundesbank tells France: ‘hands off!’

Bundesbank tells France: ‘hands off!’

‘Greece out of euro’ calls multiply in Germany

‘Greece out of euro’ calls multiply in Germany

Report: Berlin to accept bailout fund boost

Report: Berlin to accept bailout fund boost

Kohl: Europe still about war and peace

Kohl: Europe still about war and peace

Greek journalist called Merkel ‘dirty Berlin slut’

Greek journalist called Merkel ‘dirty Berlin slut’

Merkel’s French connection

Merkel’s French connection

Sarkozy looks to Merkel for re-election help

Sarkozy looks to Merkel for re-election help

Merkel gives mixed review of China trip

Merkel gives mixed review of China trip

Merkel pushes through EU fiscal pact

Merkel pushes through EU fiscal pact

Soros damns German handling of euro crisis

Soros damns German handling of euro crisis

Merkel: Germany can’t save euro alone

Merkel: Germany can’t save euro alone

Merkel praises Italian economic reforms

Merkel praises Italian economic reforms

Merkel and Sarkozy prepare next EU summit

Merkel and Sarkozy prepare next EU summit

Merkel sees birth of ‘true political union’ in Europe

Merkel sees birth of ‘true political union’ in Europe

Exhausted Merkel hails ‘very important result’

Exhausted Merkel hails ‘very important result’

Merkel and Sarkozy call for new euro pact

Merkel and Sarkozy call for new euro pact

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

Germany’s leadership to euroblivion

Germany’s leadership to euroblivion

Merkel: ‘We have our own debts to pay’

Merkel: ‘We have our own debts to pay’

Merkel and Cameron struggle to show unity

Merkel and Cameron struggle to show unity

Merkel urges Monti to pass ‘crucial’ reforms

Merkel urges Monti to pass ‘crucial’ reforms

Merkel says Europe facing ‘hardest’ hour

Merkel says Europe facing ‘hardest’ hour

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Merkel denies mulling plan to split eurozone

Most Germans want public vote on euro issues, survey says

Most Germans want public vote on euro issues, survey says

TUI asks Greek hotels to promise to take drachma in the worst case

TUI asks Greek hotels to promise to take drachma in the worst case

Euro recovery will take a decade, says Merkel

Euro recovery will take a decade, says Merkel

Merkel pleased by euro debt solution

Merkel pleased by euro debt solution

Bundestag backs Merkel ahead of euro summit

Bundestag backs Merkel ahead of euro summit

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

Merkel: EU must not dictate ECB action

Eurozone rescue plan to lean on banks

Eurozone rescue plan to lean on banks

Merkel reins in EU weekend summit hopes

Merkel reins in EU weekend summit hopes

Merkel sees bigger Greek debt write down

Merkel sees bigger Greek debt write down

Obama in eurozone crisis talks with Merkel, others

Obama in eurozone crisis talks with Merkel, others

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

Merkel and Sarkozy agree to bolster Europe’s banks

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

World Bank boss attacks Berlin over euro crisis

Rösler tells Greeks stability crucial to calm debt turbulence

Rösler tells Greeks stability crucial to calm debt turbulence

Merkel: banks need cash

Merkel: banks need cash

Merkel manager attacked euro fund sceptic

Merkel manager attacked euro fund sceptic

Merkel still optimistic about 2011 growth

Merkel still optimistic about 2011 growth

Merkel and Sarkozy back Greece as worries mount

Merkel and Sarkozy back Greece as worries mount

FDP defies Merkel with talk of Greek default

FDP defies Merkel with talk of Greek default

Obama calls for action to solve euro crisis

Obama calls for action to solve euro crisis

Schäuble tipped to be next Eurogroup chief

Schäuble tipped to be next Eurogroup chief

Germans doubt Merkel can avert financial crisis

Germans doubt Merkel can avert financial crisis

Sarkozy and Merkel plan eurozone government

Sarkozy and Merkel plan eurozone government

Germany fights growing support for eurobonds

Germany fights growing support for eurobonds

Merkel talks euro rescue with France and Spain

Merkel talks euro rescue with France and Spain

Merkel’s euro moment

Merkel’s euro moment

Merkel hails eurozone rescue deal for Greece

Merkel hails eurozone rescue deal for Greece

Germany, France break euro bailout deadlock

Germany, France break euro bailout deadlock

Merkel meets Sarkozy ahead of Euro summit

Merkel meets Sarkozy ahead of Euro summit

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel expects no breakthrough at eurozone crisis summit

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Merkel defends handling of eurozone crisis

Kohl says Merkel is ‘ruining’ Europe

Kohl says Merkel is ‘ruining’ Europe

Euro bailouts push up German debt

Euro bailouts push up German debt

Family firms blast Merkel over debt crisis

Family firms blast Merkel over debt crisis

Merkel tells Germans to work harder too

Merkel tells Germans to work harder too

Merkel tells southern Europeans to work longer

Merkel tells southern Europeans to work longer

Merkel ‘Berlusconizing’ politics, philosopher claims

Merkel ‘Berlusconizing’ politics, philosopher claims

EU aid for Portugal ‘sensible,’ Germany says

EU aid for Portugal ‘sensible,’ Germany says

Merkel: EU conservatives ready to defend euro

Merkel: EU conservatives ready to defend euro

Merkel aide Weidmann to head Bundesbank

Merkel aide Weidmann to head Bundesbank

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Jens Weidmann: The low-profile chancellor advisor

New German candidate for ECB possible

New German candidate for ECB possible

Bundesbank boss Weber stepping down

Bundesbank boss Weber stepping down

Weber reportedly out of running for ECB job

Weber reportedly out of running for ECB job

Exports grow at record pace in 2010

Exports grow at record pace in 2010

Forgive Greek debt, bank boss Dibelius urges

Forgive Greek debt, bank boss Dibelius urges

Merkel says debt biggest danger to Europe

Merkel says debt biggest danger to Europe

China promises Merkel help with debt crisis

China promises Merkel help with debt crisis

Merkel vows no return to Deutsche mark

Merkel vows no return to Deutsche mark

Schäuble: Hike lending capacity of euro fund

Schäuble: Hike lending capacity of euro fund

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Germany denies pushing Portugal towards bailout

Germany denies pushing Portugal towards bailout

Merkel urges euro-faith in New Year’s address

Merkel urges euro-faith in New Year’s address

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