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.

Paris, Berlin agree on future eurozone budget: French ministry source

Paris, Berlin agree on future eurozone budget: French ministry source

Germany made billions on Greece’s debt crisis, Berlin confirms

Germany made billions on Greece’s debt crisis, Berlin confirms

France and Germany push for compromise on eurozone reform

France and Germany push for compromise on eurozone reform

German GDP growth disappoints in first quarter of 2018

German GDP growth disappoints in first quarter of 2018

France and Germany pledge Eurozone reform plan by June

France and Germany pledge Eurozone reform plan by June

German wage growth outpacing rest of eurozone, study shows

German wage growth outpacing rest of eurozone, study shows

France and Germany to unveil eurozone reforms by March

France and Germany to unveil eurozone reforms by March

Personalized banknotes for Finance Minister Schäuble’s farewell party

Personalized banknotes for Finance Minister Schäuble’s farewell party

‘Bad cop’ Schäuble takes eurozone farewell bow

‘Bad cop’ Schäuble takes eurozone farewell bow

Why Germany is worried by Italy’s referendum result

Why Germany is worried by Italy’s referendum result

German populists want France excluded from eurozone

German populists want France excluded from eurozone

Varoufakis: I’d consider voting for Merkel

Varoufakis: I’d consider voting for Merkel

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

Chance of more QE peps Dax, troubles economists

Berlin ‘will work closely with new Greek govt’

Berlin ‘will work closely with new Greek govt’

Greece bailout plan set for hard Bundestag fight

Greece bailout plan set for hard Bundestag fight

German MPs approve Greece bailout roadmap

German MPs approve Greece bailout roadmap

US Treasury Secretary heads to Germany

US Treasury Secretary heads to Germany

Greece faces D-Day as bailout talks resume

Greece faces D-Day as bailout talks resume

VOX POPS: Greeks ‘living beyond means’

VOX POPS: Greeks ‘living beyond means’

Greece ‘should legislate immediately’: Germany

Greece ‘should legislate immediately’: Germany

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

Workers dismantle Frankfurt Euro sculpture

How will Germany react to the Greek vote?

How will Germany react to the Greek vote?

‘Bundestag must vote on new bailout’: Schäuble

‘Bundestag must vote on new bailout’: Schäuble

BILD polls readers in own ‘Greece referendum’

BILD polls readers in own ‘Greece referendum’

Greek President cancels Berlin visit

Greek President cancels Berlin visit

Greek offer ‘no basis for discussion’: Schäuble

Greek offer ‘no basis for discussion’: Schäuble

Merkel, Obama: Greece deal ‘critically important’

Merkel, Obama: Greece deal ‘critically important’

ECB throws Greece eurozone crumb

ECB throws Greece eurozone crumb

As it happened: EU urges Greece ‘yes’ vote

As it happened: EU urges Greece ‘yes’ vote

Merkel greets ‘progress’ in Greece talks

Merkel greets ‘progress’ in Greece talks

ECB agrees more backup for Greek banks

ECB agrees more backup for Greek banks

EU leaders call Greek crisis meet for Monday

EU leaders call Greek crisis meet for Monday

Merkel warns Greece: it’s time to show willing

Merkel warns Greece: it’s time to show willing

Majority of Germans think Grexit great idea

Majority of Germans think Grexit great idea

EU court throws out German QE challenge

EU court throws out German QE challenge

Varoufakis stalls on new reform list

Varoufakis stalls on new reform list

Finance ministry: ‘ball is in Greece’s court’

Finance ministry: ‘ball is in Greece’s court’

Greece talks crawl as deadline nears

Greece talks crawl as deadline nears

Varoufakis demands patience for Athens

Varoufakis demands patience for Athens

Economists warn against going easy on Greece

Economists warn against going easy on Greece

Gabriel’s ‘very French idea’ unlikely to fly

Gabriel’s ‘very French idea’ unlikely to fly

France and Germany call for stronger eurozone

France and Germany call for stronger eurozone

Leaders gather in Berlin as Grexit looms

Leaders gather in Berlin as Grexit looms

Schäuble warns Greece and woos Britain

Schäuble warns Greece and woos Britain

Bundesbank swipes at ECB aid to Greek banks

Bundesbank swipes at ECB aid to Greek banks

Schäuble: Euro-meet won’t reach Greece deal

Schäuble: Euro-meet won’t reach Greece deal

Schäuble fears Greece deal may fall through

Schäuble fears Greece deal may fall through

Germany should fear Brexit more than Grexit

Germany should fear Brexit more than Grexit

Merkel and Tsipras have ‘positive’ phone chat

Merkel and Tsipras have ‘positive’ phone chat

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

ECB says ‘recovery is there’ in eurozone

‘It hurts when Germans call Greece a failed state’

‘It hurts when Germans call Greece a failed state’

AfD founder battles for party’s soul

AfD founder battles for party’s soul

Varoufakis begs for calm in war of words

Varoufakis begs for calm in war of words

Bundesbank tough, public soft on Greece

Bundesbank tough, public soft on Greece

Majority of Germans now trust in the Euro

Majority of Germans now trust in the Euro

Politicians close ranks on Blockupy violence

Politicians close ranks on Blockupy violence

TV host faked doctoring of Varoufakis’ finger

TV host faked doctoring of Varoufakis’ finger

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt

Liveblog: Blockupy anti-ECB demo in Frankfurt

Greece cashflow troubles ‘insignificant’: Varoufakis

Greece cashflow troubles ‘insignificant’: Varoufakis

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

Germans take in €360m of interest from Greece

Germans take in €360m of interest from Greece

Greece bailout passes with massive majority

Greece bailout passes with massive majority

Schäuble starts selling Greek deal to MPs

Schäuble starts selling Greek deal to MPs

Eurozone agrees on Greek bailout extension

Eurozone agrees on Greek bailout extension

Wolfgang Schäuble: Merkel’s Euro bad cop

Wolfgang Schäuble: Merkel’s Euro bad cop

Greek talks promise to be ‘very difficult’

Greek talks promise to be ‘very difficult’

Germany rejects Greek loan application

Germany rejects Greek loan application

Schäuble rejects Greek bailout without reforms

Schäuble rejects Greek bailout without reforms

Schäuble ‘very sceptical’ of quick Greece deal

Schäuble ‘very sceptical’ of quick Greece deal

Eurozone fails to reach Greece agreement

Eurozone fails to reach Greece agreement

German, Greek finance ministers butt heads

German, Greek finance ministers butt heads

Greek finance minister calls ECB talks ‘fruitful’

Greek finance minister calls ECB talks ‘fruitful’

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

Merkel wants Greece to stay in eurozone

Merkel wants Greece to stay in eurozone

Greece spooks investors back to German bonds

Greece spooks investors back to German bonds

Germany tells Greece ‘we can’t be blackmailed’

Germany tells Greece ‘we can’t be blackmailed’

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

German economy puts on the squeeze

German economy puts on the squeeze

Global turmoil hits German economy

Global turmoil hits German economy

Do more to boost growth, Hollande tells Germany

Do more to boost growth, Hollande tells Germany

Berlin sees progress on banking union

Berlin sees progress on banking union

Barroso: Germany ‘must stablilize the Eurozone’

Barroso: Germany ‘must stablilize the Eurozone’

Germany predicts record number of jobs

Germany predicts record number of jobs

Sceptical Germans split over more Euro aid

Sceptical Germans split over more Euro aid

Merkel: Greece joining euro was a mistake

Merkel: Greece joining euro was a mistake

Good news for economy keeps coming

Good news for economy keeps coming

Finance minister: Greece needs more money

Finance minister: Greece needs more money

Rösler: No more debt cuts for Greece

Rösler: No more debt cuts for Greece

Berlin and Paris confront Europe’s youth job crisis

Berlin and Paris confront Europe’s youth job crisis

Investor sentiment rises to three-year high

Investor sentiment rises to three-year high

Investor confidence highest in years

Investor confidence highest in years

Merkel to Cyprus: Keep reforms on track

Merkel to Cyprus: Keep reforms on track

Steinbrück pressured over law firm payments

Steinbrück pressured over law firm payments

Merkel welcomes EU’s new banking watchdog

Merkel welcomes EU’s new banking watchdog

Germans set to confirm Greek aid Thursday

Germans set to confirm Greek aid Thursday

Merkel dampens hopes for EU budget deal

Merkel dampens hopes for EU budget deal

Merkel tells Europe: work harder to stay rich

Merkel tells Europe: work harder to stay rich

Russian mafia ‘would win from Cyprus bailout’

Russian mafia ‘would win from Cyprus bailout’

Business confidence falls for sixth month

Business confidence falls for sixth month

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

Greek press welcomes Merkel despite protests

Greek press welcomes Merkel despite protests

Fury in Athens as Merkel comes to town

Fury in Athens as Merkel comes to town

Economist: ‘No eurozone inflation risk’

Economist: ‘No eurozone inflation risk’

Greece boosts police force for Merkel visit

Greece boosts police force for Merkel visit

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

ECB unveils new bond-buying scheme

ECB unveils new bond-buying scheme

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

Greece: we need more time for reforms

Greece: we need more time for reforms

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

Top marks for Germany from US ratings agency

Top marks for Germany from US ratings agency

Swiss bank buys up German debts

Swiss bank buys up German debts

Juncker: Greek exit manageable, but it’ll hurt

Juncker: Greek exit manageable, but it’ll hurt

Survey: Private sector downturn in Germany

Survey: Private sector downturn in Germany

Ex-Chancellor Schmidt, 93, in love again

Ex-Chancellor Schmidt, 93, in love again

German tax revenues up 9 percent on a year ago

German tax revenues up 9 percent on a year ago

Foreign Minister: play nice over euro crisis

Foreign Minister: play nice over euro crisis

Moody’s downgrades 17 German banks

Moody’s downgrades 17 German banks

Finance Minister: Spain stronger than its debt

Finance Minister: Spain stronger than its debt

Greek euro exit would be ‘manageable’ says ECB

Greek euro exit would be ‘manageable’ says ECB

Moody’s cuts Germany’s outlook to ‘negative’

Moody’s cuts Germany’s outlook to ‘negative’

Renegotiation no-go for Greece, says Germany

Renegotiation no-go for Greece, says Germany

Germany approves €100 billion Spanish bailout

Germany approves €100 billion Spanish bailout

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

ECB ‘ready and waiting’ to oversee banks

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

Should Germany hit the rich with a wealth tax?

Should Germany hit the rich with a wealth tax?

German economists: make the rich buy bonds

German economists: make the rich buy bonds

German named head of permanent bailout fund

German named head of permanent bailout fund

Court: no euro rescue decision until September

Court: no euro rescue decision until September

‘No ignoring Bundestag’ Berlin tells EU

‘No ignoring Bundestag’ Berlin tells EU

IMF: German economy will recover this year

IMF: German economy will recover this year

No referendum for Germany on EU

No referendum for Germany on EU

President Gauck delays EU bailout approval

President Gauck delays EU bailout approval

Germany ratifies EU fiscal pact

Germany ratifies EU fiscal pact

Germans plan holidays despite euro crisis

Germans plan holidays despite euro crisis

Merkel: Do not overestimate Germany

Merkel: Do not overestimate Germany

Germans agree on fiscal pact vote this month

Germans agree on fiscal pact vote this month

Berlin sticks to guns ahead of G20

Berlin sticks to guns ahead of G20

Germany urges Spain to ‘ask for financial help’

Germany urges Spain to ‘ask for financial help’

Germany welcomes Spain’s bid for help

Germany welcomes Spain’s bid for help

Top court will rule on euro rescue next week

Top court will rule on euro rescue next week

Trade surplus drops as eurozone crisis bites

Trade surplus drops as eurozone crisis bites

Most Germans expect euro crisis to get worse

Most Germans expect euro crisis to get worse

Germany play Greece in euro crisis showdown

Germany play Greece in euro crisis showdown

Merkel offers ‘trader tax’ for Fiscal Pact support

Merkel offers ‘trader tax’ for Fiscal Pact support

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

Central Bank: there is no ‘Plan B’ for Greece

Central Bank: there is no ‘Plan B’ for Greece

Merkel ally: ‘Eurozone could handle Greek exit’

Merkel ally: ‘Eurozone could handle Greek exit’

‘Made in Germany’ goods help dodge recession

‘Made in Germany’ goods help dodge recession

Opposition: ‘EU should ratify pact on same day’

Opposition: ‘EU should ratify pact on same day’

Top economist predicts Greek exit in five years

Top economist predicts Greek exit in five years

Italian PM: Germany to blame for EU debt

Italian PM: Germany to blame for EU debt

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

Greek uptake of German help ‘discouraging’

Greek uptake of German help ‘discouraging’

Robust growth, low joblessness slash deficit

Robust growth, low joblessness slash deficit

Commerzbank profits halved in 2011

Commerzbank profits halved in 2011

Business confidence index hits 7-month high

Business confidence index hits 7-month high

Allianz profits ‘fell by half in 2011’

Allianz profits ‘fell by half in 2011’

Germans don’t trust Greece to tighten belt

Germans don’t trust Greece to tighten belt

China doesn’t want to ‘buy Europe’

China doesn’t want to ‘buy Europe’

Berlin: EU should manage Greek budget

Berlin: EU should manage Greek budget

China offers Merkel some comfort for Europe

China offers Merkel some comfort for Europe

Business confidence gets early 2012 boost

Business confidence gets early 2012 boost

Berlin urges swift action on EU transaction tax

Berlin urges swift action on EU transaction tax

Chinese poised to take German tourism crown

Chinese poised to take German tourism crown

Merkel: Europe faces ‘long road’ to restore confidence

Merkel: Europe faces ‘long road’ to restore confidence

Minister: Markets trust eurozone again

Minister: Markets trust eurozone again

Economists: Germany in a recession now

Economists: Germany in a recession now

France heads for Tobin tax without Germany

France heads for Tobin tax without Germany

Germany to ‘escape recession’ in 2012

Germany to ‘escape recession’ in 2012

Germany and France end tussle over key ECB job

Germany and France end tussle over key ECB job

Unemployment falls to record low

Unemployment falls to record low

Employment numbers hit new record

Employment numbers hit new record

Fed bank boss wants deeper cuts

Fed bank boss wants deeper cuts

Half of Germans optimistic for 2012

Half of Germans optimistic for 2012

Despite crisis, Germany benefits from euro

Despite crisis, Germany benefits from euro

Finance Minister wins major European prize

Finance Minister wins major European prize

Germany keeps door open for outcast Brits

Germany keeps door open for outcast Brits

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

Euro could collapse in ‘three to six months’

Euro could collapse in ‘three to six months’

Germany welcomes changes in Rome

Germany welcomes changes in Rome

Deutsche Bank London headquarters raided

Deutsche Bank London headquarters raided

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

German bank group rejects higher Greek debt write-down

Schäuble calls for financial transaction tax

Schäuble calls for financial transaction tax

Rösler plans for default ahead of Greece visit

Rösler plans for default ahead of Greece visit

Bailout expansion clears final hurdle in Bundesrat

Bailout expansion clears final hurdle in Bundesrat

Merkel’s coalition holds, passes euro bailout

Merkel’s coalition holds, passes euro bailout

Germany’s triple-A rating under threat

Germany’s triple-A rating under threat

Schäuble says Greece will need a decade to recover, criticises Italy

Schäuble says Greece will need a decade to recover, criticises Italy

Most Germans oppose increased euro bail-out

Most Germans oppose increased euro bail-out

Eurozone to pour cash into stability fund

Eurozone to pour cash into stability fund

Berlin tries to calm markets riled by Greece

Berlin tries to calm markets riled by Greece

Markets await top court verdict on euro bailouts

Markets await top court verdict on euro bailouts

Schäuble wants brand new EU treaty

Schäuble wants brand new EU treaty

Public deficit drops to three-year low

Public deficit drops to three-year low

Investor confidence slumps to 2008 lows

Investor confidence slumps to 2008 lows

Schäuble sees no danger of losing credit rating

Schäuble sees no danger of losing credit rating

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Eurobonds could stop the downward spiral

Germans stay positive despite global crash

Germans stay positive despite global crash

Merkel, Sarkozy to hold debt crisis meeting

Merkel, Sarkozy to hold debt crisis meeting

Eurozone scrambles to calm investors

Eurozone scrambles to calm investors

Germany says eurozone can’t save Italy

Germany says eurozone can’t save Italy

Consumer sentiment falls amid Greece crisis

Consumer sentiment falls amid Greece crisis

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

Finance Minister: Eurozone could survive Greek default

Finance Minister: Eurozone could survive Greek default

Big business makes plea to ‘save the euro’

Big business makes plea to ‘save the euro’

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Schäuble shares ECB’s concerns on Greek debt

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

Euro crisis, inflation sap consumer confidence

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Schäuble promises hard line on eurozone bailouts

Berlin calls on Greece to restructure debt

Berlin calls on Greece to restructure debt

Berlin urges Finland to back euro consensus

Berlin urges Finland to back euro consensus

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

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

Economists demand EU sovereign default plan

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

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent

Inflation tipped to hit 4 percent

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

German business confidence highest since reunification

German business confidence highest since reunification

US demands Germany boost EU economy

US demands Germany boost EU economy

Economic recovery picking up speed

Economic recovery picking up speed

Merkel pushes IMF plan for Greece

Merkel pushes IMF plan for Greece

Germany slaps down France over trade claims

Germany slaps down France over trade claims

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German and EU officials speak up against panic

Bavarian CSU launch new attack on Merkel over eurozone budget

Bavarian CSU launch new attack on Merkel over eurozone budget

From migration to defence: Germany and France announce EU reform ideas

From migration to defence: Germany and France announce EU reform ideas

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

Germany hits brakes on Macron’s dreams for stronger Europe

Germany hits brakes on Macron’s dreams for stronger Europe

Macron, Merkel promise EU reform roadmap by June

Macron, Merkel promise EU reform roadmap by June

Dutch PM warns Macron, Merkel against dictating EU reforms

Dutch PM warns Macron, Merkel against dictating EU reforms

Macron urges Merkel to fight for EU reforms in Frankfurt

Macron urges Merkel to fight for EU reforms in Frankfurt

Merkel ready to consider Macron eurozone reform ideas

Merkel ready to consider Macron eurozone reform ideas

Germany gets its way over fresh aid for Greece

Germany gets its way over fresh aid for Greece

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

Eurozone approves huge new Greek bailout

Eurozone approves huge new Greek bailout

Greece deal ‘may not be reached this month’

Greece deal ‘may not be reached this month’

Grexit could smash Merkel’s Euro legacy

Grexit could smash Merkel’s Euro legacy

Leading economists urge Merkel to cut debt

Leading economists urge Merkel to cut debt

Merkel to meet Tsipras at Tuesday summit

Merkel to meet Tsipras at Tuesday summit

Greece edges closer to default catastrophe

Greece edges closer to default catastrophe

Schäuble: Greek bailout deal only a 50-50 chance

Schäuble: Greek bailout deal only a 50-50 chance

Greece talks have ‘lost ground’: Merkel

Greece talks have ‘lost ground’: Merkel

Creditors must agree on Greece, Merkel warns

Creditors must agree on Greece, Merkel warns

Hollande and Merkel deliver blow to Cameron

Hollande and Merkel deliver blow to Cameron

Merkel pushes for Greece deal at Euro meet

Merkel pushes for Greece deal at Euro meet

Schäuble warns UK: no special treatment

Schäuble warns UK: no special treatment

Merkel and Tsipras tight-lipped on Brussels talks

Merkel and Tsipras tight-lipped on Brussels talks

Merkel and Tsipras in new one-on-one meet

Merkel and Tsipras in new one-on-one meet

Strong economy shrinks debt as share of GDP

Strong economy shrinks debt as share of GDP

Merkel urges Germans: Give Greece a chance

Merkel urges Germans: Give Greece a chance

Greece wants to burst Euro stereotypes

Greece wants to burst Euro stereotypes

Merkel downplays Greek meeting hopes

Merkel downplays Greek meeting hopes

No quick fix for Greece in Brussels: Merkel

No quick fix for Greece in Brussels: Merkel

Merkel reaches out to defuse Greece tension

Merkel reaches out to defuse Greece tension

‘We’ll send our refugees to Berlin’: Greek minister

‘We’ll send our refugees to Berlin’: Greek minister

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Greek charm offensive to hit Berlin and Frankfurt

Merkel to Greece: ‘remain part of our story’

Merkel to Greece: ‘remain part of our story’

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

Renzi woos Merkel amid Florentine splendour

Merkel targets ‘shadow banks’ in Lindau speech

Merkel targets ‘shadow banks’ in Lindau speech

Merkel ‘believes’ in Greece after reforms

Merkel ‘believes’ in Greece after reforms

Merkel: Greek bailout deal possible on Monday

Merkel: Greek bailout deal possible on Monday

Merkel visits Cameron for EU talks

Merkel visits Cameron for EU talks

Greece’s fate ‘hangs on Merkel-Hollande meet’

Greece’s fate ‘hangs on Merkel-Hollande meet’

Merkel ties own political future to Europe

Merkel ties own political future to Europe

Businesses to Merkel: stick to guns on euro

Businesses to Merkel: stick to guns on euro

Merkel ally: I’ll destroy government over EU

Merkel ally: I’ll destroy government over EU

Germany approves euro-crisis fighting tools

Germany approves euro-crisis fighting tools

EU helps Spain, Italy, but still no eurobonds

EU helps Spain, Italy, but still no eurobonds

Merkel: No eurobonds ‘as long as I live’

Merkel: No eurobonds ‘as long as I live’

Merkel welcomes new Greek prime minister

Merkel welcomes new Greek prime minister

Merkel: limits to German economic strength

Merkel: limits to German economic strength

Merkel and Cameron – fiscal pact not enough

Merkel and Cameron – fiscal pact not enough

Merkel: EU political union first and foremost

Merkel: EU political union first and foremost

Merkel’s partners oppose EU banking union

Merkel’s partners oppose EU banking union

Germany develops plan for eurozone growth

Germany develops plan for eurozone growth

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Merkel resists pressure to relax austerity

Obama and Merkel agree: austerity and growth

Obama and Merkel agree: austerity and growth

EU agrees on growth and austerity mix ahead of G8

EU agrees on growth and austerity mix ahead of G8

Left-wingers: we torched EU taskmaster’s car

Left-wingers: we torched EU taskmaster’s car

Merkel ‘will compromise’ if Hollande wins France

Merkel ‘will compromise’ if Hollande wins France

Merkel: eurozone needs growth as well as cuts

Merkel: eurozone needs growth as well as cuts

Merkel: We need a strong Britain in EU

Merkel: We need a strong Britain in EU

Berlin confident of pushing through EU budget pact

Berlin confident of pushing through EU budget pact

Merkel bows under pressure to up bailout

Merkel bows under pressure to up bailout

Rays of light as Merkel seeks eurozone fixes

Rays of light as Merkel seeks eurozone fixes

Merkel, Sarkozy vow to solve eurozone crisis

Merkel, Sarkozy vow to solve eurozone crisis

Merkel and Sarkozy prepare next EU summit

Merkel and Sarkozy prepare next EU summit

Merkel confident despite expecting 2012 troubles

Merkel confident despite expecting 2012 troubles

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

German Commissioner calls for eurobonds

Berlin denies it’s considering ‘elite bonds’

Berlin denies it’s considering ‘elite bonds’

Merkel and Sarkozy: Hands off Central Bank

Merkel and Sarkozy: Hands off Central Bank

Berlin has not ruled out Greek eurozone exit

Berlin has not ruled out Greek eurozone exit

European leaders give Greece a final ultimatum

European leaders give Greece a final ultimatum

Leaders meet ahead of euro summit

Leaders meet ahead of euro summit

Opposition vents fury over new EFSF extension

Opposition vents fury over new EFSF extension

Merkel predicts bailout ratification

Merkel predicts bailout ratification

Rösler tells Greeks stability crucial to calm debt turbulence

Rösler tells Greeks stability crucial to calm debt turbulence

Merkel faces major test in debt vote

Merkel faces major test in debt vote

Growth grinds to a halt

Growth grinds to a halt

Germany fights growing support for eurobonds

Germany fights growing support for eurobonds

Schäuble calls for solidarity to fight crisis

Schäuble calls for solidarity to fight crisis

Family firms blast Merkel over debt crisis

Family firms blast Merkel over debt crisis

Merkel repeats call for bank aid in debt crisis

Merkel repeats call for bank aid in debt crisis

Opposition ridicules Merkel’s bailout deal

Opposition ridicules Merkel’s bailout deal

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

Forgive Greek debt, bank boss Dibelius urges

Forgive Greek debt, bank boss Dibelius urges

Spain has ‘done its homework,’ Merkel says

Spain has ‘done its homework,’ Merkel says

Merkel vows no return to Deutsche mark

Merkel vows no return to Deutsche mark

Schäuble: EU’s Barroso ‘complicating’ euro crisis

Schäuble: EU’s Barroso ‘complicating’ euro crisis

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Berlin says no need to boost euro fund now

Brüderle rejects French eurozone ideas

Brüderle rejects French eurozone ideas

Berlin mulls independent euro rescue fund

Berlin mulls independent euro rescue fund

Germany’s image suffers in EU amid debt crisis

Germany’s image suffers in EU amid debt crisis

Schäuble ramps up threat against big deficits

Schäuble ramps up threat against big deficits

Merkel: EU facing biggest threat since communism

Merkel: EU facing biggest threat since communism

Growth offers hope amid eurozone gloom

Growth offers hope amid eurozone gloom

Merkel talks tough on aid for Greece

Merkel talks tough on aid for Greece

Greece’s Papandreou says WWII reparations issue still open

Greece’s Papandreou says WWII reparations issue still open

Greek row with Germany over debt turns nasty

Greek row with Germany over debt turns nasty

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit