While Norway’s Green Party has just one man in parliament, it has big dreams.
The Czech Christian Democrats threatened to quit the ruling coalition if their partners back a proposal to abolish a law preventing Communist-era officials from taking public jobs.
Deutsche Bank AG co-Chief Executive Officers Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen are stepping up contacts with politicians in Berlin after Chancellor Angela Merkel called for more regulation of the finance industry.
The Czech government approved its program today, steering clear of setting a euro-adoption target date for its four-year term in office.
Swiss voters were divided on whether to approve an upper limit on immigration with the result still too close to call, according to an initial projection.
Czech President Milos Zeman named a new cabinet today as he disregarded his doubts whether some ministerial candidates were suited for the job, ending a seven- month political gridlock.
The Czech Republic probably won’t adopt the euro for at least four years as political leaders need time to overcome public opposition to the switch, the country’s next prime minister said.
The Czech parliament gave initial backing to a civil service bill, meeting a condition set by President Milos Zeman for naming the new government and ending a seven-month political stalemate.
Tensions inside the future Czech ruling coalition flared days before taking power as the premier and the billionaire set to become his finance minister quarreled over ministry posts.
Norway’s Christian Democrats, whose support the minority government needs to pass a budget, said it’s time to place more limits on oil-wealth spending and protect the economy from overheating.