Romania’s coalition government shattered after 14 months in power as the Liberal Party withdrew and forced Socialist Prime Minister Victor Ponta to shore up a ruling majority to back a new cabinet by March 4.
Parties skeptical toward the European Union may benefit from today’s German court ruling that a threshold of 3 percent for the European Parliament election is unconstitutional, lawmakers and pollsters said.
Airbus Group NV Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders said he’s frustrated by Turkey’s failure to accept delivery of the third production A400M airlifter, even though two planes are flying successfully with French forces.
Sitting in his freshly painted living room as his son plays nearby, Joao Pedro de Souza recounts a peak moment in his life. Last year his family left a shanty in the vast slums of Sao Paulo and moved into this new two-bedroom apartment, with a full kitchen and bathroom.
The German government will nominate Claudia Buch as vice president of the Bundesbank, succeeding Sabine Lautenschlaeger as the only woman on the central bank’s board, said two people familiar with the coalition’s decision.
Portugal should seek a precautionary credit line from the European Union to help ensure successful access to debt markets after its bailout program ends in May, former Finance Minister Fernando Teixeira dos Santos said.
Sweden’s government proposed increasing taxes on pension saving and motor vehicles amid the widest deficits in 18 years as it seeks revenue for spending to win back voters ahead of elections in September.