EXPLAINED: Why is Norway such a wealthy nation? 
Norway

EXPLAINED: Why is Norway such a wealthy nation? 

Norway is widely considered to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but why is the country so rich and where does the prosperity come from? 

Pension reform, investment, new jobs – Macron unveils France’s post-Covid recovery plan
France

Pension reform, investment, new jobs – Macron unveils France’s post-Covid recovery plan

French economy grows with surge in business activity as country reopens
France

French economy grows with surge in business activity as country reopens

Macron to restart discussions over France’s controversial pension reforms
France

Macron to restart discussions over France’s controversial pension reforms

‘We can hit 45 million’: Spain sticks by tourism target despite UK travel restrictions
Spain

‘We can hit 45 million’: Spain sticks by tourism target despite UK travel restrictions

‘How we used a government bonus to buy an electric car in Italy’
Italy

‘How we used a government bonus to buy an electric car in Italy’

Sweden’s central interest rate to remain at zero for another three years
Sweden

Sweden’s central interest rate to remain at zero for another three years

EXPLAINED: Why you won’t find many discounts on books in France
France

EXPLAINED: Why you won’t find many discounts on books in France

Italy ends ban on laying off employees during Covid-19 crisis
Italy

Italy ends ban on laying off employees during Covid-19 crisis

‘It will be a difficult summer’: Six weeks after reopening, Paris shopkeepers face delayed sales and a lack of tourists
France

‘It will be a difficult summer’: Six weeks after reopening, Paris shopkeepers face delayed sales and a lack of tourists

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU
France

France no longer has the highest taxes in the EU

Italy to scrap ‘cashback’ scheme on card payments from June 30th
Italy

Italy to scrap ‘cashback’ scheme on card payments from June 30th

EXPLAINED: Why has ‘green’ Denmark just agreed nine motorway projects?
Denmark

EXPLAINED: Why has ‘green’ Denmark just agreed nine motorway projects?

What impact will Swedish political crisis have on the economy and the krona?
Sweden

What impact will Swedish political crisis have on the economy and the krona?

French business climate at 14-year peak, says national statistics agency
France

French business climate at 14-year peak, says national statistics agency

Germany ‘desperately searching’ for skilled workers to plug shortage
Germany

Germany ‘desperately searching’ for skilled workers to plug shortage

France in line for €40 billion handout from EU’s €750 billion Covid recovery fund
France

France in line for €40 billion handout from EU’s €750 billion Covid recovery fund

Explained: Why is Denmark starting to apply the brakes to its economy?
Denmark

Explained: Why is Denmark starting to apply the brakes to its economy?

RANKED: Where are workers’ salaries highest and lowest in Spain?
Spain

RANKED: Where are workers’ salaries highest and lowest in Spain?

Italian regions delay summer sales period in order to help shop owners
Italy

Italian regions delay summer sales period in order to help shop owners

‘A million more unemployed’: Fears as Italy’s Covid freeze on layoffs set to end
Italy

‘A million more unemployed’: Fears as Italy’s Covid freeze on layoffs set to end

Italy investigates Booking.com over alleged €150m tax evasion
Italy

Italy investigates Booking.com over alleged €150m tax evasion

‘Beginning of a new life’ – How France greeted the reopening gyms, pools and indoor dining
France

‘Beginning of a new life’ – How France greeted the reopening gyms, pools and indoor dining

Reader question: Do I have to go back to the office as France reopens?
France

Reader question: Do I have to go back to the office as France reopens?

‘Last threshold to get back to normality’ – French cafés and restaurants prepare to fully reopen
France

‘Last threshold to get back to normality’ – French cafés and restaurants prepare to fully reopen

France named most attractive country in Europe for foreign investment
France

France named most attractive country in Europe for foreign investment

Paris’ extended café terraces can become permanent, city hall rules
France

Paris’ extended café terraces can become permanent, city hall rules

Where in France can you get away from the crowds this summer?
France

Where in France can you get away from the crowds this summer?

Spain’s flagship department store El Corte Inglés posts record losses
Spain

Spain’s flagship department store El Corte Inglés posts record losses

Italy’s economic prospects improve as virus numbers fall further
Italy

Italy’s economic prospects improve as virus numbers fall further

Financial help: Italy plans new ‘universal single allowance’ for families from July
Italy

Financial help: Italy plans new ‘universal single allowance’ for families from July

Italy postpones plastic tax again due to Covid-19 pandemic
Italy

Italy postpones plastic tax again due to Covid-19 pandemic

EXPLAINED: How Spain plans to raise its minimum wage by as much as €250
Spain

EXPLAINED: How Spain plans to raise its minimum wage by as much as €250

ANALYSIS: How will the loss of British tourists affect France’s economy this summer?
France

ANALYSIS: How will the loss of British tourists affect France’s economy this summer?

‘Italy is strong’: Economy does better than expected amid growing optimism
Italy

‘Italy is strong’: Economy does better than expected amid growing optimism

Swiss economy shrinks as Covid curbs spending
Switzerland

Swiss economy shrinks as Covid curbs spending

Italy’s bars and restaurants reopen for indoor service on Tuesday
Italy

Italy’s bars and restaurants reopen for indoor service on Tuesday

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions
France

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions

Recovery fund: Italy faces ‘formidable’ post-Covid challenge, says central bank
Italy

Recovery fund: Italy faces ‘formidable’ post-Covid challenge, says central bank

France delays its summer sales period in order to help shop owners
France

France delays its summer sales period in order to help shop owners

Covid crisis costs Germany almost 300 billion euros
Germany

Covid crisis costs Germany almost 300 billion euros

Could the pandemic reverse the ‘brain drain’ in southern Italy?
Italy

Could the pandemic reverse the ‘brain drain’ in southern Italy?

Télétravail: What are the rules as French workers return to the office?
France

Télétravail: What are the rules as French workers return to the office?

France proposes banning free delivery of online shopping due to environmental impact
France

France proposes banning free delivery of online shopping due to environmental impact

SURVEY: Foreign residents rank Italy one of ‘worst countries in world’ for finances and working abroad
Italy

SURVEY: Foreign residents rank Italy one of ‘worst countries in world’ for finances and working abroad

Denmark to end general coronavirus compensation for businesses
Denmark

Denmark to end general coronavirus compensation for businesses

Electric scooters and takeaways: What people in Italy are spending and saving on this year
Italy

Electric scooters and takeaways: What people in Italy are spending and saving on this year

‘Universal single allowance’: Italy plans more help for families as birth rate plunges
Italy

‘Universal single allowance’: Italy plans more help for families as birth rate plunges

Eurostar secures €290m rescue package to save it from bankruptcy
France

Eurostar secures €290m rescue package to save it from bankruptcy

‘Fully booked for a month’ – France’s bars and cafés prepare to reopen after six months of closure
France

‘Fully booked for a month’ – France’s bars and cafés prepare to reopen after six months of closure

Danish economy hit hard by second lockdown but optimism remains
Denmark

Danish economy hit hard by second lockdown but optimism remains

Disneyland Paris announces reopening date in June
France

Disneyland Paris announces reopening date in June

’50 shades of holidays’: How France hopes to lure back tourists this summer
France

’50 shades of holidays’: How France hopes to lure back tourists this summer

‘An attack on tradition’: Italian bar owners protest rule against drinking coffee at the counter
Italy

‘An attack on tradition’: Italian bar owners protest rule against drinking coffee at the counter

Italy’s €500 ‘holiday bonus’ is set to return for summer 2021
Italy

Italy’s €500 ‘holiday bonus’ is set to return for summer 2021

Italy approves post-Covid economic recovery plan
Italy

Italy approves post-Covid economic recovery plan

Unemployment in France falls slightly despite the lockdown
France

Unemployment in France falls slightly despite the lockdown

‘Reasons to be optimistic’: Will Germany’s vaccine roll-out jumpstart its economy again?
Germany

‘Reasons to be optimistic’: Will Germany’s vaccine roll-out jumpstart its economy again?

Expanded café terraces to return to Paris this summer
France

Expanded café terraces to return to Paris this summer

Fast trains and extended building bonus: How Italy’s EU recovery plan could affect you
Italy

Fast trains and extended building bonus: How Italy’s EU recovery plan could affect you

Community cooperatives: the small Italian towns taking charge of their own future
Italy

Community cooperatives: the small Italian towns taking charge of their own future

Germany economy to return to pre-pandemic levels ‘by 2022 at the latest’
Germany

Germany economy to return to pre-pandemic levels ‘by 2022 at the latest’

Today in Austria: A round-up of the latest news on Friday 
Austria

Today in Austria: A round-up of the latest news on Friday 

Italy to spend 40 billion more to help virus-hit economy
Italy

Italy to spend 40 billion more to help virus-hit economy

EXPLAINED: What Sweden’s 2021 spring budget means for you
Sweden

EXPLAINED: What Sweden’s 2021 spring budget means for you

Sweden’s spring budget: 45 billion kronor cash boost for healthcare, jobs and more

Sweden’s spring budget: 45 billion kronor cash boost for healthcare, jobs and more

Today in Austria: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday
Austria

Today in Austria: A round-up of the latest news on Thursday

‘Third of French wine production lost’ due to cold snap
France

‘Third of French wine production lost’ due to cold snap

The vocab you need to understand French taxes
France

The vocab you need to understand French taxes

Covid will cost France half a trillion euros in state aid and lost revenues, says government
France

Covid will cost France half a trillion euros in state aid and lost revenues, says government

Covid-19: Protesters clash with Italian police over business closures
Italy

Covid-19: Protesters clash with Italian police over business closures

Here are the latest economic forecasts from the Swedish government
Sweden

Here are the latest economic forecasts from the Swedish government

A homage to 10 classic Spanish bars and restaurants that have closed down due to the pandemic
Spain

A homage to 10 classic Spanish bars and restaurants that have closed down due to the pandemic

ANALYSIS: What’s in store for your Swedish money and spending power in 2021?
Sweden

ANALYSIS: What’s in store for your Swedish money and spending power in 2021?

Spain trims GDP forecast for 2021 as Covid restrictions and record snownall hit economy
Spain

Spain trims GDP forecast for 2021 as Covid restrictions and record snownall hit economy

Why Switzerland continues to attract foreign companies despite the coronavirus pandemic
Switzerland

Why Switzerland continues to attract foreign companies despite the coronavirus pandemic

Italy loses almost one million jobs in a year to the coronavirus crisis
Italy

Italy loses almost one million jobs in a year to the coronavirus crisis

EU authorises €4 billion bailout of Air France, despite Ryanair’s objections
France

EU authorises €4 billion bailout of Air France, despite Ryanair’s objections

France’s Finance Minister says national debt will rise as Covid-19 destroys rebound hopes
France

France’s Finance Minister says national debt will rise as Covid-19 destroys rebound hopes

France takes aim at Germany and other EU states for not ratifying Covid fund

France takes aim at Germany and other EU states for not ratifying Covid fund

Danish business organisation calls for tax breaks on leisure
Denmark

Danish business organisation calls for tax breaks on leisure

‘We are gifting our tourists abroad’: Italian hoteliers angry at rules allowing residents to holiday outside Italy
Italy

‘We are gifting our tourists abroad’: Italian hoteliers angry at rules allowing residents to holiday outside Italy

Denmark’s state wealth expands despite pandemic
Denmark

Denmark’s state wealth expands despite pandemic

Italy’s economy suffers as tourist gems become ‘dead cities’
Italy

Italy’s economy suffers as tourist gems become ‘dead cities’

Spain’s GDP fell slightly less than expected in 2020
Spain

Spain’s GDP fell slightly less than expected in 2020

Germany approves €750 billion EU coronavirus recovery fund
Germany

Germany approves €750 billion EU coronavirus recovery fund

German cabinet agrees record levels of new debt for 2021
Germany

German cabinet agrees record levels of new debt for 2021

Not as good as forecast: Bank of Spain cuts 2021 economic outlook
Spain

Not as good as forecast: Bank of Spain cuts 2021 economic outlook

Debt-averse Germany to take on new borrowings to soften pandemic blow
Germany

Debt-averse Germany to take on new borrowings to soften pandemic blow

Why a haircut could cost more when Denmark’s salons reopen
Denmark

Why a haircut could cost more when Denmark’s salons reopen

Danish central bank expects coronavirus lockdown to slow economy
Denmark

Danish central bank expects coronavirus lockdown to slow economy

‘New model’: How Florence and Venice plan to rebuild tourism after the coronavirus crisis
Italy

‘New model’: How Florence and Venice plan to rebuild tourism after the coronavirus crisis

Why Covid vaccines could send fuel prices soaring in France
France

Why Covid vaccines could send fuel prices soaring in France

Is Italy’s crisis-hit economy set to improve in the coming months?
Italy

Is Italy’s crisis-hit economy set to improve in the coming months?

How gender inequality remains high in French workplaces

How gender inequality remains high in French workplaces

How Milan’s ‘new poor’ are struggling to afford food amid the pandemic
Italy

How Milan’s ‘new poor’ are struggling to afford food amid the pandemic

‘The recession is behind us’ – French economy predicted to rebound after Covid slump
France

‘The recession is behind us’ – French economy predicted to rebound after Covid slump

‘Left behind’: Why are so many women unemployed in Italy – and what’s being done about it?
Italy

‘Left behind’: Why are so many women unemployed in Italy – and what’s being done about it?

Poverty rises to 15-year high in Italy amid coronavirus crisis
Italy

Poverty rises to 15-year high in Italy amid coronavirus crisis

‘Second best year in a decade’ – France remains popular to foreign investors despite Covid
France

‘Second best year in a decade’ – France remains popular to foreign investors despite Covid

What you need to know about Switzerland’s ‘palm oil’ referendum
Switzerland

What you need to know about Switzerland’s ‘palm oil’ referendum

Is Austria relaxing coronavirus measures too quickly? 
Austria

Is Austria relaxing coronavirus measures too quickly? 

Why Spain’s luxury ham makers are feeling the pandemic’s pinch
Spain

Why Spain’s luxury ham makers are feeling the pandemic’s pinch

Unemployment in Spain hits four million for first time since 2016
Spain

Unemployment in Spain hits four million for first time since 2016

Why Switzerland’s economy is on the up despite the coronavirus pandemic
Switzerland

Why Switzerland’s economy is on the up despite the coronavirus pandemic

Denmark’s economy hardest-hit since global economic crisis but worst may be over
Denmark

Denmark’s economy hardest-hit since global economic crisis but worst may be over

Spain’s PM eyes €11 billion aid package for struggling companies and self-employed
Spain

Spain’s PM eyes €11 billion aid package for struggling companies and self-employed

Spain’s AENA, world’s biggest airport operator, flies into the red
Spain

Spain’s AENA, world’s biggest airport operator, flies into the red

Head of Germany’s ‘wise men’ council warns against quick end to lockdown
Germany

Head of Germany’s ‘wise men’ council warns against quick end to lockdown

Why the Swiss are so spooked by using debt to prop up economy
Switzerland

Why the Swiss are so spooked by using debt to prop up economy

Italy’s ‘baby bonuses’: What payments are available and how do you claim?
Italy

Italy’s ‘baby bonuses’: What payments are available and how do you claim?

‘Everything has stopped because of Covid’ – the social tsunami hitting Paris’ suburbs
France

‘Everything has stopped because of Covid’ – the social tsunami hitting Paris’ suburbs

Austria: Bankruptcies fall despite coronavirus pandemic
Austria

Austria: Bankruptcies fall despite coronavirus pandemic

Denmark’s economy ‘worst hit’ in Nordic countries by coronavirus
Denmark

Denmark’s economy ‘worst hit’ in Nordic countries by coronavirus

‘A lifeline for small towns’ – France keeps building cinemas despite Covid
France

‘A lifeline for small towns’ – France keeps building cinemas despite Covid

Reader question: Is it illegal for my boss to contact me out-of-hours in France?
France

Reader question: Is it illegal for my boss to contact me out-of-hours in France?

France extends €900 help scheme for workers on short-term contracts
France

France extends €900 help scheme for workers on short-term contracts

Norway’s budget balancing act will be harder to follow in decades ahead, warns report
Norway

Norway’s budget balancing act will be harder to follow in decades ahead, warns report

Norway economy shrinks 2.5 percent in 2020 despite pandemic
Norway

Norway economy shrinks 2.5 percent in 2020 despite pandemic

French business leaders warn of severe hardship as nearly one in four self-employed people are still waiting for December grants
France

French business leaders warn of severe hardship as nearly one in four self-employed people are still waiting for December grants

How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted Austria’s job market?
Austria

How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted Austria’s job market?

Pandemic lockdown sees Spanish factories post worst slump since 2009
Spain

Pandemic lockdown sees Spanish factories post worst slump since 2009

Austria’s economy sees biggest slump in European Union
Austria

Austria’s economy sees biggest slump in European Union

Italy reports one of Europe’s worst economic slumps in 2020
Italy

Italy reports one of Europe’s worst economic slumps in 2020

French government confirms ski lifts to stay closed but says holidays ‘possible’
France

French government confirms ski lifts to stay closed but says holidays ‘possible’

What will happen to Austria’s property market in 2021?
Austria

What will happen to Austria’s property market in 2021?

Spain’s economy shrinks by 11 percent in coronavirus crisis
Spain

Spain’s economy shrinks by 11 percent in coronavirus crisis

Where in Spain have the most jobs been lost in the coronavirus?
Spain

Where in Spain have the most jobs been lost in the coronavirus?

Germany makes new prediction for jobs and economy in 2021
Germany

Germany makes new prediction for jobs and economy in 2021

Permits and visas: What are the post-Brexit rules for Brits wanting to work in France?
France

Permits and visas: What are the post-Brexit rules for Brits wanting to work in France?

Marks & Spencer shortages in Paris ‘just the beginning’ of Brexit, says French trade minister
France

Marks & Spencer shortages in Paris ‘just the beginning’ of Brexit, says French trade minister

Row breaks out over call to ease Germany’s ‘debt brake’ for years
Germany

Row breaks out over call to ease Germany’s ‘debt brake’ for years

‘Whole season a write-off’ – What next for France’s ski resorts?
France

‘Whole season a write-off’ – What next for France’s ski resorts?

ERTE: Spain extends furlough scheme until May
Spain

ERTE: Spain extends furlough scheme until May

Brexit sent 2,500 jobs and €170 billion assets to France, says French bank chief
France

Brexit sent 2,500 jobs and €170 billion assets to France, says French bank chief

How to earn cashback from the government for shopping in Italy
Italy

How to earn cashback from the government for shopping in Italy

Why there’s hope for Germany’s economy following dismal year
Germany

Why there’s hope for Germany’s economy following dismal year

How Trump’s tariffs on cognac hit a French success story
France

How Trump’s tariffs on cognac hit a French success story

What will happen to Italy’s property market in 2021?
Italy

What will happen to Italy’s property market in 2021?

Are Berlin’s bitcoin investors blinded by their enthusiasm?
Germany

Are Berlin’s bitcoin investors blinded by their enthusiasm?

Paris restaurant occupied by ‘anti-gentrification’ squatters wins legal battle
France

Paris restaurant occupied by ‘anti-gentrification’ squatters wins legal battle

French wine exporters hit by new 25% tariff from USA
France

French wine exporters hit by new 25% tariff from USA

Jewish restaurant in France files racism complaint against Deliveroo after couriers refused orders
France

Jewish restaurant in France files racism complaint against Deliveroo after couriers refused orders

Switzerland’s economy forecast to recover ‘from summer onwards’
Switzerland

Switzerland’s economy forecast to recover ‘from summer onwards’

How Italy plans to spend its €222 billion coronavirus recovery fund
Italy

How Italy plans to spend its €222 billion coronavirus recovery fund

French finance minister warns of job losses and bankruptcies in 2021
France

French finance minister warns of job losses and bankruptcies in 2021

Six reasons to visit Calais (apart from duty-free shopping)
France

Six reasons to visit Calais (apart from duty-free shopping)

Ski resorts in France to remain closed due to ‘steep rise in Covid-19 cases’
France

Ski resorts in France to remain closed due to ‘steep rise in Covid-19 cases’

Five reasons why 2020 was a good year for French start-up businesses
France

Five reasons why 2020 was a good year for French start-up businesses

French ski resorts to learn whether they can reopen
France

French ski resorts to learn whether they can reopen

Germany records small dip in unemployment at end of year
Germany

Germany records small dip in unemployment at end of year

When do the 2021 January sales start in each Italian region?
Italy

When do the 2021 January sales start in each Italian region?

How you could win €1,500 just for making electronic payments in Italy
Italy

How you could win €1,500 just for making electronic payments in Italy

Germany’s Lufthansa avoids pilot layoffs amid struggle to stay afloat
Germany

Germany’s Lufthansa avoids pilot layoffs amid struggle to stay afloat

‘Too little, too late’: Spain’s plan to help struggling restaurants and bars slammed
Spain

‘Too little, too late’: Spain’s plan to help struggling restaurants and bars slammed

Floods and coronavirus leave legendary Venice cafe facing ruin
Italy

Floods and coronavirus leave legendary Venice cafe facing ruin

Bars, restaurants and cinemas might not reopen in January, says French economy minister
France

Bars, restaurants and cinemas might not reopen in January, says French economy minister

Italy launches ‘Christmas cashback’ scheme in push for digital payments
Italy

Italy launches ‘Christmas cashback’ scheme in push for digital payments

How you could win up to €5 million in Italy’s ‘receipt lottery’
Italy

How you could win up to €5 million in Italy’s ‘receipt lottery’

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy
Italy

Here’s how you can earn cashback on your Christmas shopping in Italy

Paris to Berlin in four hours: The plan for Europe’s ultra-rapid train network

Paris to Berlin in four hours: The plan for Europe’s ultra-rapid train network

‘Tesla isn’t above law’: Gigafactory construction near Berlin halted amid environmental concerns
Germany

‘Tesla isn’t above law’: Gigafactory construction near Berlin halted amid environmental concerns

Paris versus the provinces: How France’s tourist industry has changed
France

Paris versus the provinces: How France’s tourist industry has changed

Germany says aid for coronavirus-hit firms ‘not endless’
Germany

Germany says aid for coronavirus-hit firms ‘not endless’

Spain to invest €600 million in artificial intelligence in plan to transform economy
Spain

Spain to invest €600 million in artificial intelligence in plan to transform economy

How to apply for Italy’s new €1,000 emergency bonus payment
Italy

How to apply for Italy’s new €1,000 emergency bonus payment

Are companies in Switzerland in good shape to survive impact of pandemic?
Switzerland

Are companies in Switzerland in good shape to survive impact of pandemic?

‘Design a fairer country’: How post-Covid reforms could help close Italy’s gender gap
Italy

‘Design a fairer country’: How post-Covid reforms could help close Italy’s gender gap

Italian government approves new Covid-19 financial aid package
Italy

Italian government approves new Covid-19 financial aid package

Switzerland’s economy and job market face gloomy outlook, new figures show
Switzerland

Switzerland’s economy and job market face gloomy outlook, new figures show

What will going shopping be like in France after lockdown rules eased
France

What will going shopping be like in France after lockdown rules eased

‘Huge economic damage’: Italian ski resorts fear closure until mid-January
Italy

‘Huge economic damage’: Italian ski resorts fear closure until mid-January

REVEALED: Where in France has the lowest cost of living?
France

REVEALED: Where in France has the lowest cost of living?

Spanish banks Sabadell and BBVA scrap merger plan
Spain

Spanish banks Sabadell and BBVA scrap merger plan

IN NUMBERS: The ‘worrying’ scale of poverty in France in 2020
France

IN NUMBERS: The ‘worrying’ scale of poverty in France in 2020

Italy’s low birth rate ‘plunging further due to coronavirus crisis’
Italy

Italy’s low birth rate ‘plunging further due to coronavirus crisis’

Tesla to build ‘world’s largest’ battery plant near Berlin
Germany

Tesla to build ‘world’s largest’ battery plant near Berlin

French government assembles taskforce on how to pay off Covid-19 debt mountain
France

French government assembles taskforce on how to pay off Covid-19 debt mountain

‘Help shape the future’: Tesla advertises over 300 jobs for new Gigafactory near Berlin
Germany

‘Help shape the future’: Tesla advertises over 300 jobs for new Gigafactory near Berlin

French politicians join calls to boycott Amazon this Christmas
France

French politicians join calls to boycott Amazon this Christmas

‘Buy locally this Christmas’: Italian shoppers urged to avoid Amazon
Italy

‘Buy locally this Christmas’: Italian shoppers urged to avoid Amazon

From bargain wines to bike-sharing – locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris
France

From bargain wines to bike-sharing – locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris

Paris back on top as world’s most expensive city to live in
France

Paris back on top as world’s most expensive city to live in

BBVA and Sabadell in merger talks to create Spain’s second-biggest domestic bank
Spain

BBVA and Sabadell in merger talks to create Spain’s second-biggest domestic bank

Switzerland tops rankings for ability to attract most talented workers
Switzerland

Switzerland tops rankings for ability to attract most talented workers

Why Spain is the only country in Europe where taxes are rising during the pandemic
Spain

Why Spain is the only country in Europe where taxes are rising during the pandemic

Coronavirus: How Austrian businesses can receive 80 percent of their revenue in November
Austria

Coronavirus: How Austrian businesses can receive 80 percent of their revenue in November

Coronavirus: Austria to give all hospitality workers 100 euros
Austria

Coronavirus: Austria to give all hospitality workers 100 euros

French economy projected to shrink by 9-10 percent in 2020
France

French economy projected to shrink by 9-10 percent in 2020

French economic recovery programme risks being overtaken by new lockdown
France

French economic recovery programme risks being overtaken by new lockdown

Germany extends support for pandemic-hit companies into mid-2021
Germany

Germany extends support for pandemic-hit companies into mid-2021

Brexit bank relocations to Germany expected to create 2,500 jobs
Germany

Brexit bank relocations to Germany expected to create 2,500 jobs

Flour, mozzarella, and hair dye: Here’s what Italians are buying under lockdown
Italy

Flour, mozzarella, and hair dye: Here’s what Italians are buying under lockdown

Why the tabac is essential to life in France – even if you don’t smoke
France

Why the tabac is essential to life in France – even if you don’t smoke

What does the future hold for Swiss-EU relations?
Switzerland

What does the future hold for Swiss-EU relations?

France unveils big-spending budget to tackle Covid-shock and pledges no new taxes
France

France unveils big-spending budget to tackle Covid-shock and pledges no new taxes

French government’s move to close bars and restaurants provokes war of words
France

French government’s move to close bars and restaurants provokes war of words

Germany to break balanced budget rule again in 2021
Germany

Germany to break balanced budget rule again in 2021

Are Parisians really fleeing to the countryside since lockdown?
France

Are Parisians really fleeing to the countryside since lockdown?

Sweden just raised taxes on alcohol – to fund its defence
Sweden

Sweden just raised taxes on alcohol – to fund its defence

EXPLAINED: What does Sweden’s budget mean for international residents?
Sweden

EXPLAINED: What does Sweden’s budget mean for international residents?

Primark set to open new store in Rome in October
Italy

Primark set to open new store in Rome in October

Swedish finance minister unveils ‘historic’ coronavirus budget bill
Sweden

Swedish finance minister unveils ‘historic’ coronavirus budget bill

Lockdown ‘a blessing in disguise’ for Italian wine label
Italy

Lockdown ‘a blessing in disguise’ for Italian wine label

How Italy plans to spend €209 billion of EU money
Italy

How Italy plans to spend €209 billion of EU money

Coronavirus: Net migration to Switzerland to fall to record lows
Switzerland

Coronavirus: Net migration to Switzerland to fall to record lows

Former President Maurer: ‘Switzerland can’t afford a second lockdown’
Switzerland

Former President Maurer: ‘Switzerland can’t afford a second lockdown’

France urges firms to make use of Covid-19 help schemes to avoid layoffs
France

France urges firms to make use of Covid-19 help schemes to avoid layoffs

France’s economy minister tests positive for Covid-19
France

France’s economy minister tests positive for Covid-19

La rentrée 2020: The big challenges facing Macron and the French government
France

La rentrée 2020: The big challenges facing Macron and the French government

French government delays launch of €100bn recovery plan
France

French government delays launch of €100bn recovery plan

German economy should recover from coronavirus pandemic ‘by end of next year or 2022’
Germany

German economy should recover from coronavirus pandemic ‘by end of next year or 2022’

‘Highest unemployment in decades’: How coronavirus hit the Swiss job market
Switzerland

‘Highest unemployment in decades’: How coronavirus hit the Swiss job market

Maersk in profit despite coronavirus crisis, but other Danish sectors struggle
Denmark

Maersk in profit despite coronavirus crisis, but other Danish sectors struggle

France’s trade minister invites foreign workers to come and help ‘relaunch economy’
France

France’s trade minister invites foreign workers to come and help ‘relaunch economy’

France makes masks mandatory in workplaces from September
France

France makes masks mandatory in workplaces from September

Why some French resorts are busier than ever, despite travel bans and quarantines
France

Why some French resorts are busier than ever, despite travel bans and quarantines

What does Denmark’s GDP drop tell us about jobs and the economy?
Denmark

What does Denmark’s GDP drop tell us about jobs and the economy?

Denmark’s economy suffers ‘historic’ GDP drop in second quarter
Denmark

Denmark’s economy suffers ‘historic’ GDP drop in second quarter

‘I think we have seen the worst’: Swedish economy expected to rebound in second half
Sweden

‘I think we have seen the worst’: Swedish economy expected to rebound in second half

German tourism giant TUI to receive €1.2 billion aid package
Germany

German tourism giant TUI to receive €1.2 billion aid package

Italy plans ‘housewife bonus’ to get more women into work
Italy

Italy plans ‘housewife bonus’ to get more women into work

Italian cabinet approves 25-billion-euro stimulus package
Italy

Italian cabinet approves 25-billion-euro stimulus package

What does Sweden’s GDP drop actually tell us about lockdown and the economy?
Sweden

What does Sweden’s GDP drop actually tell us about lockdown and the economy?

Largest downturn in 40 years: Swedish economy takes coronavirus hit
Sweden

Largest downturn in 40 years: Swedish economy takes coronavirus hit

Top French bank reports €1 billion losses due to pandemic
France

Top French bank reports €1 billion losses due to pandemic

Spain considers extending furlough scheme until year’s end
Spain

Spain considers extending furlough scheme until year’s end

France’s economy contracted by record 13.8 percent during lockown
France

France’s economy contracted by record 13.8 percent during lockown

Swiss food giant Nestle’s sales hit by coronavirus lockdown
Switzerland

Swiss food giant Nestle’s sales hit by coronavirus lockdown

What will be in Italy’s August emergency decree?
Italy

What will be in Italy’s August emergency decree?

Extra checks after 700 French businesses suspected of abusing coronavirus furlough schemes
France

Extra checks after 700 French businesses suspected of abusing coronavirus furlough schemes

France reveals first measures to combat climate change
France

France reveals first measures to combat climate change

Paris cinema that stayed open during the war closes due to coronavirus
France

Paris cinema that stayed open during the war closes due to coronavirus

‘Sweden best of a bad bunch’: Nordic economies to weather corona crisis better than rest of Europe

‘Sweden best of a bad bunch’: Nordic economies to weather corona crisis better than rest of Europe

Swiss pharmaceutical sales slip despite coronavirus testing blitz
Switzerland

Swiss pharmaceutical sales slip despite coronavirus testing blitz

40,000 and counting: How many of Spain’s bars and restaurants will be lost?
Spain

40,000 and counting: How many of Spain’s bars and restaurants will be lost?

Coronavirus-hit Swiss watch exports continue to plunge
Switzerland

Coronavirus-hit Swiss watch exports continue to plunge

‘Historic day’: How the EU agreed its €750 billion rescue plan to save shattered economies

‘Historic day’: How the EU agreed its €750 billion rescue plan to save shattered economies

Germany’s Lufthansa needs ‘four to six’ more weeks to process flight refunds
Germany

Germany’s Lufthansa needs ‘four to six’ more weeks to process flight refunds

‘Everyone wants to be outside’ – How Paris cafés are coping with new health rules
France

‘Everyone wants to be outside’ – How Paris cafés are coping with new health rules

How to choose the right mobile phone plan in Switzerland
Switzerland

How to choose the right mobile phone plan in Switzerland

Swiss arms exports double in 2020
Switzerland

Swiss arms exports double in 2020

Italy’s birth rate drops again – except in one province
Italy

Italy’s birth rate drops again – except in one province

Coronavirus: Germany’s economics minister calls for harsher penalties for disregarding rules
Germany

Coronavirus: Germany’s economics minister calls for harsher penalties for disregarding rules

Switzerland: Worldwide Swatch sales nearly halved due to coronavirus
Switzerland

Switzerland: Worldwide Swatch sales nearly halved due to coronavirus

IN PICTURES: French nightclub workers stage protest over closures
France

IN PICTURES: French nightclub workers stage protest over closures

France uncovers ‘massive fraud’ of coronavirus wage payouts
France

France uncovers ‘massive fraud’ of coronavirus wage payouts

Can France bounce back from Covid-19 crisis quicker than expected?
France

Can France bounce back from Covid-19 crisis quicker than expected?

Who belongs to the top 10 percent of earners in Germany?
Germany

Who belongs to the top 10 percent of earners in Germany?

Spain extends measures to protect tenants and homeowners
Spain

Spain extends measures to protect tenants and homeowners

Lyon gastronomy complex gulped up by coronavirus crisis
France

Lyon gastronomy complex gulped up by coronavirus crisis

Tourism in Spain to be hit hard as economy set for deep recession
Spain

Tourism in Spain to be hit hard as economy set for deep recession

Italy’s GDP forecast to fall by more than any other country in the EU this year
Italy

Italy’s GDP forecast to fall by more than any other country in the EU this year

Merkel ‘can’t imagine’ €750 billion EU recovery package delay
Germany

Merkel ‘can’t imagine’ €750 billion EU recovery package delay

Why finding a bargain Italian property could be harder than you think
Italy

Why finding a bargain Italian property could be harder than you think

Switzerland extends coronavirus help for freelancers and self-employed
Switzerland

Switzerland extends coronavirus help for freelancers and self-employed

How immigration in Switzerland benefits the country
Switzerland

How immigration in Switzerland benefits the country

EU approves huge bailout of German giant Lufthansa
Germany

EU approves huge bailout of German giant Lufthansa

IN NUMBERS: How important are American tourists to France?
France

IN NUMBERS: How important are American tourists to France?

IN NUMBERS: How important are American tourists to Italy?
Italy

IN NUMBERS: How important are American tourists to Italy?

Disneyland Paris to begin ‘phased reopening’ in July
France

Disneyland Paris to begin ‘phased reopening’ in July

Fiat promises no job cuts in return for state aid: report
Italy

Fiat promises no job cuts in return for state aid: report

Worst of crisis now behind us, says Germany’s chief banker
Germany

Worst of crisis now behind us, says Germany’s chief banker

Direct link from Sicily to Brussels on proposed European ultra-rapid train network
Italy

Direct link from Sicily to Brussels on proposed European ultra-rapid train network

How the coronavirus crisis will hit Switzerland’s economy in 2020
Switzerland

How the coronavirus crisis will hit Switzerland’s economy in 2020

Sweden reports first signs of economic recovery after coronavirus crash
Sweden

Sweden reports first signs of economic recovery after coronavirus crash

Italy’s tourism industry braces for ‘worst revenue slump in over 20 years’
Italy

Italy’s tourism industry braces for ‘worst revenue slump in over 20 years’

Merkel and Germany’s state leaders to draw up plan on next phase of coronavirus crisis
Germany

Merkel and Germany’s state leaders to draw up plan on next phase of coronavirus crisis

Italian businessman to launch new ‘pro-European’ newspaper amid financial crisis
Italy

Italian businessman to launch new ‘pro-European’ newspaper amid financial crisis

Coronavirus bailout is ‘an opportunity to design a better Italy’, says PM Giuseppe Conte
Italy

Coronavirus bailout is ‘an opportunity to design a better Italy’, says PM Giuseppe Conte

Germany to borrow €218.5 billion to fund coronavirus stimulus
Germany

Germany to borrow €218.5 billion to fund coronavirus stimulus

Spain announces €3.75 billion boost for car industry
Spain

Spain announces €3.75 billion boost for car industry

As Paris cafés reopen, owners ask ‘will the customers come back?’
France

As Paris cafés reopen, owners ask ‘will the customers come back?’

Why now is a good time to buy a car in Switzerland
Switzerland

Why now is a good time to buy a car in Switzerland

What are the best paying jobs in France?
France

What are the best paying jobs in France?

Airlines announce increase in flights between France and USA
France

Airlines announce increase in flights between France and USA

What can we expect from Macron’s announcement to France on Sunday?
France

What can we expect from Macron’s announcement to France on Sunday?

Plea to buy ‘made in France’ face masks as country faces a surplus
France

Plea to buy ‘made in France’ face masks as country faces a surplus

Economy not a consideration in Sweden’s coronavirus measures: Finance Minister
Sweden

Economy not a consideration in Sweden’s coronavirus measures: Finance Minister

French government creates €15 billion bailout for aviation industry
France

French government creates €15 billion bailout for aviation industry

France to lose ‘one million jobs’ due to coronavirus crisis
France

France to lose ‘one million jobs’ due to coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: Sweden’s economy plunging despite refusal to lockdown
Sweden

Coronavirus: Sweden’s economy plunging despite refusal to lockdown

French winemakers to turn unsold wine into hand sanitiser
France

French winemakers to turn unsold wine into hand sanitiser

Germany agrees €130 billion package to kick-start economy hit by coronavirus pandemic
Germany

Germany agrees €130 billion package to kick-start economy hit by coronavirus pandemic

French restaurant owner takes on insurance giant over lack of coronavirus payouts
France

French restaurant owner takes on insurance giant over lack of coronavirus payouts

French workers to get €38 restaurant vouchers
France

French workers to get €38 restaurant vouchers

UPDATE: Coronavirus-hit Swiss economy shrinks 2.6 percent in first quarter
Switzerland

UPDATE: Coronavirus-hit Swiss economy shrinks 2.6 percent in first quarter

‘Not catastrophic’ – France’s summer sales enter final day
France

‘Not catastrophic’ – France’s summer sales enter final day

IN PICTURES: Paris café terraces reopen after lockdown
France

IN PICTURES: Paris café terraces reopen after lockdown

Coronavirus crisis in Italy ‘is not over’, president warns
Italy

Coronavirus crisis in Italy ‘is not over’, president warns

Italy faces worst recession since WWII due to coronavirus
Italy

Italy faces worst recession since WWII due to coronavirus

France overtakes UK and Germany to claim foreign investment crown
France

France overtakes UK and Germany to claim foreign investment crown

French told ‘go out and start spending’ to relaunch the economy
France

French told ‘go out and start spending’ to relaunch the economy

Protests as Nissan announce Barcelona factory closure with loss of 3,000 jobs
Spain

Protests as Nissan announce Barcelona factory closure with loss of 3,000 jobs

Macron unveils €8 billion rescue package for French car industry
France

Macron unveils €8 billion rescue package for French car industry

‘Half a million jobs’ expected to be lost in Italy to the coronavirus crisis
Italy

‘Half a million jobs’ expected to be lost in Italy to the coronavirus crisis

Merkel wins surprise backing from Germany over EU aid U-turn
Germany

Merkel wins surprise backing from Germany over EU aid U-turn

Coronavirus: Germany to give stricken small firms up to €50,000 a month
Germany

Coronavirus: Germany to give stricken small firms up to €50,000 a month

Lufthansa and German government agree on ‘€9 billion rescue deal’
Germany

Lufthansa and German government agree on ‘€9 billion rescue deal’

What can we expect from French PM’s speech on next phase of lockdown?
France

What can we expect from French PM’s speech on next phase of lockdown?

What will happen to property prices in Sweden this year?
Sweden

What will happen to property prices in Sweden this year?

France: Renault ‘fighting for survival’ due to coronavirus crisis
France

France: Renault ‘fighting for survival’ due to coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus: Spain announces €3-billion universal basic income scheme
Spain

Coronavirus: Spain announces €3-billion universal basic income scheme

Spain to reopen to foreign tourists from July
Spain

Spain to reopen to foreign tourists from July

Coronavirus: Protests and political tension grip lockdown Spain
Spain

Coronavirus: Protests and political tension grip lockdown Spain

Museums, hotels and bars to reopen in Madrid, Barcelona
Spain

Museums, hotels and bars to reopen in Madrid, Barcelona

Italy’s Neapolitan figurine makers protest lack of coronavirus aid
Italy

Italy’s Neapolitan figurine makers protest lack of coronavirus aid

Coronavirus: ‘Frugal’ Denmark, Sweden and Austria outline alternative EU recovery plan

Coronavirus: ‘Frugal’ Denmark, Sweden and Austria outline alternative EU recovery plan

Italy’s shops and restaurants struggle to reopen with new rules and few customers
Italy

Italy’s shops and restaurants struggle to reopen with new rules and few customers

OPINION: Why Italy’s famed Chianti area must now switch to more sustainable tourism
Italy

OPINION: Why Italy’s famed Chianti area must now switch to more sustainable tourism

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France

French restaurant guide to include lockdown response in 2021 listings

Merkel and Sarkozy: Hands off Central Bank
Germany

Merkel and Sarkozy: Hands off Central Bank

More businesses founded than failed in 2009
Germany

More businesses founded than failed in 2009

Merkel warns of bumpy economy in 2010
Germany

Merkel warns of bumpy economy in 2010

Opel workers reject GM job cut plans
Germany

Opel workers reject GM job cut plans

Businesses warned of second wave for financial crisis
Germany

Businesses warned of second wave for financial crisis

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit
Germany

ECB boss tells Germany to slash deficit

Economic experts blast tax cut plans
Germany

Economic experts blast tax cut plans

Politicians reject mooted unemployment insurance hike
Germany

Politicians reject mooted unemployment insurance hike

Economic outlook darkens for 2010
Germany

Economic outlook darkens for 2010

Unemployment insurance tipped to rise
Germany

Unemployment insurance tipped to rise

Germans lose faith in politics
Germany

Germans lose faith in politics

Domestic tourism flaccid and cheap: expert
Germany

Domestic tourism flaccid and cheap: expert

Business confidence up for ninth consecutive month
Germany

Business confidence up for ninth consecutive month

ECB signs off on new Frankfurt headquarters
Germany

ECB signs off on new Frankfurt headquarters

Schäuble foreshadows serious belt tightening
Germany

Schäuble foreshadows serious belt tightening

Germans back tax on bankers’ bonuses
Germany

Germans back tax on bankers’ bonuses

Schäuble defends record new debt in 2010 budget
Germany

Schäuble defends record new debt in 2010 budget

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line
Germany

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

German banks wary of fresh Iran sanctions
Germany

German banks wary of fresh Iran sanctions

Deutsche Bank’s Ackermann says banks to follow G20 on bonuses
Germany

Deutsche Bank’s Ackermann says banks to follow G20 on bonuses

Schäuble says German deficit to surge in 2010
Germany

Schäuble says German deficit to surge in 2010

Merkel calls taxing bankers’ bonuses a ‘charming’ idea
Germany

Merkel calls taxing bankers’ bonuses a ‘charming’ idea

Economies of eastern German states show more spark
Germany

Economies of eastern German states show more spark

Bundesbank sees economy rebounding in 2010
Germany

Bundesbank sees economy rebounding in 2010

Critics say Merkel’s tax cuts for hotels could stimulate sex trade
Germany

Critics say Merkel’s tax cuts for hotels could stimulate sex trade

Brüderle demands banks boost business lending
Germany

Brüderle demands banks boost business lending

Shorter working hours keep lid on joblessness
Germany

Shorter working hours keep lid on joblessness

CDU state premiers step up attack on Merkel’s tax cuts
Germany

CDU state premiers step up attack on Merkel’s tax cuts

Merkel warns banks over tight lending habits
Germany

Merkel warns banks over tight lending habits

Dubai crisis set to hit German industry
Germany

Dubai crisis set to hit German industry

States mutiny against Merkel’s tax cut bill
Germany

States mutiny against Merkel’s tax cut bill

Steel giant Thyssenkrupp to slash 20,000 jobs
Germany

Steel giant Thyssenkrupp to slash 20,000 jobs

Benefits for reduced working hours extended
Germany

Benefits for reduced working hours extended

Business confidence jumps as growth picks up
Germany

Business confidence jumps as growth picks up

Economists slam Merkel’s tax relief plans
Germany

Economists slam Merkel’s tax relief plans

New climate change goals to cost Germany €310 billion
Germany

New climate change goals to cost Germany €310 billion

Germans likely to play Grinch this Christmas
Germany

Germans likely to play Grinch this Christmas

Berlin guns for top ECB job amid EU wrangling
Germany

Berlin guns for top ECB job amid EU wrangling

Brüderle’s refusal to help Opel angers state premiers
Germany

Brüderle’s refusal to help Opel angers state premiers

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister
Germany

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister

Germany saved dying Opel: Merkel
Germany

Germany saved dying Opel: Merkel

Economy continues rebound from recession
Germany

Economy continues rebound from recession

Opel is not the world
Germany

Opel is not the world

Switzerland tops global tax haven ranking
Switzerland

Switzerland tops global tax haven ranking

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Switzerland

Swiss trade surplus rises 10.2% in October

Why Germany remains upbeat about economic rebound despite coronavirus fears
Germany

Why Germany remains upbeat about economic rebound despite coronavirus fears

Why Sweden’s lack of lockdown won’t be enough to spare the economy
Sweden

Why Sweden’s lack of lockdown won’t be enough to spare the economy

How coronavirus has pushed Germany into a recession
Germany

How coronavirus has pushed Germany into a recession

Italy’s ‘new poor’: The people left struggling to eat in the coronavirus crisis
Italy

Italy’s ‘new poor’: The people left struggling to eat in the coronavirus crisis

Italy speeds up reopening with cafes and restaurants allowed to open on May 18th
Italy

Italy speeds up reopening with cafes and restaurants allowed to open on May 18th

Italy delays tax on plastic due to coronavirus crisis
Italy

Italy delays tax on plastic due to coronavirus crisis

Italy insists €3bn cash injection for Alitalia is ‘not another rescue’
Italy

Italy insists €3bn cash injection for Alitalia is ‘not another rescue’

Italy considers reopening shops earlier following protests
Italy

Italy considers reopening shops earlier following protests

Could rebuilding Italy’s crumbling roads and bridges save the post-lockdown economy?
Italy

Could rebuilding Italy’s crumbling roads and bridges save the post-lockdown economy?

IN PICTURES: France prepares to lift its lockdown
France

IN PICTURES: France prepares to lift its lockdown

ANALYSIS: How Switzerland’s major parties disagree on how to revive economy?
Switzerland

ANALYSIS: How Switzerland’s major parties disagree on how to revive economy?

What are the rules on going back to work after May 11th in France?
France

What are the rules on going back to work after May 11th in France?

German jobless total spikes in April due to coronavirus
Germany

German jobless total spikes in April due to coronavirus

Spanish economy shrinks by fastest rate on record
Spain

Spanish economy shrinks by fastest rate on record

Why Italy’s best winemakers are being hit hardest by the coronavirus shutdown
Italy

Why Italy’s best winemakers are being hit hardest by the coronavirus shutdown

Germany braces for ‘worst recession’ in post-war history
Germany

Germany braces for ‘worst recession’ in post-war history

‘No significant risk’ of catching coronavirus from Euro notes
France

‘No significant risk’ of catching coronavirus from Euro notes

‘No significant risk’ of catching coronavirus from Euro banknotes
Germany

‘No significant risk’ of catching coronavirus from Euro banknotes

Spain’s jobless rate jumps to 14.4 percent amid coronavirus crisis
Spain

Spain’s jobless rate jumps to 14.4 percent amid coronavirus crisis

Swiss economists insist country must reopen more rapidly
Switzerland

Swiss economists insist country must reopen more rapidly

French gites, bars and restaurants: When can they reopen?
France

French gites, bars and restaurants: When can they reopen?

How much of France’s public transport will be running after May 11th?
France

How much of France’s public transport will be running after May 11th?

Have you applied for Italy’s emergency grants for freelancers and the self-employed?
Italy

Have you applied for Italy’s emergency grants for freelancers and the self-employed?

Travel restrictions around France could be lifted as Macron decides ‘no regional end to lockdown’
France

Travel restrictions around France could be lifted as Macron decides ‘no regional end to lockdown’

‘Spirit of solidarity’: Germany to ‘significantly’ raise EU budget contribution
Germany

‘Spirit of solidarity’: Germany to ‘significantly’ raise EU budget contribution

Workers and restaurants benefit from Germany’s new €10 billion coronavirus package
Germany

Workers and restaurants benefit from Germany’s new €10 billion coronavirus package

How to help your favourite French bistros survive the coronavirus crisis
France

How to help your favourite French bistros survive the coronavirus crisis

Italy urged to extend ‘cultural bonus’ payments to save bookshops
Italy

Italy urged to extend ‘cultural bonus’ payments to save bookshops

How coronavirus is hurting Spain’s farmers and fishermen
Spain

How coronavirus is hurting Spain’s farmers and fishermen

Why the coronavirus is hurting Italian farmers
Italy

Why the coronavirus is hurting Italian farmers

LATEST: The plan for life in France after lockdown
France

LATEST: The plan for life in France after lockdown

French PM says coronavirus outbreak ‘under control’ but warns ‘life won’t go back to normal after May 11th’
France

French PM says coronavirus outbreak ‘under control’ but warns ‘life won’t go back to normal after May 11th’

Swiss government criticised for not doing enough to revive economy
Switzerland

Swiss government criticised for not doing enough to revive economy

Chefs warn: Forty percent of France’s cafés and bistrots may not reopen after lockdown
France

Chefs warn: Forty percent of France’s cafés and bistrots may not reopen after lockdown

Lombardy region’s governor pushes for Italian businesses to reopen
Italy

Lombardy region’s governor pushes for Italian businesses to reopen

Coronavirus: German recession to last until mid 2020
Germany

Coronavirus: German recession to last until mid 2020

Three scenarios: How the coronavirus crisis could hit the Swedish economy
Sweden

Three scenarios: How the coronavirus crisis could hit the Swedish economy

Why many of Italy’s bookshops are staying shut despite rules being lifted
Italy

Why many of Italy’s bookshops are staying shut despite rules being lifted

How France will lift lockdown: The unanswered questions
France

How France will lift lockdown: The unanswered questions

This is France’s new €110 billion coronavirus emergency plan
France

This is France’s new €110 billion coronavirus emergency plan

ANALYSIS: How bad will the post-coronavirus economic shock be in France?
France

ANALYSIS: How bad will the post-coronavirus economic shock be in France?

Will Italy’s tourism businesses ever fully recover from the coronavirus shutdown?
Italy

Will Italy’s tourism businesses ever fully recover from the coronavirus shutdown?

German airline giant Lufthansa ‘losing €1 million per hour’
Germany

German airline giant Lufthansa ‘losing €1 million per hour’

ANALYSIS: Will Macron be able to reawaken the sleeping French economy after lockdown?
France

ANALYSIS: Will Macron be able to reawaken the sleeping French economy after lockdown?

Wanted: Foreigners and unemployed to work on Spain’s farms and boost agriculture during coronavirus crisis
Spain

Wanted: Foreigners and unemployed to work on Spain’s farms and boost agriculture during coronavirus crisis

ANALYSIS: How and when will Italy’s lockdown end?
Italy

ANALYSIS: How and when will Italy’s lockdown end?

Switzerland doubles emergency coronavirus loan fund for small businesses
Switzerland

Switzerland doubles emergency coronavirus loan fund for small businesses

Here’s what Italy’s new financial decree means for businesses
Italy

Here’s what Italy’s new financial decree means for businesses

Italy earmarks €400 billion to help businesses through coronavirus crisis
Italy

Italy earmarks €400 billion to help businesses through coronavirus crisis

Coronabonds: Germany urged to back joint EU debt to fight crisis
Germany

Coronabonds: Germany urged to back joint EU debt to fight crisis

German car sales plummet to lowest level in nearly three decades
Germany

German car sales plummet to lowest level in nearly three decades

Italian PM Conte demands more financial aid from Europe as shutdown continues
Italy

Italian PM Conte demands more financial aid from Europe as shutdown continues

‘A huge wave’: German state bank to give up to €100 billion in coronavirus loans
Germany

‘A huge wave’: German state bank to give up to €100 billion in coronavirus loans

Italian social security website crashes as ‘100 people per second’ apply for emergency payment
Italy

Italian social security website crashes as ‘100 people per second’ apply for emergency payment

Who can apply for coronavirus financial assistance in Switzerland?
Switzerland

Who can apply for coronavirus financial assistance in Switzerland?

Are the Nordic countries heading for an economic downturn?

Are the Nordic countries heading for an economic downturn?

Coronavirus: Fears in Italy shift to growing number who can’t afford to eat after shutdown
Italy

Coronavirus: Fears in Italy shift to growing number who can’t afford to eat after shutdown

Big rise in job losses expected in Sweden due to the coronavirus crisis
Sweden

Big rise in job losses expected in Sweden due to the coronavirus crisis

Germany gives green light to €1.1 trillion coronavirus aid package
Germany

Germany gives green light to €1.1 trillion coronavirus aid package

Coronavirus: The measures France has taken that impact workers
France

Coronavirus: The measures France has taken that impact workers

Coronavirus crisis: Will France allow homeowners to delay mortgage payments?
France

Coronavirus crisis: Will France allow homeowners to delay mortgage payments?

Buy from The Local’s readers – help each other through tough times
Germany

Buy from The Local’s readers – help each other through tough times

Buy from The Local’s readers – help each other through tough times
France

Buy from The Local’s readers – help each other through tough times

UPDATE: Halt on French local authority’s alcohol ban during lockdown
France

UPDATE: Halt on French local authority’s alcohol ban during lockdown

‘We have amazing customers’: Berlin startups get creative to ride out the corona crisis
Germany

‘We have amazing customers’: Berlin startups get creative to ride out the corona crisis

Germany agrees on economic package worth hundreds of billions in coronavirus fight
Germany

Germany agrees on economic package worth hundreds of billions in coronavirus fight

Swiss central bank expects ‘negative’ growth for 2020

Switzerland

Swiss central bank expects ‘negative’ growth for 2020


Coronavirus: The financial help available in Italy and how to claim it
Italy

Coronavirus: The financial help available in Italy and how to claim it

€200 billion bailout: Spain’s pledge to buffer economy (and freeze mortgages) during coronavirus crisis
Spain

€200 billion bailout: Spain’s pledge to buffer economy (and freeze mortgages) during coronavirus crisis

Italy announces plan to take over struggling Alitalia airline
Italy

Italy announces plan to take over struggling Alitalia airline

The 25-billion-euro plan to rescue Italy’s economy from coronavirus crisis
Italy

The 25-billion-euro plan to rescue Italy’s economy from coronavirus crisis

‘Exceptional crisis’: Lufthansa to slash long-haul flights by up to 90 percent
Germany

‘Exceptional crisis’: Lufthansa to slash long-haul flights by up to 90 percent

Coronavirus: How Germany plans to shield companies from bankruptcy
Germany

Coronavirus: How Germany plans to shield companies from bankruptcy

What does the coronavirus mean for the Swedish economy?
Sweden

What does the coronavirus mean for the Swedish economy?

Norway acts to protect economy from coronavirus impact
Norway

Norway acts to protect economy from coronavirus impact

Germany unleashes biggest post-war aid package against coronavirus
Germany

Germany unleashes biggest post-war aid package against coronavirus

Coronavirus: German industry fears ‘longest recession’ since reunification
Germany

Coronavirus: German industry fears ‘longest recession’ since reunification

Coronavirus: Italy’s tourism industry reports ‘worst crisis in recent history’ after outbreak
Italy

Coronavirus: Italy’s tourism industry reports ‘worst crisis in recent history’ after outbreak

‘Uncertainty over coronavirus’: New calls for economic stimulus in Germany
Germany

‘Uncertainty over coronavirus’: New calls for economic stimulus in Germany

How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting Italy’s economy
Italy

How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting Italy’s economy

How the minimum wage has ‘increased productivity’ in Germany
Germany

How the minimum wage has ‘increased productivity’ in Germany

US imports of French wine plummet as tariffs hit
France

US imports of French wine plummet as tariffs hit

Norway’s Equinor sets green goals but activists unimpressed
Norway

Norway’s Equinor sets green goals but activists unimpressed

Is coronavirus affecting the Swedish economy?
Sweden

Is coronavirus affecting the Swedish economy?

Three consequences of Sweden’s record-breaking mild winter
Sweden

Three consequences of Sweden’s record-breaking mild winter

EXPLAINED: Why does Switzerland want to keep the Swiss franc weak?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: Why does Switzerland want to keep the Swiss franc weak?

German shops chaff against ‘wasteful’ receipt law
Germany

German shops chaff against ‘wasteful’ receipt law

Sweden warns of sharper than expected economic slowdown
Sweden

Sweden warns of sharper than expected economic slowdown

Germany debates how to spend massive budget surplus
Germany

Germany debates how to spend massive budget surplus

Why the outlook for the Swiss economy in 2020 is positive
Switzerland

Why the outlook for the Swiss economy in 2020 is positive

Buy from The Local’s readers – help each other through tough times
Sweden

Buy from The Local’s readers – help each other through tough times

Here’s how much Italians are spending on Christmas
Italy

Here’s how much Italians are spending on Christmas

‘It’s going to be a difficult year’: What German economists predict for 2020
Germany

‘It’s going to be a difficult year’: What German economists predict for 2020

Why Italians have the ‘shortest working lives in Europe’
Italy

Why Italians have the ‘shortest working lives in Europe’

Minimum wage in Switzerland: What you need to know
Switzerland

Minimum wage in Switzerland: What you need to know

Europe warns Italy over spending, but gives green light to the budget
Italy

Europe warns Italy over spending, but gives green light to the budget

Sweden heads for economic slowdown EU warns
Sweden

Sweden heads for economic slowdown EU warns

Handelsbanken to cut 500 jobs in Sweden
Sweden

Handelsbanken to cut 500 jobs in Sweden

Budget: Brussels demands ‘clarification’ from Italy over spending plan
Italy

Budget: Brussels demands ‘clarification’ from Italy over spending plan

Germany blames Brexit and trade wars for failing growth prospects
Germany

Germany blames Brexit and trade wars for failing growth prospects

Italy’s black market is now worth more than €200 billion
Italy

Italy’s black market is now worth more than €200 billion

Here’s what the Italian budget means for foreign residents
Italy

Here’s what the Italian budget means for foreign residents

German car sales spike as ‘dieselgate’ effect fades
Germany

German car sales spike as ‘dieselgate’ effect fades

No-deal Brexit would ‘slam German growth’ in 2020
Germany

No-deal Brexit would ‘slam German growth’ in 2020

French Days are back after lockdown – but what are they?
France

French Days are back after lockdown – but what are they?

The Swedish regions heading for a recession
Sweden

The Swedish regions heading for a recession

The French shops that will be accepting crypto currencies from next year
France

The French shops that will be accepting crypto currencies from next year

Italy approves €5bn financial aid package for Covid-hit businesses
Italy

Italy approves €5bn financial aid package for Covid-hit businesses

Number of people on Danish welfare benefits increases, reversing trend
Denmark

Number of people on Danish welfare benefits increases, reversing trend

EU: Top budget job offered to rule-breaking Italy
Italy

EU: Top budget job offered to rule-breaking Italy

Italy’s prime minister calls for reform of EU spending rules
Italy

Italy’s prime minister calls for reform of EU spending rules

French airline goes bust after multi-million euro losses
France

French airline goes bust after multi-million euro losses

Four key economic challenges facing Italy’s new government
Italy

Four key economic challenges facing Italy’s new government

France daily dilemmas: Should French shops stay closed on a Sunday?
France

France daily dilemmas: Should French shops stay closed on a Sunday?

French winemakers face anxious wait over US tariffs threat
France

French winemakers face anxious wait over US tariffs threat

Danish consumers positive about future, despite tentative economic outlook
Denmark

Danish consumers positive about future, despite tentative economic outlook

‘We need to stand up to crisis’: Germany warns of recession
Germany

‘We need to stand up to crisis’: Germany warns of recession

France’s unemployment rate falls again to new 10-year low
France

France’s unemployment rate falls again to new 10-year low

German economy is ‘down on its knees’: Is a recession looming?
Germany

German economy is ‘down on its knees’: Is a recession looming?

Italy’s government crisis hits European economy
Italy

Italy’s government crisis hits European economy

Winners or losers? Here’s what the low Swedish krona means for you
Sweden

Winners or losers? Here’s what the low Swedish krona means for you

No-deal Brexit ‘would mean 139,000 job losses in Italy’: report
Italy

No-deal Brexit ‘would mean 139,000 job losses in Italy’: report

Sweden’s economy unexpectedly shrinks in second quarter
Sweden

Sweden’s economy unexpectedly shrinks in second quarter

Growth of French economy slows in blow for Macron

Growth of French economy slows in blow for Macron

Volvo hits record sales, but trade war dents profits
Sweden

Volvo hits record sales, but trade war dents profits

Italy escapes EU sanctions over massive public debt
Italy

Italy escapes EU sanctions over massive public debt

Italy insists it’s ‘on track’ to avoid EU budget fines
Italy

Italy insists it’s ‘on track’ to avoid EU budget fines

Denmark creates 208,000 new jobs in five years and companies are still in need of employees
Denmark

Denmark creates 208,000 new jobs in five years and companies are still in need of employees

Spain plans to hike taxes on rich and companies in draft 2021 budget
Spain

Spain plans to hike taxes on rich and companies in draft 2021 budget

Spain’s unemployment rate leaps to 16 percent amid coronavirus crisis
Spain

Spain’s unemployment rate leaps to 16 percent amid coronavirus crisis

‘Yellow vest’ spending leads to ‘worrying’ debt levels in France say auditors
France

‘Yellow vest’ spending leads to ‘worrying’ debt levels in France say auditors

Five million people are still living in ‘absolute’ poverty in Italy
Italy

Five million people are still living in ‘absolute’ poverty in Italy

Is Italy about to introduce a minimum wage?
Italy

Is Italy about to introduce a minimum wage?

The lira is still being used in Italy – by the mafia
Italy

The lira is still being used in Italy – by the mafia

Why is Italy talking about introducing another currency?
Italy

Why is Italy talking about introducing another currency?

European slowdown sidesteps Denmark, new figures say
Denmark

European slowdown sidesteps Denmark, new figures say

Eurozone ministers urge Italy: ‘Rethink your budget’
Italy

Eurozone ministers urge Italy: ‘Rethink your budget’

Number of people receiving Danish unemployment benefit hits ten-year low
Denmark

Number of people receiving Danish unemployment benefit hits ten-year low

Italy ‘absolutely determined’ to avoid EU sanctions over debt: PM
Italy

Italy ‘absolutely determined’ to avoid EU sanctions over debt: PM

Italy’s populists lash out at Brussels over EU’s debt warning
Italy

Italy’s populists lash out at Brussels over EU’s debt warning

EU puts Italy on notice over spend-happy budget
Italy

EU puts Italy on notice over spend-happy budget

IMF urges France to step up spending reforms to rein in debt
France

IMF urges France to step up spending reforms to rein in debt

Foreign business owners in Italy have increased by a third since 2010
Italy

Foreign business owners in Italy have increased by a third since 2010

Price growth slows as German inflation tumbles
Germany

Price growth slows as German inflation tumbles

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