Delays have put off repairs to euro-zone banks that are vital to spur desperately needed growth.
Three prominent Finnish politicians are candidates for top positions in the next European Commission: EU Economics Commissioner Olli Rehn, Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen and Europe Minister Alexander Stubb.
Agenda: Germans rankle at criticism of their country's strong export performance. Maybe they should look at it another way: How do they feel about losing hundreds of billions of euros from their savings?
Looks like a busy week in the EU universe, including proposals on how to make it harder for big corporations to avoid paying taxes and EU big-shots trying to revive their Eastern charm offensive.
Germany's constitutional court won't issue a ruling this year on the legality of the ECB's bond-buying program, the central bank's most important weapon against the euro-zone debt crisis, the court said.
Brussels Beat: A 'clean exit,' without a precautionary line of credit from the euro zone, could be easier in the short term, but complicate matters for those that follow, writes Gabriele Steinhauser.
Three days of finance ministers, plus a visit from the International Monetary Fund promise a busy week ahead in Brussels.
The European Union decided to open an in-depth review of the German economy, saying it will examine whether the bloc's largest member should be doing more to boost domestic consumption and investment to help the broader euro-zone ...
After months of debate, here it finally is: European finance ministers' statement on how they intend to deal with the results of a planned clean-up of banks' balance sheets next year.