EU in last-ditch bid to Greece, urges 'yes' vote to bailout

European leaders Monday pleaded with Greek voters to back hotly disputed bailout proposals in a crunch referendum or face leaving the euro as bank closures left many in Greece scrambling to find cash.

Migration plan exposes EU rifts, tough bargaining ahead

Hours of late-night squabbling in Europe`s highest council of state left EU leaders licking political wounds on Friday and preparing for weeks of hard bargaining over a plan to cope with a flood of migrants from the south.

Italy`s Renzi slams EU leaders over migrant quotas

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi launched a furious broadside at fellow EU leaders Thursday for failing to help deal with a tide of Mediterranean migrants, sources said.

Greek debt talks stumble before EU leaders gather

Eurogroup ministers cut short an emergency meeting summoned to approve an agreement after little more than an hour because there was no deal ready for them to discuss.

David Cameron meets EU leaders on referendum reform push

David Cameron started a two-day tour of European capitals Thursday in a bid to secure EU reforms as his government published a law paving the way for a vote on whether Britain should leave.

Greek PM says on final stretch towards deal with lenders

Greece`s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday his leftist-led government was on the final stretch of negotiations with its international lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal that would not involve further pension cuts and harsh austerity.

Bank of England admits to researching 'Brexit' risks

The Bank of England has revealed that it is researching the economic risks of Britain leaving the European Union, just as Prime Minister David Cameron began negotiations with EU leaders ahead of a referendum on membership.

Greek PM set to meet key EU leaders this week

Tsipras requested the talks with key actors in the crisis over Greece`s bailout and its looming cash crunch, and the meeting is set to take place alongside the summit of 28 leaders on Thursday and Friday, they said.

Greek PM confronts EU leaders with bailout plan

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras talked up hopes of a deal on his country`s rapidly expiring bailout on Thursday as he confronted EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his first Brussels summit.

Greek PM confronts EU leaders with bailout plan

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras talked up hopes of a deal on his country's rapidly expiring bailout today as he confronted EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his first Brussels summit.

EU leaders agree investment package to boost economy

European Union (EU) leaders endorsed a new investment programme intended to kick-start economic growth in the bloc at a summit in Brussels, which its chairman said would end late on Thursday.

EU summit to discuss crisis-hit Russia, economic plan

EU leaders on Thursday will discuss tense relations with Russia and punishing sanctions imposed over Moscow`s actions in Ukraine at a summit led for the first time by Poland`s Kremlin-wary former premier Donald Tusk.

David Cameron has `problem` with other leaders: EU`s Juncker

New European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker accused British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday of having a "problem" with other EU leaders, stoking a bitter budget battle between London and Brussels.

Ukraine PM rejects Russia`s demand to pre-pay for gas

Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Tuesday rejected Russia`s demand for Kiev to pay upfront for all its natural gas deliveries starting in June because of billions of dollars in debts.

EU leaders hold talks on growth

Against the backdrop of easing market pressure but rising unemployment rate, top leaders of the European Union (EU) have held broad talks on growth without making concrete decisions on the first day of the two-day spring summit in Brussels.

EU leaders for single banking supervisor

Europe is advancing towards single banking supervisor as the European Union leaders have agreed upon establishing a single banking supervisor for the euro zone, a news wire has reported.

Eurozone leaders agree on injecting capital directly into banks

The EU leaders have also pledged to create a single banking supervisor for eurozone banks based around the ECB.

Britain not to fund EU bank bailouts

European officials are working on two sets of plans to address the crisis facing the European banking system.

Greeks seek elusive bailout deal as EU tempers fray

Greek parties will try yet again on Wednesday to strike a reform deal in return for a new international rescue to avoid a chaotic default, after a string of delays which have prompted some EU leaders to warn that the eurozone can live without Athens.

EU leaders to agree on permanent bailout fund, balanced budget

Until there is a deal between Greece and its private bondholders, EU leaders cannot move forward with a second, 130 billion euro rescue program for Athens, which they originally agreed to at a summit last October.