The EU approved British government plans for the bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland to fund initiatives worth 750 million pounds to boost competition as part of its rescue conditions.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer formally inaugurated the new EIB Group Office for Bulgaria in Sofia.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, marking a formal return to Italy’s political stage, laid out his policy priorities on Sunday for the forthcoming election, portraying himself as a pro-European moderate.
A year ago Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, surveyed his dominions and found them wanting.
As appeals for dialogue make no progress, Madrid turns to threats of police action.