Leigh Phillips

Articles by Leigh Phillips


  • Icelandic Report on Crash Pins Blame
    A scathing report on the financial crisis that savaged Iceland fingers acts of "extreme negligence" by politicians, bankers, and regulators but…
  • EU May Push Germany to Boost Demand
    In a quarterly economic report, the European Commission hints that Germany relies too much on its trade surplus and should stimulate domestic consumption
  • EU Looks Beyond UN on Climate Talks
    With progress on a carbon emissions treaty bogged down at the international level, European leaders are mulling other venues such as the G-20 for…
  • Shrinking Press Corps Alarms Brussels
    The number of foreign correspondents based in the EU's headquarter city has dropped more than 15% since 2005 as media owners look to save money
  • Portugal Shedding Assets to Trim Deficit
    Pressured by investors and other euro zone members to reduce debt, Portugal has announced plans to sell down its stakes in 17 companies to raise €6 billion




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