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French bosses rally around Juncker’s 300 billion investment plan

Regular critics of the European Institutions, French business leaders are nevertheless interested in a 300 billion euro investment plan promised by the incoming Juncker Commission.
EU Priorities 2020 15-03-2013

EU leaders avoid clashes at lacklustre summit on growth

The first day of a lacklustre EU summit dedicated to economic issues ended last evening (14 March) with France and Italy winning support for a slightly more growth-friendly interpretation of European Union budget rules.

Ségol: Leaders have misevaluated austerity actions

EU leaders have miscalculated the impact of austerity measures, says European Trade Unions chief Bernadette Ségol, who calls for radical actions to avert falling deeper into recession.