The seemingly coordinated actions of central banks across the globe masks how different policies are in fact undermining an effective respone to the economic crisis in Europe and the the rest of the world.
Ask anyone to name a Swiss chocolate brand and there’s a better than even chance they’ll say ‘Lindt’. The relationship of Lindt and Credit Suisse began in the bank’s own foundation year of 1856 and has continued unbroken to this day.
Hydraulic fracturing – "fracking" – has the potential to unlock vast amounts of natural gas. But the new technology comes with serious environmental concerns. What should Europe do?
EADS and BAE Systems, Europe’s largest aerospace company and biggest defence contractor, are discussing a €38bn tie-up that would create a European rival to Boeing and reshape the global defence industry.
EU Commissioner Michel Barnier has asked experts to examine the possibility of splitting up major European banks to avoid future bailouts at taxpayers' expense. But industry's powerful lobby is resisting any such change.
Outrageously high youth unemployment makes headlines daily. But these numbers result from flawed methodology, making the situation appear far worse than it is.
The launch of BabyNes, a coffee machine-like system for making baby milk, reinforces Nestlé’s status as one of the world’s most successful – and controversial – companies.