Europe / Western countries

EU ministers fail to agree coronavirus economic rescue

https://in.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-eurogroup-suspension/eu-ministers-fail-to-agree-coronavirus-economic-rescue-idINKBN21Q0NX

Europe’s ‘17+1’ countries dissatisfied with China relations, report says, as summit is postponed

  • Trade deficit with China has grown and the 17 Central and Eastern European nations should demand more from Beijing, European scholars write
  • Coronavirus has forced the delay of China’s summit with the bloc, multiple sources confirm

EU science chief resigns, slamming bloc’s coronavirus response

Mauro Ferrari cites ‘internal political thunderstorm’ in response to his proposals.

https://www.politico.eu/article/eu-science-chief-resigns-slamming-blocs-coronavirus-response/

Spain warns EU future at risk over financial response to coronavirus

North-south divide stalls EU decision on coronavirus financial package

https://www.euronews.com/2020/04/08/north-south-divide-stalls-eu-decision-on-coronavirus-financial-package

Raw emotion and unpayable debt bring the EU’s simmering North-South conflict into the open

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2020/04/08/raw-emotion-unpayable-debt-have-brought-eus-simmering-north/

Coronavirus: Financial crisis ‘on steroids’ looms for EU leaders

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52221259

Coronavirus: EU top scientist forced out in political row

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52212390

Coronavirus in Europe: EU science chief quits, slamming response to pandemic

https://www.euronews.com/2020/04/08/coronavirus-in-europe-eu-science-chief-quits-slamming-response-to-pandemic

Half of Germans blame Italy, Spain pandemic woes on ‘poor governance’: poll

But majority also says Berlin should do everything it can to help Rome and Madrid tackle economic fallout.

https://www.politico.eu/article/half-germans-blame-italy-spain-pandemic-poor-governance-poll-coronavirus/

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