Paul Taylor

Pressure for more ECB action after summit falls short

By Paul Taylor
December 14, 2011

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Pressure mounted on Wednesday for the European Central Bank to intervene more decisively after financial markets judged that yet another EU summit had failed to resolve the euro zone’s debt crisis.

Analysis: Cameron puts Britain offside and offshore in Europe

By Paul Taylor
December 12, 2011

LONDON (Reuters) – David Cameron has put Britain offside and offshore in Europe.

Cameron puts Britain offside and offshore in Europe

By Paul Taylor
December 12, 2011

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – .David Cameron has put
Britain offside and offshore in Europe.

Sarkozy, Draghi winners in EU rift, Cameron loses

By Paul Taylor
December 10, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Napoleon dreamed of it, De Gaulle fought for it, but Nicolas Sarkozy may have achieved it — a Europe of Nations with France in the cockpit and Britain on the sidelines.

Analysis: Sarkozy, Draghi winners in EU rift, Cameron loses

By Paul Taylor
December 9, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Napoleon dreamed of it, De Gaulle fought for it, but Nicolas Sarkozy may have achieved it — a Europe of Nations with France in the cockpit and Britain on the sidelines.

ECB limits bond buying, eurozone looks to banks

By Paul Taylor
December 9, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Central Bank is capping its weekly bond purchases at 20 billion euros and euro zone officials hope its new bumper liquidity provision will allow banks to buy more government debt and ease crisis-hit states’ borrowing costs, ECB sources said on Friday.

Exclusive: ECB limits bond buying, euro zone looks to banks

By Paul Taylor
December 9, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Central Bank is capping its weekly bond purchases at 20 billion euros and euro zone officials hope its new bumper liquidity provision will allow banks to buy more government debt and ease crisis-hit states’ borrowing costs, ECB sources said on Friday.

Europe splits over fiscal union

By Paul Taylor
December 9, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe divided on Friday in a historic rift over building a fiscal union to preserve the euro, with a large majority of countries led by Germany and France agreeing to move ahead with a separate treaty, leaving Britain isolated.

Europe splits over fiscal union, UK isolated

By Paul Taylor
December 9, 2011

BRUSSELS, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Europe divided on Friday
in a historic rift over building a fiscal union to preserve the
euro, with a large majority of countries led by Germany and
France agreeing to move ahead with a separate treaty, leaving
Britain isolated.

Insight: Conflicting visions at core of euro zone crisis

By Paul Taylor
December 6, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – Same bed, different dreams.

Since the inception of the euro, France and Germany have pursued divergent visions of European economic and monetary union. In two decades, the French have become a little more German, the Germans a little more French. But the gulf remains.