Paul Taylor

France, Germany give Greece ultimatum on euro

By Paul Taylor
November 3, 2011

CANNES, France (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France told Greece on Wednesday it would not receive another cent in European aid until it decides whether it wants to stay in the euro zone.

France, Germany give Greece ultimatum on euro

By Paul Taylor
November 2, 2011

CANNES, France (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France told Greece on Wednesday it would not receive another cent in European aid until it decides whether it wants to stay in the euro zone.

Greek referendum call blows hole in euro zone plan

By Paul Taylor
November 1, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – Prime Minister George Papandreou’s call for a referendum on the latest Greek bailout plan has blown a potentially fatal hole in the euro zone’s strategy to overcome its sovereign debt crisis.

Analysis – Greek referendum call blows hole in euro zone plan

By Paul Taylor
November 1, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – Prime Minister George Papandreou’s call for a referendum on the latest Greek bailout plan has blown a potentially fatal hole in the euro zone’s strategy to overcome its sovereign debt crisis.

ECB doomed to bigger crisis role despite itself

By Paul Taylor
October 31, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – Ask senior European Union policymakers in private what can stop the euro zone’s festering sovereign debt crisis and the answer is “the European Central Bank”.

Analysis: ECB doomed to bigger crisis role despite itself

By Paul Taylor
October 31, 2011

PARIS (Reuters) – Ask senior European Union policymakers in private what can stop the euro zone’s festering sovereign debt crisis and the answer is “the European Central Bank.”

French challenger Hollande seeks German dialogue-aide

By Paul Taylor
October 25, 2011

PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) – French Socialist presidential
candidate Francois Hollande aims to visit Germany soon to
present himself as a credible, fiscally prudent partner in
European leadership ahead of next year’s election, a senior aide
said on Tuesday.

Euro zone nears flawed crisis strategy

By Paul Taylor
October 24, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – First the good news: European leaders are nearing a strategy to counter the euro zone’s sovereign debt crisis. Now, the less good news: it has some apparent flaws and may fall apart.

Analysis: Euro zone nears flawed crisis strategy

By Paul Taylor
October 24, 2011

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – First the good news: European leaders are nearing a strategy to counter the euro zone’s sovereign debt crisis. Now, the less good news: it has some apparent flaws and may fall apart.

Spain downgrade ups pressure on EU to act

By Paul Taylor
October 19, 2011

NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) – A double-notch downgrade to Spain’s credit ratings has piled more pressure on European leaders to make rapid progress on solving the region’s debt crisis or face unbearable borrowing costs.