BRUSSELS/BERLIN Overcoming years of poor health and crisis, the euro zone economy grew at its fastest pace in five years in the first quarter, driven by unlikely stars such as France and Spain.
It now stands larger that in did at its peak before the financial crisis, albeit having taken eight years to recover. The bloc also slipped back into deflation in April.
13:09 JCPenney shuttering up to 140 stores as sales weaken, more sluggish growth seen ahead11
18:41 U.S. home sales hit 10-year high, prices soar15
09:14 Airbus seeks new talks with European nations over A400M costs16
07:15 Telefonica to sell up to 40 percent of Telxius to KKR for 1.3 billion euros21