23.11.2012 [NASDAQ] - BRUSSELS--Positions are still "very far apart" and a deal on the European Union's multiyear budget settlement is therefore in doubt, German Chancellor AngelaMerkel said in the early hours of Friday morning after the first day of summit talks. "We've
21.11.2012 [The West Australian] - Merkel issues warning on EU spending plan. German Chancellor AngelaMerkel says the European Union will need to hold a new summit on its budget in early 2013 if the bloc's leaders fail to agree this week on a 2014-2020 spending plan. "I don't know if
09.11.2012 [Irish Times] - It would mean Chancellor AngelaMerkel's centre-right coalition will have a nearly balanced budget three years sooner than required by law by achieving the new budget deficit ceiling of no more than 0.35 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP).