European Investment Bank to borrow €70 billion in 2013

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is one of the long-term lending institutions of the European Union and it is owned by its Member States. It makes long-term finance available for sound investments in the real economy, in order to contribute towards EU policy goals. Its creditworthiness measures almost exactly the degree of trust that financial […]

2013, a Political Odyssey: What future for Italy?

By carlo_motta85@yahoo.it As the economic crisis that affects the Eurozone, and probably all the western countries, keeps taking its toll, one feature of the whole situation seems to represent the real threat for Europe’s integrity: the growing distance between the “northern”, and the “southern” countries. This, which may appear as the same old story of differences […]

A very good morning in European markets

Despite the fact that the American Congress endorsed the agreement needed for the US to avoid the “fiscal cliff”, the dollar didn’t seem to recover and continued on its mild downward tendency with the euro, a path that started three weeks ago, with the finalisation of Greek package. In the US the agreement negotiated between […]

Five years down the drain

By am2072@bath.ac.uk After 5 years in recession no one can see light in the end of the tunnel. The European Monetary Union, as the big step for further integration among countries in Europe it seems to be a failure. Differences between the weak north countries and the south Europe are even bigger after the introduction […]

The Sting’s Mission

The European Sting is a new Media Project that was born out of frustration, our sincere frustration about the lack of insightful and independent news service in Europe. The Sting was born as an idea by people who are working or have worked in the media arena of EU affairs and our common denominator is […]

The Sting’s Values

These are the five perennial values of The European Sting: Strong         we will never stop looking for the truth Tolerant         we commit to a free and respectful dialogue with political and cultural tolerance Independent         we are literally on our own Neutral       […]

The Sting’s Team

The European Sting started off in 2013 in Brussels against all odds, with no resources but a passionate team of well educated people coming from diverse backgrounds and cultures who have worked in the EU Affairs media arena and decided to put a clear stop to the misinformation and the biased agenda setting in the […]

The Sting’s Team

The European Sting started off in 2013 in Brussels against all odds, with no resources but a passionate team of well educated people coming from diverse backgrounds and cultures who have worked in the EU Affairs media arena and decided to put a clear stop to the misinformation and the biased agenda setting in the […]

iSting: Change the World with your Writing

Dear aspirant Sting writers, Thanks for responding positively to our invitation to take part with your articles in making Europe a better place through constructive criticism. This is a different kind of writing than your comments on published stories. We hope that being readers of the Sting, you have already understood the basic principles of our […]

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