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EU finance ministers agree coronavirus rescue deal

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EU finance ministers have agreed to a 500 billion euro ($550-billion) rescue Thursday for European countries hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic, but put aside demands from Italy and France for pooled borrowing.

[BRUSSELS] EU finance ministers have agreed to a 500 billion euro ($550-billion) rescue Thursday for European countries hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic, but put aside demands from Italy and France for pooled borrowing.

The breakthrough came after the Netherlands softened its position...

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