EU economic recovery: Brussels’ leadership tested as member states split over rescue plan

Unemployment and national debts are soaring. Businesses and borders are closed. The Coronavirus pandemic is far from over.
Europe – like much of the rest of the world – is on the brink of a deep recession, possibly the worst since the Great Depression some 90 years ago.
Today on Euronews, we’re taking an in-depth look at the continent’s economic future — How will industries restart? How many businesses will survive? And what about workers, residents and vulnerable people? We’ll be looking how different aspects of our lives will be affected — and what leaders are doing to steer the economy away from the rocks.
Our political editor Darren McCaffrey kicks off our coverage from Brussels.