Handing over their future? The Euro brings the possibility of a single state in Europe closer, this article argues.
Hordes head for border with cash hoards: more on Europeans rushing to get rid of undeclared cash.
Saturday night at the Paradiso is usually a time strictly of bands, DJs and dance music. But on this December night, it was nothing short of a midnight mass for guilder. Klaas Vos played the preacher. A former real-life priest, Mr Vos came up with the idea to hold a mass for the guilder to pay homage to the currency that for so long has been part of the Dutch national identity.
Europe Dumps Old Money Before Ringing in the New: on how Europeans with undeclared cash try to spend it without gaining notice from tax authorities.
Even though Britain is not converting to the Euro on the 1st, it is expected to be a second currency there.
A Currency of Destiny: on the history of the German mark.
The European Central Bank plans to embed chips in Euro currency by 2005 to foil counterfeiting.
Euro bills and coins are being made available across Europe now.