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Francois Hollande (left), the new president of France, has pressed the European Union to embrace measures that promote growth. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (center) said that EU leaders should consider "innovative, or even controversial, ideas." German Chancellor Angela Merkel previously proposed strict fiscal and deficit targets.

Francois Hollande (left), the new president of France, has pressed the European Union to embrace measures that promote growth. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (center) said that EU leaders should consider "innovative, or even controversial, ideas." German Chancellor Angela Merkel previously proposed strict fiscal and deficit targets.

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