Cyprus: a haircut for the people, a pay cut for President Nicos Anastasiades – but banks open amid tight security and cash restrictions that could last a month

Restrictions could be fully lifted in a month, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says

A protester rips an EU flag during an antibailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia yesterday

Cyprus tells its citizens how much money they can spend after €10bn bailout

Limits imposed on cash transfers as island scrambles to prevent a run on its banks

Cypriot college students shout slogans during a protest in Nicosia

Cypriots panic as rumours swirl of more bank closures after €10bn bailout

Anger at a deal aimed at saving Cyprus from bankruptcy spilled into the streets today with thousands of students and finance workers demanding answers after the government said banks would remain shut for two more days and details of strict capital control measures emerged.

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Q. We are going to Cyprus on 14 April. Do you think we will have any problems? Lesley-Jane Smith, Worcester

'Many will go hungry': Cypriots face up to a bleak future after €10bn bailout

Since the Solidarity charity began handing out food packages in Paphos last year, more destitute families have been turning up each week, unable to support themselves as businesses went under, jobs were lost, and prices soared while meagre welfare payments remained the same.

Protestors shout slogans against EU at protest outside a Eurogroup meeting at the European Council building last nigh

Cyprus bailout spooks markets as banks told to stay closed until Thursday

Investors fear raids on bank accounts in other countries after Cypriot rescue deal is hailed by eurozone finance chief

Putin in surprise support for Cyprus bailout as Russians shop around for other options

Russia has put aside its anger over what it sees as an unfair levy on major deposits held in Cypriot banks, and agreed to support Europe’s bailout of the island by refinancing a major loan to the country. The usually hawkish President Vladimir Putin had no sharp rhetoric for the EU or Cyprus today, but instead confirmed that Russia would backstop the EU bailout by restructuring a €2.5bn loan first extended two years ago.

The Cyprus bailout may please the Germans, but for Cypriots years of pain lie ahead

Cyprus can’t be said to be in the single market if there are severe limits to moving money

Asia stocks rise after Cyprus deal

A last-minute package of rescue loans that saves Cyprus from a banking collapse and bankruptcy helped push Asian stock markets higher today.

Police push back protesters outside Parliament

As crisis grows, Cypriots think the unthinkable: a euro exit

In Nicosia, Nathalie Savaricas finds the mood turning towards a drastic solution to ‘the pit of hell’ blamed on Brussels

Hamish McRae: The markets are right to shrug off the Cyprus crisis – for now

The dog did not bark in the night, indeed it barely whimpered. The turmoil in Cyprus pushed down the euro a bit, though it clambered up on Friday, but markets as a whole reacted with equanimity.

Cyprus considers taxing a quarter of big deposits at largest bank as president prepares to fly to Brussels to discuss eurozone bailout

Finance minister says 'significat progress' is being made with proposals expected as early as this evening

Jim Armitage: Need to keep Germany sweet pulls the plug on Russia's Cyprus rescue

Global Outlook: Mr Putin knows that the wealthy Russians likely to lose money are not the most popular

Inside travel: Cyprus cash crisis

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