Economic Rescue Package
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Monday 06 December 2010
The Belgian finance minister has hinted that the €750bn (£635bn) EU bail-out fund could be increased, in a further sign of the confusion and discord over the best way to tackle the Eurozone debt crisis.
Monday 06 December 2010
Tuesday 30 November 2010
Markets tumbled yesterday as investors looked beyond the Irish bailout, focusing instead on fears that the European debt crisis is spreading to Spain and Portugal.
Monday 22 November 2010
Monday 15 November 2010
Confusion was swirling around the Republic of Ireland's economic future last night amid continuing conflicting reports as to whether an international bailout may be on the cards.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
The bailed-out insurance giant AIG has moved closer to the goal of paying off its debts after raising nearly $37bn in recent days.
Thursday 21 October 2010
Government borrowing soared to a September record of £16.2bn last month, it emerged yesterday as the Chancellor, George Osborne, stood up in the Commons to detail £81bn of spending cuts billed as bringing "sanity" back to the public finances.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
There was a dull sense of inevitability as David Cameron announced yesterday the "deeply regrettable" news that Linda Norgrove was not after all killed when one of her captors detonated a suicide vest but probably by an American grenade.
Tuesday 05 October 2010
I thought that blond bloke with the bikes ran our capital city?
Friday 10 September 2010
European banks will be forced to maintain a tier one capital ratio of at least 7 per cent, according to reports ahead of this weekend's meeting between financial regulators and ministers in Switzerland.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Connaught was in the process of appointing administrators last night after the indebted social housing group admitted to investors that it was unlikely to find the money to repay its creditors.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Devon-based social housing giant Connaught is on the brink of collapse, it was reported.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
The Government is set to reap almost £30 billion from its holdings in British banks which it bailed out at the time of the financial crisis, according to an analysis published today.
Monday 23 August 2010
Sunday 08 August 2010
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- 2 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 3 French woman dies in freak bungee jumping accident
- 4 Greece crisis: Crowdfunding campaign crashes Indiegogo, raises half a million in just three days
- 5 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to divorce and end their 10-year marriage