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Ireland's finance minister thanks the Irish people for their extraordinary efforts as the country exits its bailout programme
President hints at U-turn but lack of time means closer ties with Russia cannot be ruled out
Heavily armed riot troops broke into the offices of a top Ukrainian opposition party office in Kiev tonight as anti-government protests crippled the capital for yet another day.
Valdis Dombrovski's resignation was accepted by the Latvian president today
Enda Kenny makes announcement in conference address
Economic View: Americans are paying for a government that is only about four-fifths the size of the present one
Speaker of the House, John Boehner, was asked to put a no strings attached deal on the table
But chief economist likens George Osborne’s deficit-cutting timetable to ‘playing with fire’
Christine Lagarde, Bono and Andrew Cuomo were among the guests
Greece’s academic year had barely got started when it ground to a halt on Monday, with school and university teachers beginning the first of a series of strikes by public sector employees to protest against new austerity measures.
Chancellor tells Labour it has ‘lost the argument’ and predicts Britain is ‘turning a corner’
A stereotype persists of the typical Treasury official – a gimlet-eyed guardian of the public purse, single minded in a relentless pursuit of candle ends to be saved. No one could have been less like that image than Sir Nicholas Monck, who has died at the age of 78. It is difficult to imagine a more rounded human being, with his extensive range of interests, causes and connections and an extraordinarily wide circle of friendships.
Balkan state keen to recruit French politician to aid its ailing economy
Odds stacked against Tsvangirai as opposition candidates are harrassed and fake voter registration appears widespread
French court decides the 64-year-old must stand trial despite prosecutors saying there is not enough evidence
Former Congressman refuses to abandon his run for New York mayor despite fresh sex scandal