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#Eurozone

# eurozone - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

# eurozone - Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# eurozone - Monday 13 July, 2015

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

# eurozone - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures Do As We Say

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

# eurozone - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make ‘major’ decision tomorrow Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make ‘major’ decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# eurozone - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What happens to currencies when they die? Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# eurozone - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hold onto your hats: there’s to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece Tick Tock

Hold onto your hats: there’s to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

# eurozone - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Greek people have said no – so what’s next? Opinion

The Greek people have said no – so what’s next?

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

# eurozone - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# eurozone - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low To The Streets

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low

Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.

# eurozone - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Greece leaving the eurozone?

European finance ministers are on edge – are you concerned?

# eurozone - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

# eurozone - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye? State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# eurozone - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Five reasons Ireland should be supporting Greece Opinion

Five reasons Ireland should be supporting Greece

Our Finance Minister has sided with the most hardline of Greece’s creditors this week – and that’s wrong, writes Ronan Burtenshaw.

# eurozone - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could’ State Of The Nation

‘The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could’

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# eurozone - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone Plan B

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money Default

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money

The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.

# eurozone - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland must be doing well – we’ve been buying a shedload of new cars Vroom Vroom

Ireland must be doing well – we’ve been buying a shedload of new cars

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# eurozone - Friday 3 April, 2015

Greece has been secretly putting together a plan to bring back the drachma

But the government insists it will be able to pay its debts on time.

# eurozone - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office

The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

# eurozone - Friday 27 March, 2015

The best way to boost Europe’s economy? ‘Give everyone €175 each month’ QE

# eurozone - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Here’s what Europe would look like if it were redrawn based on debt per person

Ireland is looking pretty ‘big-boned’…

# eurozone - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all Greece Lightnin'

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all

Syriza’s aggressive stance continues to soften in the wake of its loans being extended by the ECB

# eurozone - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Greece should take Ireland’s ‘middle road’ on debt – not the ‘nuclear option’

The Finance Minister was interviewed on Bloomberg about the future of the eurozone and other things…

# eurozone - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Noonan reckons the Greek Finance Minister is ‘a bit of a rock star’ Grexit

Noonan reckons the Greek Finance Minister is ‘a bit of a rock star’

He also added that Ireland did ask for a debt write down by suggesting ways forward that would result in one.

# eurozone - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension Breaking

It’s a deal: Greece and Eurozone ministers agree on bailout extension

It is reportedly in the region of four months.

From TheJournal.ie Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster? Grexit

Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster?

The Finance Minister is back in Brussels today for the deadline of Greece’s bailout.

# eurozone - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line Who Blinks First?

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# eurozone - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece: ‘We will not be blackmailed into a bailout extension’ Absurd Offer

Greece: ‘We will not be blackmailed into a bailout extension’

Talks on the country’s bailout programme are, again, going no where.

From TheJournal.ie Greece is two weeks away from running out of money – and returns to talks today Grexit

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money – and returns to talks today

In the worst case scenario, a chaotic “Grexit” could jeopardise the whole euro project.

# eurozone - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

It’s crunch time for Greece’s anti-austerity plans. And Germany is the biggest hurdle

The new Greek government is trying to kick free of its bailout terms.

# eurozone - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt Plan Ahead

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt

Greece aims to raise the minimum wage to €750 euros by 2016.

# eurozone - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us Twilight Zone

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us

The refusal to deal with the core problems of the Union are driving people to fringe parties that take absolute positions against the EU.

# eurozone - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax’ Someone Has To Pay

‘Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax’

“Writing off debt means someone else takes the hit, in this case we’re talking about taxpayers,” Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says.

# eurozone - Friday 23 January, 2015

# eurozone - Thursday 22 January, 2015

It’s not the best time to order stuff from America…

Something big happened today…

# eurozone - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Explainer: Why a ‘Grexit’ would be bad news for Ireland… but probably won’t happen

Greece goes to the polls in just over a week – we look at what that could mean for this country.

# eurozone - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Today is a very good day to have a pocket full of Swiss francs

But not a good day to have a home loan in Poland.

# eurozone - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection

An advisor to the EU’s top court has cleared a controversial bond-buying scheme.

# eurozone - Monday 12 January, 2015

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – to the lowest level in six years

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

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