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# financial-crisis - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nearly all the assets from Nama’s €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers Nama Drama

Nearly all the assets from Nama’s €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers

And the bad bank’s boss says if overseas owners want to pull apart Irish businesses there’s not much he can do.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years… Afghanistan

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years…

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# financial-crisis - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer Tell Me Whys

These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer

Bruton wants the inquiry to focus on the reasons why the crisis wasn’t averted, not how it happened.

# financial-crisis - Monday 5 May, 2014

Portugal follows Ireland’s lead by going it alone as it leaves bailout

As the debt crisis deepened in 2010, it brought down Greece first, followed by Ireland and Portugal.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 3 May, 2014

BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’ Walking Free

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer will now be assessed for suitability for community service.

# financial-crisis - Friday 7 March, 2014

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cecilia Ahern says Bertie ‘has always genuinely cared and always put Ireland before himself’ Ahern

Cecilia Ahern says Bertie ‘has always genuinely cared and always put Ireland before himself’

The best-selling author and daughter of the former taoiseach has defended her father in an interview to be broadcast tomorrow.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn

Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud Courts This post contains images

Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud

They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent “around in a circle” New Recording

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent “around in a circle”

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 15 September, 2013

An anniversary without celebration: It’s five years since Lehman Brothers collapsed Financial Crisis This post contains images

An anniversary without celebration: It’s five years since Lehman Brothers collapsed

After just barely pulling back from the precipice, industry is picking up, home prices are gaining, banks are stable and American consumers have started spending – albeit still with great caution.

From TheJournal.ie The leader of Iceland’s ‘Kitchenware Revolution’ reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests The Iceman Cometh

The leader of Iceland’s ‘Kitchenware Revolution’ reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests

Artist and musician Hördur Torfason is the man who sparked the 2008 popular protests in Reykjavik. He’s been invited to Dublin to help plan a demonstration for this Wednesday, organised to ‘lock the Government out of the Dáil’.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Can we avoid another global financial crisis? Irish Research

Can we avoid another global financial crisis?

A research team, which is being headed by Dr Stephen Kinsella, has been granted €650,000 to find out what we can learn from the global financial crisis.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises Portugal

Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises

The cuts should save an estimated €4.8 billion by 2015.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 20 April, 2013

PICS: The global financial crisis summarised in five graphics

Professor Danny Dorling – once described as a “geographer royal” – says these images tell us more than we might have known.

# financial-crisis - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court

A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 17 equations that changed the course of humanity Adds Up

17 equations that changed the course of humanity

Some you may remember from school, but some are lesser known ones – like one perfected by an Irishman which allowed for development of modern passenger jets.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: How much has Ireland paid for the EU banking crisis? Opinion

Column: How much has Ireland paid for the EU banking crisis?

Ireland has been declared a ‘special case’ by Angela Merkel – and these figures show exactly why, writes Michael Taft.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Nick Leeson: The banks don’t care so we need to look after each other Column

Nick Leeson: The banks don’t care so we need to look after each other

“As austerity bites to the knuckle, soup kitchens spring up around the country and children are sent to school hungry. It just seems so terribly wrong.”

From TheJournal.ie Worst of the euro crisis is ‘behind us’, says German finance minister Good News

Worst of the euro crisis is ‘behind us’, says German finance minister

HURRAH! Break out the champagne and foie gras…

# financial-crisis - Friday 26 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Spanish unemployment level reaches 25 per cent Spain

Spanish unemployment level reaches 25 per cent

One Spaniard in four is now officially out of work, with 85,000 more people becoming unemployed between July and September.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control EU Summit

EU summit: Merkel backs EU budget control

While not originally on the agenda, there is speculation Spain may ask for a limited bailout in Brussels.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses Tobin Tax This post contains videos

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses

The Finance Minister said Ireland would not adopt the tax unless Britain also did – over fears Irish jobs could be lost to London.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 29 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It Awkward This post contains videos

Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It

And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….

# financial-crisis - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Economic slowdown will continue warns Chinese premier

The comments from Wen Jiabao follow news on Friday that China’s economy grew by 7.6 per cent, the lowest since the first quarter of 2009.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes Spain This post contains images

In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes

Six people were hospitalised and several arrested in yesterday after police fired rubber bullets at crowds demonstrating against severe new austerity measures.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

From The Score #SaveOurClub: Dundalk fans meet to discuss fundraising LOI

#SaveOurClub: Dundalk fans meet to discuss fundraising

Lilywhites supporters will come together at Oriel Park tonight.

# financial-crisis - Monday 18 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Obama’s former Harvard professor says he shouldn’t be re-elected US 2012 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Obama’s former Harvard professor says he shouldn’t be re-elected

Roberto Unger – a former Brazilian minister under whom the current President studied – says Obama’s lost his way.

# financial-crisis - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Spanish bailout is a win for Spain, says Prime Minister Spain This post contains images

Spanish bailout is a win for Spain, says Prime Minister

Plus, the reaction from the Spanish press.

# financial-crisis - Monday 21 May, 2012

Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?

Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 19 May, 2012

G8 leaders ‘affirm interest’ in Greece staying in the eurozone G8 This post contains videos

G8 leaders ‘affirm interest’ in Greece staying in the eurozone

Leaders also spoke of ensuring high standards of the ‘protection and enforcement’ of intellectual property rights.

From TheJournal.ie G-8 leaders to focus on European financial crisis G8

G-8 leaders to focus on European financial crisis

Energy will also be on the agenda, as the world looks to the oil markets in advance of scheduled sanctions on Iranian oil exports.

# financial-crisis - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’ Opinion

Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’

On a ‘No’ vote: Economist Terrence McDonough says evoking fear in people over the recession is not an appropriate move by government.

# financial-crisis - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

Al-Qaeda planned message to convert Ireland to Islam

A letter by Al-Qaeda’s American spokesman says Ireland was ripe for conversion because of its ‘sympathy’ for Palestine.

# financial-crisis - Monday 23 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Verdict due on Iceland’s former PM over banking crisis Iceland

Verdict due on Iceland’s former PM over banking crisis

Geir Haarde led the government when the country’s banks collapsed in October 2008.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Spanish debt sales cause Euro to weaken

Spain’s 10 year bond yields have traded above six per cent for a second day as the country prepares for bond auctions on 12- and 18-month bills.

# financial-crisis - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Spanish town fails to reach vote threshold to grow cannabis Spain

Spanish town fails to reach vote threshold to grow cannabis

The majority of residents in a small Spanish village last night voted in favour of growing cannabis to pay off municipal debt – but not the 75 per cent needed.

# financial-crisis - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Spain village votes on growing cannabis to pay off debt Debt Crisis

Spain village votes on growing cannabis to pay off debt

The town of Rasquera, with a population of 960 people, will decide on whether to lease land to cannabis-growers in order to pay off debts.

The 10 countries most likely to default… and Ireland is sixth

Financial information services company Markit has produced a table detailing the 10 countries with the widest credit default swap spreads…

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