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# global-financial-crisis - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Taxpayers may never have to bail out ‘too-big-to-fail’ banks again*

*If new laws proposed by the global banking watchdog are brought in… and if they actually work.

# global-financial-crisis - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector? Public Sector

Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector?

The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.

# global-financial-crisis - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work Opinion

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

# global-financial-crisis - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat Troika

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# global-financial-crisis - Monday 1 July, 2013

EU accuses top banks in derivatives cartel probe

Thirteen top investment banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs have been accused of colluding over derivatives trading – a serious breach of EU antitrust rules.

# global-financial-crisis - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Ex-Iceland PM says trial ‘is not an example’ for other countries

Geir Haarde was found not guilty on all but one of the five charges brought against him by authorities in Iceland. He was the first world leader to go on trial over the global financial crisis.

# global-financial-crisis - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Borrowing costs spike for Italy and Spain

Italy and Spain’s borrowing rates jumped to the highest levels since the beginning of the financial crisis today.