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Lucas Papademos

# lucas-papademos - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece? Acropolis How

Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?

Political turmoil, soaring unemployment, falling markets, rubbish credit ratings. It’s all going off in Greece at the minute and not in a good way. But what’s going to happen next?

# lucas-papademos - Friday 9 March, 2012

Greek deal is ‘a credit event’ triggering potential $3bn pay out

The agency overseeing financial derivatives has said that anyone holding a type of insurance on Greek bonds will receive a payout.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Eurozone agrees on new €130 billion bailout deal for Greece Bailout

Eurozone agrees on new €130 billion bailout deal for Greece

The second bailout will avoid the risk of a Greek default next month and contains strict rules for Greece to control its finances.

# lucas-papademos - Sunday 12 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal Greece This post contains images

Major riots in Athens as Greek parliament approves austerity deal

Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.

Greek PM warns of ‘economic and social catastrophe’ if MPs vote No

Lucas Papademos goes on TV to warn that the cost of a Greek default is far greater than that of a second bailout.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: more trouble for Ivor Callely, the big Six Nations freeze, and Whitney Houston dies at 48

# lucas-papademos - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Greek government warns rebel MPs of “dangerous path” to default

MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.

# lucas-papademos - Thursday 9 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts Greece

Greece leaders reach deal on more austerity and cuts

The Greek Prime Minister said that there was “broad agreement” on all points of the new programme -with one exception.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Greece delays crucial talks as EU piles on pressure Greece

Greece delays crucial talks as EU piles on pressure

Prime minister Lucas Papademos blamed the delay on “missing paperwork”.

# lucas-papademos - Saturday 21 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Greek debt talks with bondholders break down unexpectedly Greece

Greek debt talks with bondholders break down unexpectedly

The representative of Greece’s private creditors has left the country.

# lucas-papademos - Friday 13 January, 2012

Greece may face full default after talks with bondholders falter

Talks between Greece and its bondholders have “paused for reflection” but may be on the verge of total collapse.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Greece: If we can’t finalise second bailout, we’ll have to leave the euro

The Greek government warns that talks to finalise a default on some sovereign bonds have the euro’s future at stake.

# lucas-papademos - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Debt crisis is Europe’s worst moment since WW2 – Merkel Debt Crisis

Debt crisis is Europe’s worst moment since WW2 – Merkel

Angela Merkel tells delegates at her party’s conference that the European debt crisis is the greatest crisis for seven decades.

# lucas-papademos - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Lucas Papademos named as Greece’s new prime minister Greece

Lucas Papademos named as Greece’s new prime minister

He will head a new unity government it has been confirmed at last.

# lucas-papademos - Friday 17 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Greece names Evangelos Venizelos as new finance minister Greece

Greece names Evangelos Venizelos as new finance minister

The move comes amid speculation that the prime minister had trouble finding a replacement for the outgoing finance minister.

# lucas-papademos - Thursday 16 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Greece prepares for new cabinet amid turmoil in the markets and on the streets of Athens Greece

Greece prepares for new cabinet amid turmoil in the markets and on the streets of Athens

Reports indicate that the finance minister is likely to be replaced but who wants “the worst job in Europe”?