# lucas-papademos - Today’s News
# lucas-papademos - Saturday 12 May, 2012
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
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
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
Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.
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
MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.
# lucas-papademos - Thursday 9 February, 2012
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
Prime minister Lucas Papademos blamed the delay on “missing paperwork”.
# lucas-papademos - Saturday 21 January, 2012
The representative of Greece’s private creditors has left the country.
# lucas-papademos - Friday 13 January, 2012
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
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
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
He will head a new unity government it has been confirmed at last.
# lucas-papademos - Friday 17 June, 2011
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
Reports indicate that the finance minister is likely to be replaced but who wants “the worst job in Europe”?