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#Debt Crisis

# debt-crisis - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,428 Views 42 Comments

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

# debt-crisis - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session
# Early Hours
# Early Hours

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session

Jul 23rd 2015, 8:20 AM 9,096 Views 70 Comments

Relief for Alexis Tsipras – but he’s had to endure another major rebellion from his own party.

# debt-crisis - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months
# Debt
# Debt

Thousands asked for help from insolvency service in its first months

Dec 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,797 Views 17 Comments

In the first three months of the ISI’s existence, it was inundated with calls and emails.

# debt-crisis - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Column: A breakdown of the Irish economic collapse
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: A breakdown of the Irish economic collapse

Sep 15th 2013, 8:30 AM 422 Views 71 Comments

Dr Donal Donovan considers who and what was responsible for the demise of the Celtic Tiger – and whether Ireland’s preferential corporate tax regime can be sustained in the face of pressures from other countries.

# debt-crisis - Friday 6 September, 2013

PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

PTSB is "not aware" of letters advising people in minimal arrears to sell their homes

Sep 6th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,424 Views 38 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Dohery says that he has met with a family who were advised to clear arrears of €300 by selling their home, something the PTSB CEO says he is “not aware” of.

# debt-crisis - Thursday 5 September, 2013

PTSB says it would “stand over” advising customer to leave college in order to pay mortgage
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

PTSB says it would “stand over” advising customer to leave college in order to pay mortgage

Sep 5th 2013, 10:56 PM 13,055 Views 74 Comments

Stephen Donnelly says that the bank’s response was “deeply disappointing” and says that the crisis is not one of arrears, it is one of debt.

# debt-crisis - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed

Jun 4th 2013, 7:45 PM 57 Views 59 Comments

The EU can restore trust by pursuing evidence-based policies that will put people first – namely by setting targets for the real economy, humanitarian aid, and social justice, writes Tom McDonnell.

# debt-crisis - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

May 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 29 Views 48 Comments

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

# debt-crisis - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

France enters recession in first quarter
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

France enters recession in first quarter

May 15th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,339 Views 19 Comments

French economic growth has been sluggish lately as a result of record unemployment and falling household demand – the key driver of the economy.

# debt-crisis - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Spain's unemployment rate shoots to record 27.16%
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Spain's unemployment rate shoots to record 27.16%

Apr 25th 2013, 8:33 AM 6,943 Views 56 Comments

More than six million people in Spain are now without work.

# debt-crisis - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse
# USA
# USA

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:30 PM 5,244 Views 11 Comments

Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.

# debt-crisis - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Nick Leeson: I’ve observed the need for debt solution – now I’m acting on it
# Read Me
# Read Me

Nick Leeson: I’ve observed the need for debt solution – now I’m acting on it

Apr 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 57 Views 35 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson explains why he has begun to work as a mediator between indebted people and the banks…

# debt-crisis - Friday 12 April, 2013

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

Apr 12th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,977 Views 159 Comments

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU and Eurozone finance ministers begin two-day summit in Dublin

Apr 12th 2013, 7:32 AM 3,144 Views 25 Comments

Ministers will discuss extending the repayment dates of Ireland’s loans, and the aftermath of the Cyprus bailout catastrophe.

# debt-crisis - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Troika recommends 'giving Ireland seven more years to repay loans'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika recommends 'giving Ireland seven more years to repay loans'

Apr 10th 2013, 11:07 AM 13,757 Views 156 Comments

Proposals seen by Reuters, to be put to ministers in Dublin this weekend, would see extra time given for Ireland and Portugal to repay.

# debt-crisis - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth - but why?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth - but why?

Apr 6th 2013, 8:00 AM 40 Views 96 Comments

The EU needs to either get on with integration, proper banking and political union or separate into amicable trading partners and neighbours, writes Aaron McKenna.

# debt-crisis - Friday 29 March, 2013

Cyprus president: Crisis is 'contained' and we won't leave eurozone
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus president: Crisis is 'contained' and we won't leave eurozone

Mar 29th 2013, 2:50 PM 3,911 Views 23 Comments

Nicos Anastasiades has also thanked the Cypriot public for their “maturity and collectedness” as the banks reopened.

# debt-crisis - Monday 25 March, 2013

FF publishes bill to remove bank veto from insolvency regime
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

FF publishes bill to remove bank veto from insolvency regime

Mar 25th 2013, 2:30 PM 5,092 Views 31 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s legislation would also create an independent Mortgage Resolution Office with the power to make binding orders.

# debt-crisis - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus

Mar 24th 2013, 5:29 PM 17,264 Views 23 Comments

Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.

Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis

Mar 24th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,055 Views 68 Comments

Ministers will hold a last-ditch meeting to decide whether Cyprus will get a bailout – or be forced to leave the euro.

# debt-crisis - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:53 AM 6,662 Views 71 Comments

The Troika are in Cyprus for intensive talks, while Nicos Anastasiades could yet lead a delegation to Brussels this afternoon.

# debt-crisis - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Mar 19th 2013, 11:23 AM 8,206 Views 53 Comments

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

Ireland not impacted by Cyprus' bailout deal - Kenny
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Ireland not impacted by Cyprus' bailout deal - Kenny

Mar 19th 2013, 9:38 AM 3,967 Views 50 Comments

Banks in Cyprus remain closed as discussions continue on the terms of the proposed bailout deal.

# debt-crisis - Monday 18 March, 2013

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday
# Controversial
# Controversial

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday

Mar 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 6,077 Views 62 Comments

The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.

# debt-crisis - Friday 8 March, 2013

# debt-crisis - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after 'taking one for the team'
# Michael Noonan
# Michael Noonan

Noonan: Europe now owes Ireland after 'taking one for the team'

Feb 21st 2013, 2:05 PM 12,739 Views 118 Comments

“As Ronald Reagan used to say, ‘We took one for the team.’ And I think the team owes us now.”

# debt-crisis - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Column: Legal uncertainty of promissory notes is a powerful bargaining tool
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Legal uncertainty of promissory notes is a powerful bargaining tool

Feb 6th 2013, 7:01 AM 125 Views 59 Comments

The looming payment deadline for the next €3.06 billion promissory note instalment is at the centre of discussions – but the legality of this debt is not being properly considered, writes Andy Storey.

# debt-crisis - Monday 4 February, 2013

Taoiseach in Brussels for European budget talks
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Taoiseach in Brussels for European budget talks

Feb 4th 2013, 9:31 AM 2,203 Views 24 Comments

He is joining the other three Presidents of the EU – Herman Van Rompuy, José Manuel Barroso and Martin Schulz.

# debt-crisis - Monday 21 January, 2013

Noonan arrives in Brussels for key talks on aid for banks
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Noonan arrives in Brussels for key talks on aid for banks

Jan 21st 2013, 6:53 PM 3,873 Views 53 Comments

Michael Noonan will chair tomorrow’s meeting of EU finance ministers; today’s Eurogroup meeting will elect a new head.

# debt-crisis - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders
# Politics
# Politics

Column: Irish politics won't change until people demand accountability from leaders

Jan 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 608 Views 153 Comments

A system of direct democracy would give people a more transparent form of government, writes Raymond Whitehead.

# debt-crisis - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party
# Next Stop Munich
# Next Stop Munich

Kenny to address meeting of Merkel's Bavarian sister party

Jan 8th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,564 Views 57 Comments

The Taoiseach is in Munich to address a meeting of the Christian Social Union, the regional sister party of the CDU.

# debt-crisis - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength
# Germany
# Germany

Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength

Jan 5th 2013, 2:42 PM 4,431 Views 17 Comments

The German Chancellor’s party faces a tough battle in the upcoming Lower Saxony state vote.

# debt-crisis - Thursday 27 December, 2012

European stocks rise after festive break
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise after festive break

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,683 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.

# debt-crisis - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Berlusconi tells Italy: 'You need me, and I always help people in need'
# Italy
# Italy

Berlusconi tells Italy: 'You need me, and I always help people in need'

Dec 18th 2012, 9:25 PM 5,612 Views 26 Comments

The flamboyant former prime minister is on a media blitz as he prepares his attempt to return to power for a fourth time, warning of civil war if Italy continues on its current course.

# debt-crisis - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Monti to step down as Berlusconi announces fresh run
# Italy
# Italy

Monti to step down as Berlusconi announces fresh run

Dec 9th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,130 Views 18 Comments

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said he is stepping down just hours after Silvio Berlusconi announced he would run again for head of government.

# debt-crisis - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Silly diagram does a great job explaining what's wrong with the Eurozone
# 1000 Words
# 1000 Words

Silly diagram does a great job explaining what's wrong with the Eurozone

Dec 1st 2012, 3:56 PM 18,025 Views 10 Comments

The Eurozone house of cards has a solid roof – but the foundations are very rocky.

# debt-crisis - Monday 26 November, 2012

Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs
# France
# France

Amazon announces investment in France, sees 2,500 jobs

Nov 26th 2012, 11:23 AM 4,228 Views 8 Comments

The internet giant is planning to open a fourth despatch centre in the country – despite an ongoing tax dispute with the French government.

# debt-crisis - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests
# Protests
# Protests

Clashes erupt in Europe anti-austerity protests

Nov 14th 2012, 9:29 PM 6,737 Views 93 Comments

Millions of workers across Europe rallied together today in strikes and rallies to protest against any further austerity measures.

# debt-crisis - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Greek protests erupt into violence ahead of austerity vote
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Greek protests erupt into violence ahead of austerity vote

Nov 7th 2012, 9:33 PM 5,820 Views 82 Comments

More than 80,000 people took part in the anti-austerity protest in Athens ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on new spending cuts.

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