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# Eurobonds

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North-south split opens up as EU finance ministers fail to agree coranvirus bailout plan
Italy and Spain are insisting on a solidarity fund but this is being resisted by Germany.
Major French bank predicts next moves for Europe
Ahead of crunch talks between major country leaders and 6 September ECB meeting, Société Générale economist has some predictions: including possibly unlimited ECB bond-buying.
Not for turning: Germany says eurobonds are 'completely inappropriate'
A spokesman for Angela Merkel has reiterated the Chancellor’s opposition to the pooling of eurozone debt, an idea gaining growing support among other eurozone nations.
Eurobonds will come sooner or later, reckons Mario Monti
A Europe divided: in the very same newspaper, Germany’s foreign minister Guido Westerwelle says they’re a no-go area.
EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax
Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.
Innovation? Controversy? What's on the table at today's meeting of EU leaders?
Promoting jobs and growth along with balancing budgets will be on the agenda today.
Explainer: What are Eurobonds and why do they matter?
Your quick guide to current proposals for a commmon euro-area bond.
Eurobond plan won't delay referendum, says Noonan
Meanwhile, Pearse Doherty says Sinn Féin would be interested in eurobonds – depending on the terms involved.
Column: Is it time to grow up about Europe?
Ahead of next Wednesday’s Leviathan debate about the future of Ireland’s relationship with Europe, panelist Jason O’Mahony tells us that it might well be…
EU Commission could be given powers to impose austerity - report
The president of the European Council has proposed a radical shake-up of the eurozone ahead of the upcoming summit.
Gilmore gives strongest hint yet that Ireland opposes EU treaty change
As EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels, Eamon Gilmore insists changing EU treaties won’t act quickly enough to fix the debt crisis.
Eurozone finance ministers hold talks amid fears of euro breakup
US president Barack Obama has weighed in with a call for EU countries to find a solution to the spiralling debt crisis.
Eurozone 'has ten days to save itself, or collapse' - analyst
Wolfgang Münchau, associate editor of the Financial Times, believes catastrophe is coming if a deal is not struck by December 9.
Germany leading plans for six-country 'elite bonds' - report
A report in the ‘Welt on Sonntag’ newspaper says six AAA-rated countries are contemplating plans for common bonds.
Rehn puts Eurobond proposal back on the table
Despite opposition from Germany, France and Herman van Rompuy, Olli Rehn is considering laws to allow a common Eurozone bond.