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# Jyrki Katainen

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Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?
If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.
# Corporate Tax
Finland to cut corporate tax rate from 24.5pc to 20pc
The move follows recent cuts by Sweden and Denmark.
# Promissory notes
Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.
# Attack
Finnish PM unharmed after attack by knife-wielding man
The man approached prime minister Jyrki Katainen to shake his hand but was apprehended by security guards.
# Eurozone
Greece bailout in doubt as no Finnish deal reached
Despite growing concerns about Greece and Italy, Angela Merkel and Herman Van Rompuy move to ensure eurozone members that they are working to stabilise the common currency.
# Eurozone
European in-fighting may still scupper Greece's second bailout
Athens and Helsinki have struck a deal where Finland gets collateral for its second batch of loans. Now others want similar deals.