# debt-crisis - Sunday 15 September, 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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
More than six million people in Spain are now without work.
# debt-crisis - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
# debt-crisis - Sunday 21 April, 2013
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
All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.
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
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
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
Nicos Anastasiades has also thanked the Cypriot public for their “maturity and collectedness” as the banks reopened.
# debt-crisis - Monday 25 March, 2013
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
Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.
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
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
Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.
Banks in Cyprus remain closed as discussions continue on the terms of the proposed bailout deal.
# debt-crisis - Monday 18 March, 2013
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
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# debt-crisis - Thursday 21 February, 2013
“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
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
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
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
A system of direct democracy would give people a more transparent form of government, writes Raymond Whitehead.
# debt-crisis - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
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
The German Chancellor’s party faces a tough battle in the upcoming Lower Saxony state vote.
# debt-crisis - Thursday 27 December, 2012
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
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
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
The Eurozone house of cards has a solid roof – but the foundations are very rocky.
# debt-crisis - Monday 26 November, 2012
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
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
More than 80,000 people took part in the anti-austerity protest in Athens ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote on new spending cuts.
# debt-crisis - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The finance minister of Cyprus says the last few difference on a Troika bailout are “bridgeable”.
# debt-crisis - Saturday 27 October, 2012
Hundreds of Spanish police officers protested outside the interior ministry today to denounce budget cuts and the elimination of benefits.
# debt-crisis - Sunday 21 October, 2012
Elections are taking place in the Basque Country – the first since ETA renounced violence – and Mariano Rajoy’s home area of Galicia.