# jean-claude-juncker - Today’s News
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# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 11 July, 2013
A fixture on the European scene during the financial crisis, Juncker recently faced Luxembourg’s first confidence vote in 150 years.
# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 16 May, 2013
Jean-Claude Juncker was comparing the Eurozone now to a year ago in Brussels.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
IMF chief Christine Lagarde visibly disagreed with Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a press confernece last night.
# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 23 September, 2012
The longest serving head of government in the EU and the head of the Euro Group is not a man to mess with and these pictures prove it…
# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 15 September, 2012
Meanwhile, mass anti-austerity protests have filled central Madrid.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 14 September, 2012
Once discussions on the promissory note issue has been concluded, Ireland could get a more lenient deal – but it may be some time.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
Including Jean-Claude Juncker, Atlantic 252 and feelings of complete inadequacy.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 30 July, 2012
There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 29 June, 2012
This is Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker at summit of EU leaders in Brussels. Maybe he knows something we don’t…
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 25 June, 2012
Spain’s government views loan offer “very favourably”, according to letter sent to Jean-Claude Juncker.
Reuters says a document being prepared for Brussels also discusses banking union and deeper economic integration.
# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 16 June, 2012
The Greek electorate will vote tomorrow for the second time in six weeks.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 21 May, 2012
Both Michael Noonan and Vitor Gaspar were tough on their Greek counterpart last week over Athens’s failure to follow its bailout programme.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Meanwhile, more coalition talks.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 1 May, 2012
Jean-Claude Juncker says he wasn’t impressed by France and Germany acting “as if they are the only members of the group”.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
Eurozone members have agreed to release the first €39.4 billion of funds under Greece’s second bailout programme.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 13 March, 2012
A meeting of Eurozone finance ministers sees Spain encouraged to frontload budget cuts in order to achieve EU deficit targets.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 20 February, 2012
Arriving in Brussels, Evangelos Venizelos says Greece is “ready to conclude this long process” and secure more funding.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
A meeting of eurozone finance ministers due today has been put back until Monday, due to concerns over “political assurances”.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 10 February, 2012
The Greek daily Dimokratia isn’t best pleased with the EU-enforced austerity. Check out yesterday’s front page…
EU finance ministers are refusing to release the aid package despite a deal reached by Greece’s leaders yesterday.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 30 November, 2011
It’s now feared the European Financial Stability Fund does not have sufficient firepower to rescue distressed countries.
# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 20 October, 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy left the birth of his child last night for talks with Angela Merkel – but they do not appear to have produced results.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
Eurozone finance ministers have decided to delay a decision on Greece’s next €8bn loan package until later in the month.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 3 October, 2011
The shrinking Greek economy means the austerity drive will not be enough to ensure that the government deficit is within targets.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 3 August, 2011
Things aren’t looking too good in Spain either.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 12 July, 2011
The IMF has voiced approval of the move – saying that recognition of the need for a broader, more forward-looking policy response to assist Greece was welcomed.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 11 July, 2011
Italy could be the next country holding out the beggar’s bowl – in a bailout that would dwarf the previous ones.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 3 June, 2011
About 200 protesters have blockaded the entrance of the Athens finance ministry and hung a giant banner from the roof calling for a general strike – as Greece tries to wrap up tough international negotiations on new austerity measures.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 30 May, 2011
Greece will be subject to unprecedented international intervention in its domestic affairs in return for new bailout loans according to a report in today’s Financial Times.
# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 26 May, 2011
The Greek opposition have refused to sanction new austerity moves – and now the IMF is threatening to hold up on payments.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 9 May, 2011
There are conflicting reports about the extent to which Greece needs help but the suggestion that Athens would pull out of the euro has been dismissed as a “stupid idea”.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 25 March, 2011
Portugal’s crisis is taking the shine off the EU summit in Brussels, where leaders have put the finishing touches to a “comprehensive package” in response to the financial crisis.
# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 24 March, 2011
The political crisis in Portugal takes the shine off the EU’s new crisis strategy, which was due to be signed off at the summit.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 14 March, 2011
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has met with the ECB president Jean Claude Trichet to discuss Ireland’s banking system and corporate tax rate.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 18 January, 2011
There’s no deal from Brussels over whether to add more money to the bailout pot, but support is growing.
# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 11 December, 2010
Merkel and Sarkozy commit to defending the Euro – but say they’re not considering plans to issue common Eurozone bonds.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 6 December, 2010
So-called ‘E-bonds’ would help to prompt renewed confidence in the currency and make it easier to borrow, claim ministers.