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The View from 22: Greece is burning

17 May 2012 9:42

The upcoming Greek elections will push the nation into a confrontation with the European authorities, reports Faisal Islam, the economics…

Cameron gets tough with the eurozone

16 May 2012 13:28

Today’s PMQs will be remembered for one thing, Cameron saying that the eurozone had to ‘make up or it is…

The staring contest over Greece

15 May 2012 17:50

Now that negotiations have broken down in Athens, and there will be another election, we face the prospect of an…

Get set for more Greek elections

11 May 2012 14:50

A second Greek election is looking more and more likely, with party leaders unable to form a coalition. I reported…

The Greek tragedy goes on

8 May 2012 9:18

‘The eurozone’s weakest link just got weaker.’ So says Tristan Cooper, sovereign debt analyst at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, on the…

Can Merkel and Hollande meet in the middle?

7 May 2012 17:03

This afternoon, it’s even clearer that the French and Greek elections are a significant moment in the life of the…

Hollande, Cameron and the 21st arrondissement

7 May 2012 10:18

While David Cameron has good cause to be glad of Sarkozy’s defeat, he has even better cause to be nervous…

What Hollande’s victory means

6 May 2012 19:16

Tonight’s election results mark the next challenge to the euro. In France, the Socialist candidate François Hollande has won. Having…

Fears heighten as the Eurocrisis rumbles on

2 May 2012 12:56

For all the coverage of hacking, pasty tax and the like, the continuing crisis in the eurozone remains the most…

The hurdles facing Greece

21 February 2012 19:00

Greece’s problems are far from over. As Pete said this morning, the €130 billion bailout hardly means the country is…

Darling: This is a Greek Versailles Treaty

21 February 2012 18:21

Alistair Darling’s suggestion that income tax might be devolved (entirely!) to Scotland as part of a new post-referendum “settlement” was,…

Greece saved at last? Nope…

21 February 2012 9:04

Greece sorta defaulted last night. That’s what you need to remember when reading of Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos’s ‘happiness’…

Bailout country

16 February 2012 11:48

With the political wrangling over another Greek bailout continuing today, we thought CoffeeHousers might care to read (or re-read) Faisal…

Will Germany let Greece stay in the euro?

13 February 2012 12:35

The German government is split on the biggest policy question of the day, according to the FT’s German edition. As…

Greece needs to quit the eurozone

10 February 2012 14:05

The Greek people are being crucified on a cross of euros. Unemployment there is 21 per cent and rising fast…

Greece is still the word ahead of today’s eurosummit

30 January 2012 9:14

How about this for a claim by Nicolas Sarkozy, made in a TV appearance yesterday? ‘Europe is no longer at…

When one euro is worth more than another

27 January 2012 23:21

Faisal Islam has a very interesting report from Davos on how at least one bank no longer believes that a…

How Sound is Salmond’s Scottish Pound?

26 January 2012 16:20

One of the more tiresome aspects of the SNP’s vision for the future of Scotland is its fondness for breezily…

Osborne visits China, but can’t escape Europe

16 January 2012 11:20

Yet another day here in Westminster that’s all about the economy. Nick Clegg has just delivered a speech on the…

The Pound, the Euro and Other Scottish Pink Herrings

13 January 2012 17:27

The crisis in euroland continues unstaunched and, perhaps, irrevocably. Naturally, being self-obsessed sorts and this being the week it is,…