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# bailout - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

# bailout - Monday 26 June, 2017

Italian government bails out two banks to the tune of €17 billion

The two banks’ toxic assets will be moved to a “bad bank” – similar to NAMA here.

# bailout - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Four bankers and Barclays charged over emergency $3 billion Qatar deal

The charges include one for conspiracy to commit fraud against the bank’s former chief executive, John Varley.

# bailout - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Government urged to use €3.8 billion from AIB sale to 'build homes, hospitals and schools'

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that the Irish people “sacrificed so much to protect our banking system”.

# bailout - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# bailout - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

# bailout - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Italy is preparing to bail out the world's oldest bank - and bondholders will be burnt

The world’s oldest bank and Italy’s third-biggest, BMPS is racing against the clock to raise €5 billion or face a government bailout.

# bailout - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit

NIcola Sturgeon said the move would “boost confidence”.

# bailout - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'

The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.

# bailout - Monday 23 May, 2016

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

# bailout - Sunday 13 December, 2015

This town will say "No" for the 250th week running today

“It’s not a milestone we ever wanted to mark, I assure you.”

# bailout - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government Bailout Buddies This post contains videos

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government

Communists, Greens and the Left Bloc have banded together to take power the majority.

# bailout - Monday 16 November, 2015

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

# bailout - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government' Fianna Fáil This post contains images

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

# bailout - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?

One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.

# bailout - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is "unconstitutional"

Irish Nationwide was folded into IBRC after its bailout.

# bailout - Thursday 10 September, 2015

‘Ultimatums are not the way to do business’: Key IMF figure criticises Trichet letters

Ajai Chopra claimed the ECB “went beyond its mandate” in letters sent by Jean-Claude Trichet to Brian Lenihan.

# bailout - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# bailout - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# bailout - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# bailout - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

Homeless in Athens: ‘Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.’

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

# bailout - Saturday 18 July, 2015

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# bailout - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

‘Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice… ‘: Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister

The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.

# bailout - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Limerick chairman hoping Greek financial crisis can help save his club from relegation Bailout

# bailout - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn't believe in ... but will implement

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

# bailout - Monday 13 July, 2015

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

# bailout - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

# bailout - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

'Greece should drop the euro - and so should Ireland'

Ballyhea Says No began marching against the Irish bailout in 2011.

# bailout - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# bailout - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# bailout - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout

Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo Conspiracy Theories This post contains videos

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# bailout - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

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