# greek-economy - Yesterday’s News
'When you're lying in that bed in Dún Laoghaire, it's easy to think it's all over but it's far from it'
Twelve years after he was left paralysed, Westmeath para-cyclist Declan Slevin recounts the journey which has taken him to the Paralympic Games.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
The US president says European leaders have not been acting quickly enough to solve the crisis – and that the world is suffering.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 20 September, 2011
Discussions with the EU and IMF are nearing a conclusion – but reports say the government wants a referendum on Euro membership.
Nine things to know by 9am: FF prepares for crunch meeting on Áras, is Greece going to withdraw from the Euro?, and Europe’s women reveal their biggest turn-off…
# greek-economy - Monday 19 September, 2011
The Greek government promises to spend less than it takes in in 2012 – but says it won’t repay interest on loans before that.
# greek-economy - Monday 12 September, 2011
Rumours that Greece may still default have sent markets into a nosedive, as the Euro falls and the cost of borrowing rises.
# greek-economy - Monday 5 September, 2011
The head of the European Commission insists that the bloc will continue to grow, albeit at a rate slower than first hoped.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 23 August, 2011
Athens and Helsinki have struck a deal where Finland gets collateral for its second batch of loans. Now others want similar deals.
# greek-economy - Friday 22 July, 2011
The cost of borrowing for Europe’s strugglers is falling this morning, after leaders struck deals on gentler bailouts.
# greek-economy - Thursday 21 July, 2011
RTÉ says a draft agreement being considered in Brussels would slash our interest rate and extend our repayments.
# greek-economy - Monday 4 July, 2011
A deal on a second bailout is deferred over disputes on how much help the private sector should have to offer.
# greek-economy - Wednesday 22 June, 2011
In this evening’s wrap-up: UVF blamed in Belfast, AIB battered in Bulgaria, and a strange new use for your toenail clippings…
Ireland’s banks will escape any fallout, but the State and private institutions will lose out if Greece goes to the wall.
# greek-economy - Thursday 16 June, 2011
Ireland and Greece can’t follow the recovery mode as Iceland did, finance minister Steingrimur Sigfusson insists.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 14 June, 2011
# greek-economy - Thursday 9 June, 2011
# greek-economy - Thursday 26 May, 2011
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
The Greek opposition have refused to sanction new austerity moves – and now the IMF is threatening to hold up on payments.
# greek-economy - Friday 20 May, 2011
The current market conditions won’t allow Ireland to borrow through normal means by next year – leaving us in the lurch.
# greek-economy - Tuesday 3 May, 2011
A preliminary agreement on emergency lending to Portugal’s caretaker government is due in days, an EU official says.
# greek-economy - Monday 7 March, 2011
As the Programme for Government agrees to seek a lower interest rate, Europe asks the main economies to look kindly.
# greek-economy - Saturday 20 November, 2010
Insiders tell the foreign press that the bailout being considered for the banks is €50bn, with more for the state if needed.
# greek-economy - Thursday 11 November, 2010
China bought Greek debt at the time of the bailout, and hints it’s been buying Portugal. Could Ireland be next?
# greek-economy - Thursday 21 October, 2010
The cost of government ten-year borrowing was under 6% on Tuesday. Today it closed above 6.5% again.