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# recession - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From The42 Barcelona accused of spying on Gerard Pique and Shakira Spies Like Us

Barcelona accused of spying on Gerard Pique and Shakira

The rumours were leaked by disgruntled ex-employees of the Metodo 3 detective agency.

# recession - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Czech's historic breweries trying to get back on tap

The country drinks the most beer in the world per head of population but its indigenous brewing industry is having to innovate.

Rating agency downgrades Britain’s credit rating for first time in 35 years

Moody’s have downgraded the UK from AAA to AA1.

# recession - Friday 22 February, 2013

Final day of campaigning in Italy as uncertainty rules over election

Italy goes to the polls on Sunday and Monday but it’s still not clear who is most likely to emerge victorious.

# recession - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign

The campaign was focused on rescuing the recession-hit EU member state from bankruptcy.

# recession - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Barnardos: CSO survey shows 'ravaging' effects of recession on families

Meanwhile, the Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton said the survey shows that “the impact of the crisis has not worsened income inequality”.

# recession - Thursday 31 January, 2013

From Business ETC Examiner appointed to B&Q Ireland Examiner

Examiner appointed to B&Q Ireland

The company said they have been impacted by the recession and in particular by the decline in consumer spending in the housing sector.

Organisation in Dublin launches campaign to reduce street begging

The Dublin City Business Improvement District is encouraging people to place donations in new ‘giving boxes’ instead of directly to people begging.

From Business ETC Less than 10% of retail employers will increase pay in 2013 Retail Pay

Less than 10% of retail employers will increase pay in 2013

The survey also found that more than 17 per cent will reduce allowances such as bonuses and overtime rates in 2013.

# recession - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court

A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.

# recession - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Rising food poverty hinders students' ability to learn

The IPPN said primary school students are faced with new forms of disadvantages including losing their homes, cyber-bullying and early sexualisaton.

# recession - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Careers clinic: What are you actually doing to get a job?

Jobs may be scarce on the ground – but they still exist. Here’s how to do everything you possibly can to find the job you want.

# recession - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Irish senior executives optimistic about career prospects

High number are open to moving to new jobs, despite the recession.

# recession - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Column: ‘Island? Which island?’ – life as an Irish person in Japan

James Joyce? U2? Guinness? No – Halloween is the only thing that earns Ireland any kudos, writes Hannah Quinn.

Read in full: The leaked European Commission document into Ireland's economy

The full draft document reveals the Irish government’s fears about a mass boycott of water charges, criticism over the costs of legal services in Ireland, and Troika suggestions to cut public sector pay.

# recession - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Irish banks are still very fragile - and the Troika is concerned

The Troika also warned that Irish banks still aren’t lending enough to small businesses either.

# recession - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From Business ETC Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year Savings

Annual savings up 10 per cent on last year

Research from EBS shows that people aged 16-24 are now more confident about their economic well being than this time last year.

# recession - Monday 7 January, 2013

Small firms being 'strangled' by late payments - SFA

Companies are now waiting an average of 62 days to be paid, according to a survey by the Small Firms Association.

# recession - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Permanent TSB says it will increase lending fivefold this year

Permanent TSB says it will significantly increase lending for mortgages and personal loans in 2013.

# recession - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers told its employees yesterday that 83 jobs will be lost due at its plant in west Dublin due to outsourcing.

Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength

The German Chancellor’s party faces a tough battle in the upcoming Lower Saxony state vote.

# recession - Friday 4 January, 2013

Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent

The number of people aged 25 or under on the live register dropped for the 29th month in a row.

Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland Volunteering This post contains videos

Over 465,000 voluntary hours clocked in record 2012 for Volunteer Ireland

More and more people are volunteering since the onset of the recession but the national volunteer development agency cites other reasons for the increase.

# recession - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Exchequer deficit reduced by €10bn in 2012 to €14.9bn

VAT and corporation tax recorded surpluses, while income tax and excise duties recorded shortfalls.

Spain's unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December

It is the first decline in the jobless figure since July 2012.

# recession - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Column: Let’s address Ireland’s problems this year, as well as our own

Our towns and cities are hamstrung by budget cuts – but a new initiative could help find solutions and save money, writes Barry Flinn.

# recession - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Poll: Do you think Ireland's economy is over the worst? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland's economy is over the worst?

There seems to be slightly more optimism than usual about the economy as we head into 2013. What do you think – are you optimistic about it?

# recession - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Worst of the euro crisis is 'behind us', says German finance minister

HURRAH! Break out the champagne and foie gras…

# recession - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Column: Why I love baking – from measuring flour to licking the spoon

With the Great Irish Bake-Off due to start in 2013, Rosanne Hewitt-Cromwell explains why baking has made a resurgence in the recession.

# recession - Friday 21 December, 2012

'Plan B' to avert fiscal cliff in the US fails

Obama said he’ll try to prevent across-the-board tax increases after a vote calling for higher rates on million-dollar earners failed.

# recession - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Spain passes massive austerity cutbacks

Crowds gathered today to protest against job and benefit cuts as well as the tax increases passed today.

Ireland is the most charitable country in Europe

We came second in the world behind Australia and ahead of Canada.

# recession - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

One in every six calls to Samaritans were recession-related

This was the busiest year yet for Samaritans, with longer calls to their helpline and more face-to-face contact at its branches.

# recession - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Five million unemployed in Spain

It was the highest number of job seekers registered in Spain since current records began in 1996.

# recession - Sunday 2 December, 2012

You might help crowdfund an album - but what about some scientific research?

Some scientists have turned to crowdfunding to raise money for their work – with one TCD researcher raising more than €20,000.

# recession - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Column: We believe economic growth can save us… but can it?

Our blind faith in growing the economy may be ignoring some important facts, writes Dermot McNally.

# recession - Monday 26 November, 2012

Join’s #Budget 2013 virtual panel

We want to hear from a wide range of people across the country to find out their thoughts both ahead of Budget Day and on the day itself.

# recession - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

GAA fans lose an institution as Quinns of Drumcondra shuts its doors

Where many a day turned to midnight…

# recession - Monday 19 November, 2012

From The42 Cesc Fabregas brings wrong passport to Moscow, detained in airport ahead of Champions League tie Computer Says No

Cesc Fabregas brings wrong passport to Moscow, detained in airport ahead of Champions League tie

Barcelona chiefs eventually resolved the situation and the midfielder was granted a temporary visa.

# recession - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Labour TD calls for bankers’ pay and pensions to be tackled

Labour Party TD for Dublin North Brendan Ryan says the Irish public “will not stand for further cuts in education or other frontline services”.