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# bailouts - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Portugal is in limbo after a left-wing alliance toppled the government

The conservative minority government was the shortest-lived administration in the country’s history.

# bailouts - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

These figures show Irish people lost more than anyone in the financial crisis

But it has been a good few years to be Dutch, Belgian or Danish.

# bailouts - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

# bailouts - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Greece still wants its referendum after saying yes to a third bailout

The country’s prime minister says it’s not a vote on staying in Europe.

Greece will accept the troika's bailout terms... but says it hasn't capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

# bailouts - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Greece doesn't want a piece of the troika's latest offer

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.

# bailouts - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Paul Murphy accuses Michael Noonan of 'stabbing the Greek people in the chest'

… and the Irish people in the back.

# bailouts - Monday 22 June, 2015

'Unexpected developments' in Greece are the biggest risk to Ireland's recovery

The warnings come as a Greek debt deadline looms ever closer.

# bailouts - Monday 15 June, 2015

Europe should get ready for a 'state of emergency' in Greece

There are only two weeks left before time runs out on a new bailout deal.

# bailouts - Friday 15 May, 2015

Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises

The new Greek government is pushing ahead with privatising ports and airports.

# bailouts - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Greece just slid back into recession

It’s the first time since late 2013 that the country’s economy has been in decline.

# bailouts - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Greece has found enough cash for the IMF - by not paying its people

Workers and government suppliers have reported major delays in getting their money.

# bailouts - Friday 27 February, 2015

Germany and Greece have settled their bailout differences (for now)

German politicians have just approved the troubled country’s four-month extension.

# bailouts - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011

The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.

# bailouts - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Greek lawmakers gear up for crucial austerity vote

Under proposed reforms, thousands of civil servants in Greece will have eight months to find new posts or accept those offered to them. Otherwise, they would lose their job.

# bailouts - Thursday 27 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# bailouts - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Where are the tapes from the other bailed-out banks? Kenny: ‘I dunno’

The Taoiseach said: “I did ask for all files when I got this job… And there are none…”

# bailouts - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Noonan: Ireland will escape bailout, even if we can't recover bank costs

The finance minister says the world recognises that Ireland’s debts are sustainable, but he won’t give up on help.

EU faces talks on bank sector reform and who should pay for future bailouts

Finance ministers are also expected to formally approve a 7-year extension on Ireland’s and Portugal’s bailout loans.

# bailouts - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Ballyhea protestors in Brussels to meet MEPs from economics committee

The protestors – who have held weekly marches opposing the bailout – want help getting a meeting with the ECB.

# bailouts - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

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Pictures: Ballyhea bondholder bailout protesters reach Dublin

The ‘Ballyhea says No!’ protest group reached the capital today, demonstrating against payments to bondholders.

# bailouts - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Greek pro-bailout parties claim knife-edge elections

The eurozone breathes a sigh of relief.

# bailouts - Monday 21 May, 2012

Ireland, Portugal hit out at Greece for breaking promises

Both Michael Noonan and Vitor Gaspar were tough on their Greek counterpart last week over Athens’s failure to follow its bailout programme.

# bailouts - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Yep, another debate.