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# bankia - Friday 28 December, 2012

Spain's bailed-out Bankia plunges on market

The lender is at the heart of a crisis in the bad-loan ridden Spanish banking system.

# bankia - Friday 28 September, 2012

Spanish banks may need €60 billion in taxpayer bailout

An independent audit of the banking sector says seven of Spain’s 14 banks will need financial support.

# bankia - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Spain to add another €6 billion to bank bailout fund

The extra funds are being provided while ministers work on sorting out the formal bailout from European funding.

# bankia - Friday 20 July, 2012

No split between banks and sovereign - for now - as Spain secures bailout

The assistance – of up to €100 billion – comes with terms and conditions, while banks and the sovereign haven’t been split just yet.

# bankia - Friday 8 June, 2012

Brussels and Berlin: 'No news' on potential Spanish request for bailout

Both the European Commission and the German government say Spain has not made a formal application for EU funding.

# bankia - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Spain: We're being frozen out of markets, and we need help now

The Spanish treasury minister says Spain “doesn’t have the market door open”, at a time it needs cash to help its banks.

# bankia - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

French minister blames US for creating eurozone's debt crisis

France’s new foreign minister hits back at Barack Obama, saying: ‘Lehman Brothers was not a European bank.’

# bankia - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks

Spain looking at issuing promissory notes to prop up its largest bank to the tune of €19bn. Don’t do it, says the Financial Times – just look at Ireland…

# bankia - Monday 28 May, 2012

Spain sees cost of borrowing rise, as major bank seeks €19bn bailout

This all feels eerily familiar…