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#EU summit

# eu-summit - Friday 24 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am including: Enda and Nicolas’ brief encounter; Noonan urges us to spend spend spend; How Libyan rebels communicate; and the illegal Pulitzer Prize winner.

Second Greek bailout negotiations progress - but hinge on austerity

Greek government has to pass its unpopular austerity plans before accessing either the next batch of its current bailout, or a second bailout.

Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus

Reluctance to cut Ireland’s bailout interest rate appears to now hinge on a different tax issue than our low corporate tax rate…

# eu-summit - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Taoiseach to come face to face with Sarkozy at EU summit

Greece will top the agenda at the European Council meeting, with fears that contagion will spread around the world.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you really should know by 9pm: Kenny heads to Brussels, Norris gets a boost from the public and what the British ambassador really thought of Charles Haughey in 1980…

# eu-summit - Sunday 10 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In todays Fix: Poland remembers the victims of last year’s plane crash in western Russia; an Oxford academic cancels his book launch in NUI Maynooth over Lucinda Creighton’s “anti-Turkish and anti-gay” comments; and we hear Obama’s first campaign song. Maybe.

# eu-summit - Friday 25 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: an appeal to consumers to stop buying medicines online; Japanese officials say a large radiation leak may have occurred at the Fukushima plant; and we show some of the best results of our caption competition.

Portuguese bond yields soar after overnight debt downgrade

Portugal’s crisis is taking the shine off the EU summit in Brussels, where leaders have put the finishing touches to a “comprehensive package” in response to the financial crisis.

Caption competition: Give Enda Kenny a hand

Taoiseach Kenny is almost out of the frame in this pic from the EU summit – we ask YOU: What was he thinking?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: British police may investigate Neil Prendeville; how Barack Obama was locked out of the White House and the cheating scandal that’s rocking the chess world.

# eu-summit - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Portugal and Ireland’s woes dominate EU summit

The political crisis in Portugal takes the shine off the EU’s new crisis strategy, which was due to be signed off at the summit.

# eu-summit - Saturday 4 December, 2010

German Chancellor Merkel ‘threatened to pull out of euro zone’

Reports emerge that Merkel had made remark at dinner during EU summit which was dominated by Irish bailout.