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#George Papandreou

# george-papandreou - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Greece stays in the Eurozone, insist Merkel and Sarkozy
# Greece
# Greece

Greece stays in the Eurozone, insist Merkel and Sarkozy

Sep 15th 2011, 7:27 AM 265 Views 12 Comments

The French and German leaders moved to quash fears Greece could be forced out of the single currency over its debt crisis.

# george-papandreou - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Greece to press on with austerity, as Irish people split on next budget measures
# Austerity
# Austerity

Greece to press on with austerity, as Irish people split on next budget measures

Sep 11th 2011, 12:30 PM 561 Views 29 Comments

A poll finds people in Ireland are almost evenly split on whether the government should press on with austerity or ease off in the December budget.

# george-papandreou - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Ireland gets relief on bailout conditions
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Ireland gets relief on bailout conditions

Jul 21st 2011, 9:12 PM 833 Views 22 Comments

Ireland has received an interest rate cut and an extension on its bailout loan repayments.

# george-papandreou - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Greece passes austerity measures
# Greece
# Greece

Greece passes austerity measures

Jun 29th 2011, 2:55 PM 506 Views 11 Comments

On the streets of Athens, they booed.

# george-papandreou - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Tear gas and violence in Athens as Greeks fight austerity
# Athens
# Athens

Tear gas and violence in Athens as Greeks fight austerity

Jun 28th 2011, 7:11 PM 300 Views 8 Comments

Stun grenades were used by police to try to calm the protests, which went on for several hours.

# george-papandreou - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Greek government wins confidence motion, but will tough austerity plan go through?
# Sovereign Debt
# Sovereign Debt

Greek government wins confidence motion, but will tough austerity plan go through?

Jun 22nd 2011, 7:40 AM 247 Views 2 Comments

In Photos: Thousands protest austerity plans as Greek government passes key vote.

# george-papandreou - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Greek parliament passes motion of confidence in Papandreou
# Greece
# Greece

Greek parliament passes motion of confidence in Papandreou

Jun 21st 2011, 11:04 PM 75 Views 2 Comments

# george-papandreou - Monday 20 June, 2011

Greece set for next loan and second bailout
# Greece
# Greece

Greece set for next loan and second bailout

Jun 20th 2011, 7:50 AM 411 Views 4 Comments

Eurozone finance heads discussed the Greek crisis late into the night but what will it all mean for Ireland’s interests?

# george-papandreou - Friday 17 June, 2011

Greece names Evangelos Venizelos as new finance minister
# Greece
# Greece

Greece names Evangelos Venizelos as new finance minister

Jun 17th 2011, 7:50 AM 403 Views 3 Comments

The move comes amid speculation that the prime minister had trouble finding a replacement for the outgoing finance minister.

# george-papandreou - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Greece prepares for new cabinet amid turmoil in the markets and on the streets of Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Greece prepares for new cabinet amid turmoil in the markets and on the streets of Athens

Jun 16th 2011, 9:42 AM 209 Views 2 Comments

Reports indicate that the finance minister is likely to be replaced but who wants “the worst job in Europe”?

# george-papandreou - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Embattled Greek PM to form new government
# Greece
# Greece

Embattled Greek PM to form new government

Jun 15th 2011, 9:50 PM 253 Views 5 Comments

George Papandreou made the shock announcement after a day of violent street protests against austerity plans

# george-papandreou - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Greek opposition party rejects new austerity plan
# Greece
# Greece

Greek opposition party rejects new austerity plan

May 24th 2011, 2:06 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

Despite the European Union’s insistence for cross-party support, Greece’s main opposition party has flatly refused to back new austerity measures aimed at tackling the country’s debt.

# george-papandreou - Monday 9 May, 2011

Why did Der Spiegel speculate that Greece was about to leave the euro?
# Greece
# Greece

Why did Der Spiegel speculate that Greece was about to leave the euro?

May 9th 2011, 12:49 PM 1,644 Views 0 Comments

One economist reckons it was all a ploy to warn people of the disastrous impact Greece actually leaving the euro would have.

# george-papandreou - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Greek PM: 'I hope Ireland gets a better bailout deal'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Greek PM: 'I hope Ireland gets a better bailout deal'

Mar 16th 2011, 10:52 AM 697 Views 0 Comments

After securing reforms to make his own bailout more manageable, George Papandreou asks for similar treatment for us.