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#Nicolas Sarkozy

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: Happy Christmas from all your friends in Brussels Christmas Greetings This post contains videos

Watch: Happy Christmas from all your friends in Brussels

This just might be the strangest Christmas video you’ll see this year…

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 9 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s Fix: A deal for Europe but not for the UK; bad news for commuters; good news for soccer fans; and an X Factor meltdown like you’ve never seen before.

Poll: If there was a referendum, how would you vote on the new EU deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If there was a referendum, how would you vote on the new EU deal?

Ireland’s one of the 26 Euro members signing up to a new financial agreement. Do you support our signing up?

What's in the new EU deal - and what does it mean for Ireland? EU

What's in the new EU deal - and what does it mean for Ireland?

We try to cut through the legal language and figure out precisely what 26 EU members have signed up to in Brussels.

Hungary may adopt new EU deal - with UK veto the only obstacle to Treaty change EU

Hungary may adopt new EU deal - with UK veto the only obstacle to Treaty change

Hungary may now also sign up to the deal agreed by euro members overnight – leaving the UK as the only EU member outside it.

In full: the deal struck by 26 of the 27 EU members

The full text of the deal adopted by euro members, and by at least six – and potentially nine – of the other 10 EU members.

UK and Hungary veto plans for EU Treaty change after all-night talks

Overnight talks in Brussels fail to reach a deal, with at least 23 countries instead signing up to a ‘fiscal compact’.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Kenny and Sarkozy underline differences ahead of crunch EU summit

Speaking at an EPP congress in Marseille, Kenny wants Europe to use the treaty it has – and Sarkozy demands a new one.

EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit

Over a dozen heads of state – including Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel – will meet in Marseille before the crisis summit.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit

In their submission to the European Council ahead of the EU leaders’ summit tomorrow, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy outline proposals to harmonise corporation tax and impose a new financial transaction tax.

EU plans to end debt crisis could be adopted ‘without treaty change’ – Kenny

The Taoiseach confirms that proposals put forward by Herman van Rompuy include options which would bypass a referendum.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Germany welcomes S&P moves to downgrade eurozone

Wolfgang Schauble says threats that the entire eurozone could be downgraded are an “incentive” for EU leaders to strike a deal.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 5 December, 2011

S&P may downgrade 16 eurozone countries – and increase interest on our bailout

Standard & Poor’s says 16 eurozone nations could have their credit ratings cut – which would make Ireland’s bailout more expensive.

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the Budget; good news for Ryan Tubridy; and the world’s Christmas capital (which you’ve never heard of…)

Merkozy: Europe needs a 'tougher' treaty

The leaders of France and Germany say that a new, “tougher” European treaty needed to be agreed upon by March of next year.

'Merkozy' meet to plan stronger fiscal coordination across eurozone

The German Chancellor and French President are meeting in Paris today to finalise their proposals for stronger fiscal coordination to stabilise the euro.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Sunday 4 December, 2011

This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why

EU leaders are due to meet in Brussels for a summit that could be make-or-break for the euro.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 2 December, 2011

Poll: Does Ireland have a future in the euro? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland have a future in the euro?

France and Germany want updated treaties to create a greater fiscal union. Should Ireland be a part of that?

Merkel: EU needs a new Treaty to end debt crisis

Angela Merkel sings from the same hymn sheet as Nicolas Sarkozy, but warns that the euro crisis will take “five years” to solve.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know by 9am: All eyes on Merkel over EU’s future, BoI hits the stress-test target, more pressure on Iran – and is Joxer heading to Kiev or Warsaw?

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Sarkozy: We need to rethink Europe to save the euro Crisis This post contains videos

Sarkozy: We need to rethink Europe to save the euro

In a dramatic speech this evening, the French president said that there needs to be a “rethink” of how Europe is structured – and possibly a new treaty.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 28 November, 2011

Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up DSK

Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up

The denial comes following the emergence of new details in the case which forced the one-time French presidential favourite to resign earlier this year.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Poll: Do you think the euro will collapse? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the euro will collapse?

After another turbulent week for the single currency we’re asking the big question today as to whether or not you think the euro can survive?

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Merkel, Sarkozy propose changes to EU Treaties EU

Merkel, Sarkozy propose changes to EU Treaties

The proposals are expected to be outlined at the next EU leaders’ summit and concern stronger political cooperation in the eurozone.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: How do you solve a problem like Kevin Cardiff? How do ministers claim a little-known €3,500 tax rebate? And what is the USA’s top export?

Merkel and Sarkozy to meet new Italian PM for reform talks

Mario Monti will hold a ‘mini-summit’ with the French and German leaders amid jitters over yesterday’s bond auction fiasco.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 18 November, 2011

Sarkozy: Breast-feeding is like slavery

However, the French president welcomed Carla Bruni’s breast feeding, saying it means he doesn’t have to get up at night for his new daughter.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Monday 14 November, 2011

Concern for France's AAA rating as 10-year bond yields rise

Investors are becoming increasingly concerned about France’s overall debt and deficit levels.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 11 November, 2011

New Greek PM sworn in... and here's what Sarkozy thought of the last one

Nicolas Sarkozy was caught on mic making some not-so-flattering comments about outgoing PM George Papandreou.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Papandreou remains tight-lipped about appointment of new Greek PM

George Papandreou tells the public that Greece will “do whatever is required” to remain in the Euro, but won’t name a new premier.

Greece still waits for new government and new PM

It had been thought a new government would be in place by Monday…

From The Daily Edge Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes Whoops This post contains videos

Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes

And one other that had far reaching implications for its protagonist: Brian Cowen…

# nicolas-sarkozy - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance... Power 100 This post contains images

Gallery: The 10 most influential people in finance...

…according to the US wealth management magazine Worth, including the German Chancellor and new ECB chief.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Explainer: How could/would Greece leave the eurozone?

It’s possible – but it wouldn’t be easy.

Greece's Euro membership now on the line, say France and Germany

Merkel and Sarkozy have told Greece it must decide whether it wants to continue as part of the Eurozone.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Greece may hold referendum on bailout agreement in December

The Greek Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening is continuing to send shockwaves across the Eurozone.

Greek crisis: EU leaders ratchet up pressure over controversial referendum

Greek leader George Papandreou has been summoned for emergency talks with French and German leaders amid fears an EU deal could be derailed.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 28 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# nicolas-sarkozy - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Greece to be hooked on bailouts for a decade, says Troika report

A document prepared for finance ministers, leaked to the press, says bondholders may be burnt to the tune of 60 per cent.

# nicolas-sarkozy - Friday 21 October, 2011

Second summit called as France, Germany continue to disagree over rescue plans

A resolution to the eurozone debt crisis still seems a way off as Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy fail to agree on a fix and call a second EU summit next week.