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#Greece

# greece - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece is changing its tune on talking to the Troika Acropolis How

Greece is changing its tune on talking to the Troika

It’s a huge shift in policy.

# greece - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece’s bailout expires at the end of February – and no-one knows what will happen next Not Parthenon With Their Cash

Greece’s bailout expires at the end of February – and no-one knows what will happen next

EUROZONE FINANCE MINISTERS have been unable to reach an agreement on a deal that would ease Greece’s pressures with its €240 billion debt.

# greece - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From Business ETC It’s crunch time for Greece’s anti-austerity plans. And Germany is the biggest hurdle No Pressure

It’s crunch time for Greece’s anti-austerity plans. And Germany is the biggest hurdle

The new Greek government is trying to kick free of its bailout terms.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won’t get out Greek Debt

Gerry Adams: Enda and co are in bed with the elites and won’t get out

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a demonstration to show solidarity with Syriza.

From TheJournal.ie Ming thinks Enda’s like a man who never asked the lady across the hall to dance Lonely Dancer
From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: “Today I’m pessimistic” Debt

Michael Noonan as he flies to Brussels: “Today I’m pessimistic”

The finance minister is going to Brussels for an emergency meeting on Greece tomorrow.

# greece - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘No chance’: Germany won’t pay €162 billion ‘owed’ to Greece since WWII Damages

‘No chance’: Germany won’t pay €162 billion ‘owed’ to Greece since WWII

The country’s central bank was forced to loan a massive sum to the Third Reich.

# greece - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’ New Deal

‘Ireland will show solidarity with Greece’

Minister Simon Coveney said Ireland should be be aware of any deals struck with Greece and if they could apply to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt Plan Ahead

Greece says no to bailout extension, but pledges to honour its debt

Greece aims to raise the minimum wage to €750 euros by 2016.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek debt deals, counting calories and the end of cheap booze.

# greece - Thursday 5 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greek and German ministers ‘can’t even agree to disagree’ over debt forgiveness Money Woes

Greek and German ministers ‘can’t even agree to disagree’ over debt forgiveness

The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Is the ECB ‘so inept’ that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro? No Cash For You

Is the ECB ‘so inept’ that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?

Europe’s lender of last resort is facing a torrent of criticism in the fallout from last night’s statement concerning Greece’s government debt

From TheJournal.ie Austerity is finally, officially, totally, absolutely finished: Noonan So Long Farewell

Austerity is finally, officially, totally, absolutely finished: Noonan

It was already done with a year ago, apparently.

# greece - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From Business ETC Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today Crunch Time

Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today

It’s going to be a big day for the country’s new leaders.

# greece - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘No-brainer’, ‘game changer’ and ‘a dig out of a hole’ – why these people want a debt conference Greece
From Business ETC Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’ Let's Do A Deal

Greece has come up with a swap deal to escape its ‘debt slavery’

And it’s on the hunt for friends in Europe to back the plan.

# greece - Monday 2 February, 2015

From Business ETC The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout Emergency Cash

The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout

It’s threatening to end emergency funding if the Greeks don’t play ball.

From TheJournal.ie A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens’ debts. But it’s not Greece A New Start

A European country is wiping out thousands of its citizens’ debts. But it’s not Greece

The write-off could be worth up to €273 million for 60,000 of the nation’s poorest citizens.

# greece - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Shamrock for sale, an Apple record and some new Greeks in town Inbox Me

# greece - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece doesn’t want to talk to the Troika – and is rejecting €7.2 billion in loans No Thanks

# greece - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax’ Someone Has To Pay

‘Greek people have a very unhealthy relationship when it comes to paying tax’

“Writing off debt means someone else takes the hit, in this case we’re talking about taxpayers,” Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says.

# greece - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek approach “precisely what this government did”, says Tánaiste Ooo-pa

Greek approach “precisely what this government did”, says Tánaiste

The Tánaiste has welcomed Greece’s move to “renegotiate rather than repudiate”.

# greece - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Would it work here? – Greece moves to axe austerity Greece Lightning

Would it work here? – Greece moves to axe austerity

Syriza has been quick off the mark in increasing the minimum wage and reversing the privatisation of State resources.

# greece - Monday 26 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece’s luck Syriza

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece’s luck

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

From TheJournal.ie Ten people dead after Greek fighter jet crashes at Spanish military base Albacete

Ten people dead after Greek fighter jet crashes at Spanish military base

Around 20 people are said to have been injured in the incident.

From Business ETC IMF says it ‘stands ready’ to support Greece Let's Talk

IMF says it ‘stands ready’ to support Greece

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it’s up to all of us to write the next chapter Anti-austerity

Opinion: Greece has turned the page – it’s up to all of us to write the next chapter

This election was vital – not just for Greeks, but for working class people throughout Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Tieless and taking a civil not religious oath, Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek Prime Minister Rebel Alliance

Tieless and taking a civil not religious oath, Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Greek Prime Minister

The Syriza leader took a civil instead of a religious oath.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know..

From TheJournal.ie Singer Demis Roussos has died RIP

Singer Demis Roussos has died

Roussos sold more than 60 million albums worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Greece’s new prime minister reckons Sinn Féin will win the election next year Alexis Tsipras

Greece’s new prime minister reckons Sinn Féin will win the election next year

Alexis Tsipras’s victory speech last night included a reference to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start the last week in January.

From TheJournal.ie Who are Syriza? Explainer

Who are Syriza?

Are they as radical as is claimed?

# greece - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow Election

Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow

Greece’s Syriza party has an impressive to-do list if it gets into office.

From TheJournal.ie One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party On A Debt Plane

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party

Paul Murphy says a Syriza win could provoke a ‘further radicalisation in Ireland’.

# greece - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From Business ETC Explainer: Why a ‘Grexit’ would be bad news for Ireland… but probably won’t happen Separation Anxiety

Explainer: Why a ‘Grexit’ would be bad news for Ireland… but probably won’t happen

Greece goes to the polls in just over a week – we look at what that could mean for this country.

# greece - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From Business ETC Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner… Fill It Up

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner…

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# greece - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UK re-launches inquiry into Ben Needham disappearance after 23 years Greece

UK re-launches inquiry into Ben Needham disappearance after 23 years

The toddler was 21-months-old when it is believed he was snatched outside a farmhouse his family was renovating on the Greek island Kos.

# greece - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’ In The Club

EU says you can’t be booted out of the eurozone as membership is ‘irrevocable’

There has been speculation in Germany that Greece would inevitably have to leave the eurozone.

From Business ETC This chart shows why you’re getting less and less US dollars for your euro Bang For Your Buck

This chart shows why you’re getting less and less US dollars for your euro

The fresh talk of Greece leaving the Euro really isn’t helping.