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Germany Through To Euro 2012 Semi-Finals

AOL | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Sport

Germany defeated Greece 4-2 to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2012. More to follow......

Spanish Banks Need 'Up To €62 Bn' To Prop Up Financial Sector, Claims Audit

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

An independent audit of the Spanish banks have said that a bailout of up to €62 bn is needed to prop up the country's beleaguered financial sector. ...

Move 'Decisively And Quickly' Cameron Urges Greece

Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Politics

Prime minister David Cameron has called for Greece to move "decisively and swiftly" to form a new government, warning that "delay could be deadly". ...

Could Syriza's Success Mean a New Boldness for the International Left?

Alex MacDonald | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK Politics
Alex MacDonald

Exit polls just released have Syriza and New Democracy almost neck-and-neck in the Greek elections.

Greek Vote For Euro Cheers Markets

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

A narrow election win for Greece's pro-bailout party New Democracy cheered investors today in the hope that the embattled country has bought more time...

Cameron: The Euro Is Still On The Brink Despite Greek Elections

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has signalled that the election of a pro-bailout party in Greece has done little to resolve the long-term problems within the eurozone, ...

Greece - Back From the Brink?

Iain Anderson | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

The last thing Europe and Greece needs is another set of elections and more indecision. We need to see the new Greek government formed within hours committed to paying its way in the world.

What Greece Tells Us About Democracy

Lemba de Miranda | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Politics
Lemba de Miranda

There might be more to the anti-austerity vote than meets the ballot box. The anti-austerity vote might well be a protest against the political establishment that is being held responsible for throwing the country into the deep crisis it is currently in.

Euro Will Collapse Without Reform In Europe, Warns Blair

PA | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK

Tony Blair today questioned the very survival of the euro unless growth is linked to fundamental reform in Europe. The former British prime ministe...

Merkel's Warning To Greece On Eve Of Crucial Elections

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

Angela Merkel has warned Greece it cannot renegotiate its bailout as the nation prepares to vote in tomorrow's crunch elections that threaten the futu...

Q&A: What Would Happen If Greece Left The Eurozone?

PA | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK

This weekend's Greek election is being viewed as a make or break moment for the eurozone. The success of an anti-austerity party like Syriza could ult...

Spain Borrowing Costs Rise To Crisis Level

PA/Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

Spain's borrowing costs have spiked to 7% - so-called bailout territory - as fresh crisis threatens to descend on the fourth biggest country in the eu...

Spanish 'Bailout Lite' - The Fuse Still Burns

Brian John Spencer | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

With Greece preparing for a second go at electing a representative government this Sunday, all eyes have been fixed firmly on Spain and the funding woes of its banking system in recent weeks; but with economic indices and market confidence resuming their dip soon after last weekend's Spanish €100bn (£81bn) 'bailout lite', attention is now turning its eyes to Italy.

European Commission Denies 'Script' For Greek Euro Exit

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

The European Commission denied on Tuesday that it was preparing a "script" for Greek exit from the eurozone. In the build up to a crucial Greek gen...

We Don't Need to Sacrifice Social Justice for Good Economic Performance

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Free market economics - shrinking the state, low government spending and unleashing the market beast into every facet of society - is not only morally wrong, but also economically unjustifiable.

British Tourist Dies After Parachuting Accident In Greece

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

A British tourist has died on the Greek island of Zante following a parachuting accident, it has been reported. The Foreign Office has named the ma...

Eurozone Crisis 'Holding Back UK Economy'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics

Prime minister David Cameron backs the chancellor's assessment that problems in the eurozone are holding back Britain's economic recovery, Downing Str...

WATCH: The Best Moments In The History Of The Euros... In Lego

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Comedy

This year's UEFA European Football Championship - or 'Euros' as many normal people call it - sees football players playing with footballs. One thi...

'The Credibility Of The Euro Won, The Future Won, The EU Won'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

Spain's plea for a banking bailout of up to £81 billion is set to lift markets on Monday despite its leader's grim warnings of more pain ahead. Sp...

Spain 'Expected To Request Bailout Of Banks'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Spain's banks are to receive loans from the Eurozone funds to prop up their troubled financial sector, the country's economic minister has con...

Greek TV Attack MP Reported Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

The Greek MP and spokesman for far-right party Golden Dawn Ilias Kasidiaris has gone missing following his shocking attack on two women live on televi...

Racism, Autocracy and Roy Hodgson: Welcome to Euro 2012

Matthew Handley | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport
Matthew Handley

A ball has yet to be kicked, and already Euro 2012 has become the most controversial football tournament in recent memory.

David Cameron: British Taxpayers Will Not Rescue Greek And Spanish Banks

PA | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has pledged he will not ask British taxpayers to underwrite the debts of ailing banks in Greece and Spain, as he held talks with German ...

WATCH: Far-Right Greek MP Slaps Female Politician On Live TV

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Politics

An MP from Greece's far-right party Golden Dawn faces arrest after slapping a female MP on live television. In the shocking video Ilias Kasidiaris ...

Spain Looks To Europe For Banking Rescue

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Spain's Economic minister Luis de Guindos told reporters in Brussels he had "absolutely not discussed any intervention in Spain's banks" at an...