Greek Debt

Is it Time to Manipulate the Debt for the Greater Good?

Jeremy Cook | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jeremy Cook

We got into this mess through financial engineering and manipulation for individual profit. Maybe it's time we considered some more manipulation, this time for the benefit of everyone and not a greedy few.

British Company 'Draws Up Plans' To Print Drachma Banknotes

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

British money printer De La Rue has drawn up plans to print drachma banknotes should Greece crash out of the eurozone, according to Reuters. The n...

Greece Coalition Talks Collapse, Fresh Elections Look Set For June

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

Greece looks set to hold another round of elections next month after talks between its main parties to form a coalition collapsed. Sky News said th...

History's Lessons for Greece

Joseph Yackley | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Politics
Joseph Yackley

Europe may have averted imminent disaster last month with its €130 billion bailout of Greece. But in this latest stopgap, European officials are repeating many of the mistakes their forebears made more than a century ago in their handling of debt crises in southern neighbours.

Greek 'Haircut' Deal Within Touching Distance

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK

Hopes are rising that an agreement to write off large amounts of Greece's debt can be reached in the near term, easing growing concerns in the markets...

Greek Crisis: Papandreou and Samaras Hold Talks With President To Discuss Unity Government

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

The Greek president is holding talks between socialist Prime Minister George Papandreou and the opposition leader Antonis Samaras. Papandreou and h...

EU Crisis: George Osborne Says Weekend Talks 'Critical' For Future of Eurozone

PA | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Politics

A round of weekend negotiations in Brussels will be "critical" in settling the eurozone crisis, Chancellor George Osborne has said. Before leaving ...

Fears Of A Eurozone Split As Greece Plumbs New Depths In Debt Crisis

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

Concerns are growing of split in the eurozone over the terms of Greece's second 190 billion euro (£166 billion) bailout, as the president of the Euro...

Greek Debt Crisis and 'Great' Expectations

George Chondrakis | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Politics
George Chondrakis

The economic paralysis of the Eurozone is not only threatening the currency union but also the very foundations of European unity.

Markets Braced For Volatile Week

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Stock exchanges are braced for the start of another potentially turbulent week as they react to reports of a three trillion euro ...

Merkel And Sarkozy Agree To Selective Greek Default

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to drop a proposal to tax European banks by €50bn (£44bn) over fiv...

France And Germany Agree Position Hours Ahead Of Euro Talks

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- France and Germany have agreed on a joint position hours before emergency talks in Brussels, where eurozone leaders have been urg...