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#Olli Rehn

From TheJournal.ie Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless' Burn The Bondholders

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie The blanket guarantee for banks was a mistake, says Olli Rehn Bailout Exit

The blanket guarantee for banks was a mistake, says Olli Rehn

The European Commission vice-president spoke last night about his initial shock at the scale of Ireland’s bank debt.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's economy forecast to grow 1.7 per cent in 2014 Economy

Ireland's economy forecast to grow 1.7 per cent in 2014

Olli Rehn says the European economy has reach a “turning point”, but it is too early to declare victory.

From TheJournal.ie Eurozone finance ministers meet today as Ireland looks to December's bailout exit Bailout Exit

Eurozone finance ministers meet today as Ireland looks to December's bailout exit

With Ireland set to exit the Troika programme on 15 December, the question now is whether we’ll need a precautionary credit facility to ease it back into normal lending markets.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland might exit bailout 'without special arrangements' - Rehn Bailout

Ireland might exit bailout 'without special arrangements' - Rehn

The EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner made the comments in an interview today.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus Explainer

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus

Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.

From TheJournal.ie Rehn: Budget 2014 should not be eased after promissory note savings Promissory Note

Rehn: Budget 2014 should not be eased after promissory note savings

The European Commissioner says the €1 billion savings should be used to eliminate Ireland’s deficit as soon as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be given extra time to meet deficit deadline Irish Economy

Ireland could be given extra time to meet deficit deadline

Olli Rehn has written to EU ministers indicating an openness to delaying austerity measures on a case-by-case basis.

From TheJournal.ie EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee Bank Guarantee

EU approves six-month extension of Ireland's bank guarantee

The approval is seen as routine and may be the last extension, with the possibility of a withdrawal early next year.

From TheJournal.ie Lenihan letters: What’s been released, and what hasn’t Bailout

Lenihan letters: What’s been released, and what hasn’t

The release of further documents this week help to shed further light on Ireland’s bailout. But what don’t we know?

From TheJournal.ie Eurozone: Irish bank debt will be re-examined by autumn Bank Debt

Eurozone: Irish bank debt will be re-examined by autumn

European ministers have also rubber-stamped an initial €30billion bailout for Spain.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Rehn 'still hopes for Irish debt deal' - while Spain's bailout comes without budget rules Debt Crisis

Rehn 'still hopes for Irish debt deal' - while Spain's bailout comes without budget rules

The commissioner says he still wants to assist Ireland – and confirms Spain’s banking bailout won’t bring new fiscal conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Portugal 'on track' with bailout programme, says IMF Portugal

Portugal 'on track' with bailout programme, says IMF

After latest review, IMF says Portugal is making progress on reforms but needs to take urgent action to tackle unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment Euro

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment

Euro trading lower against US dollar.

From TheJournal.ie Eurozone growth revised downwards to 1.4% in 2011 Eurozone

Eurozone growth revised downwards to 1.4% in 2011

Eurozone GDP contracted by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2011 – in comparison to a 0.7 per cent rise during the same period last year.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: : Greece gets its second bailout, hospital waiting lists back on the up, and some tips for perfecting your pancakes…

From TheJournal.ie 'Memorandum macht frei': how one Greek paper views the second bailout Austerity

'Memorandum macht frei': how one Greek paper views the second bailout

The Greek daily Dimokratia isn’t best pleased with the EU-enforced austerity. Check out yesterday’s front page…

From TheJournal.ie EU withholds Greek bailout until new conditions are met Greece

EU withholds Greek bailout until new conditions are met

EU finance ministers are refusing to release the aid package despite a deal reached by Greece’s leaders yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan to hold talks with ECB chief Mario Draghi Eurozone

Noonan to hold talks with ECB chief Mario Draghi

The Finance Minister will try to get a better deal on Ireland’s bailout as he holds talks with the European Central Bank president today.

From TheJournal.ie Europe gives green light to extending Ireland's bank guarantee Bank Guarantee

Europe gives green light to extending Ireland's bank guarantee

The European Commission has approved the extension of the government bank’s guarantee – for six months longer than needed.

From TheJournal.ie Euro bond plan includes giving EU 'extensive intrusive power' Administration

Euro bond plan includes giving EU 'extensive intrusive power'

A Commission green paper on the possible introduction of eurozone Stability Bonds suggests giving the EU power to put troubled member states into ‘administration’.

From TheJournal.ie The bailout in quotes: from denial to deal One Year On

The bailout in quotes: from denial to deal

A year after the government announced it was negotiating a bailout deal, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over the comments and quotes of the bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Greece's €8bn lifeline put on hold - but ministers still rule out default Debt Crisis

Greece's €8bn lifeline put on hold - but ministers still rule out default

Eurozone finance ministers have decided to delay a decision on Greece’s next €8bn loan package until later in the month.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers scramble to Luxembourg as Greece admits it will miss bailout targets Debt Crisis

Ministers scramble to Luxembourg as Greece admits it will miss bailout targets

The shrinking Greek economy means the austerity drive will not be enough to ensure that the government deficit is within targets.

From TheJournal.ie Greece stays in the Eurozone, insist Merkel and Sarkozy Greece

Greece stays in the Eurozone, insist Merkel and Sarkozy

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

From TheJournal.ie European Commission reduces margin on Irish bailout to zero Bailout

European Commission reduces margin on Irish bailout to zero

The EC says it’s lowering the interest on its part of Ireland’s bailout loans in line with that of the Eurozone’s portion.

From TheJournal.ie Europe hails Ireland's "important progress" in financial recovery Bailout

Europe hails Ireland's "important progress" in financial recovery

The European Commission says Ireland’s economy will grow this year, albeit gradually, with the bank bailout cheaper than expected.

From TheJournal.ie Rehn puts Eurobond proposal back on the table Eurobonds

Rehn puts Eurobond proposal back on the table

Despite opposition from Germany, France and Herman van Rompuy, Olli Rehn is considering laws to allow a common Eurozone bond.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning: Rehn backs us on the bailout, early details of the next Budget, and the high-octane thrills of snail racing…

From TheJournal.ie Olli Rehn: There is no Plan B to avoid Greek default Greece

Olli Rehn: There is no Plan B to avoid Greek default

EU Commissioner says Greece has to pass its austerity package because the future of Greece “and financial stability in Europe are at stake”.

From TheJournal.ie Greece set for new bailout loans in return for 'severe conditions' - report Greece

Greece set for new bailout loans in return for 'severe conditions' - report

Greece will be subject to unprecedented international intervention in its domestic affairs in return for new bailout loans according to a report in today’s Financial Times.

From TheJournal.ie Greek opposition party rejects new austerity plan Greece

Greek opposition party rejects new austerity plan

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.

From TheJournal.ie European Commission pares back forecasts for Irish economic growth Irish Economy

European Commission pares back forecasts for Irish economic growth

Olli Rehn tells a briefing that Ireland’s economy will grow by 0.6 per cent – further bolstering the case for a bailout rate cut.

From TheJournal.ie Don't expect a cut to the bailout rate next week, Creighton says Bailout

Don't expect a cut to the bailout rate next week, Creighton says

French sources tell RTÉ that Ireland isn’t offering enough leeway on raising the famed corporation tax rate.

From TheJournal.ie Olli Rehn says Ireland should get cut in bailout rate Good News

Olli Rehn says Ireland should get cut in bailout rate

The EU’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner tells Strasbourg press conference that Ireland should get a cut in its bailout interest rate.

From TheJournal.ie The BBC bailout documentary: some choice quotes Bailout Boys

The BBC bailout documentary: some choice quotes

Dan O’Brien’s half-hour programme on Ireland’s economic downfall gets its first airing. Here are some select excerpts.

From TheJournal.ie Portugal's bailout request likely to dominate meeting of EU finance ministers Portugal

Portugal's bailout request likely to dominate meeting of EU finance ministers

Finance minister Michael Noonan had hoped Ireland’s financial situation would top the agenda as he looks to lower the country’s interest rate.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal?

Michael Noonan’s in Europe today, trying to persuade EU leaders to see things our way. What do you think he should do?

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