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Eurozone crisis

Greek austerity has caused more than 500 male suicides – report
Spending cuts in Greece have caused some 500 male suicides since their implementation, according to a new study. The research found a positive correlation between austerity and suicide rates after other possible links proved to be unrelated.

21.04.2014 16:31

‘Never on Sunday’: Greece riots over shop openings end with tear gas, clashes (PHOTOS)
Two people have been injured as Greeks rioted over the opening of shops on Sunday. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Athens’ main shopping district, resulting in clashes with riot police who tried to disperse the protesters with tear gas.

13.04.2014 11:47

Violence as thousands march in Rome against austerity (PHOTOS)
At least 80 people – both police and protesters – have been injured as street battles broke out in Rome, with rocks being flung and police deploying pepper spray. Thousands took to the street to march against austerity measures.

12.04.2014 15:53

​Euro-Catch 22: Mario Draghi’s woes over QE
Not only is the eurozone economy festering, even the ultimate in Quantitative Easing may prove an entirely poisoned chalice.

08.04.2014 07:36

Poor take the fall in deepening Europe crisis
Europe’s poor and children are bearing the brunt of harsh austerity measures as the eurozone crisis continues to deepen, a report compiled by the Catholic charity Caritas warns.

28.03.2014 13:35

​Time for EU to rebalance – or face Brexit
Britain has had many issues with the European Union over the years but now things are clearly coming to a head, as business and the population feel increasingly isolated from Brussels.

16.01.2014 08:11

Life after bailout: Ireland escapes 'shackles' of Troika lenders
Ireland has pulled out of the IMF/EU bailout program, making it the first nation to work its way free of rescue loans. However, the country has yet to break free from the strict austerity measures which have characterized the bailout period.

15.12.2013 14:20

'Pitchfork' protesters clash with police as Italy hit by week of anti-austerity rallies
Protesters in several Italian cities have clashed with police amid anti-austerity protests which have lasted for almost one week. The so-called “Pitchfork” protesters are marching against cuts and calling for the government to resign.

14.12.2013 18:23

3 million Greeks unable to afford health insurance
Over 25 per cent of Greeks can’t afford health care, putting children and pregnant women in danger, Doctors of the World medical aid group said.

10.12.2013 12:44

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