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29 June 2015 12:01 PM All Greek to you? Greece's debt jargon explained

Don't know your Drachma from your Troika? Here we explain some of the Greek debt crisis jargon you may have read, but not recognised. Austerity: Europe-wide economic policy of reducing government spending to reduce deficit or borrowing. Austerity measures were implemented in Greece as a condition of bailout loans, but rejected by its new anti-austerity 13

07 April 2015 10:01 AM Exit from EU ‘would worsen inequality’ in Britain

London - A British exit from the European Union would hurt the poorest regions of the country hardest because they are more dependent on manufacturing exports, a report has warned. The Centre for European Reform claims that a so-called “Brexit” could result in UK manufactured goods being hit by EU tariffs unless a free trade deal is agreed 12

30 March 2015 8:03 AM British PM calls knife-edge election

London - Campaigning in Britain's closest national election in decades will start on Monday after Queen Elizabeth dissolves parliament at Prime Minister David Cameron's behest, teeing up an unusually fraught battle to govern the $2.8 trillion economy. In a ritual steeped in tradition, Cameron will be driven to Buckingham Palace to ask the monarch's approval 23

10 September 2014 5:18 PM UPDATE 1-EU's Juncker offers Britain banking olive branch

* Hill faces tough questions in EU parliament hearing (Adds more detail, Labour, EU lawmaker reaction) LONDON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - New European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker unexpectedly handed Britain supervision of EU financial services on Wednesday, offering an olive branch to a country that is weighing its future in the bloc. Juncker 30

28 June 2014 1:47 PM Cameron in EU danger zone - experts

David Cameron's failure to prevent Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming the new European Commission president risks pushing Britain out of the EU unless he builds bridges to secure reforms before a 2017 referendum, experts say. The British prime minister suffered a serious blow to his credibility by losing his fight against Juncker, whom he believes is a roadblock 51