Reports of blackmail and leaky buses filter back from the frontline of geopolitics
Germans back plan to allow EU bailout money to be used to purchase the debts of struggling governments
EU commission president gets irritable at G20 summit after Canadian hack suggests North Americans shouldn't help solve euro debt crisis
Greece voted the 'correct' way, but unless Germany makes big concessions, the slow motion car crash will continue
George Osborne and Sir Mervyn King unveil 'funding for lending' plan to get banks lending to businesses
Full financial bailout now appears inevitable as Merkel rules out 'miracle solutions'
CEO had robustly defended his pay and says controversy over performance bonus is 'deeply disturbing'
The miners of Asturias began the struggle against Franco. Now they are leading a militant protest against Spanish austerity
The renegotiation can-of-worms has been opened as Ireland demands same pain-free bailout terms as Spain
Madrid is expected to ask EU for money to help its banks - but it will not be a full state bailout
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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