Portugal’s ruling Socialists win election but fall short of outright majority

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Antonio Costa, Austerity, communists, News, Portugal, Portuguese elections, socialists|

Portugal's ruling Socialists won Sunday's (6 October) parliamentary election but fell short of an outright majority, meaning Prime Minister António Costa will need to negotiate a new deal with one or both of his far-left allies in the previous legislature.

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French business expansion slows amid sluggish eurozone

By |september 24th, 2019|Austerity, economic crisis, Eurozone, France, Germany, Growth, Italy, Mario Draghi, News, slowdown|

France's private sector is growing at a slower rate and has reached the lowest level in the past four months, according to forecasts published by IHS Markit on Monday (23 September). For the eurozone, business expansion fell to the lowest level since J...

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Greek parliament approves first post-bailout budget

By |december 19th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, budget deficit, European semester, Greek bailout, Greek crisis, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, pensions, SYRIZA|

Greek lawmakers approved on Tuesday (18 December) the country's first post-bailout budget which projects a high primary surplus next year and sees a pick-up in economic growth.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greek parliament approves first post-bailout budget

As finances improve, Greece scraps pension cuts

By |december 12th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, Greece, Greek bailout, Greek elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, New Democracy, News, pensions, SYRIZA|

Greece's parliament on Tuesday (11 December) voted to scrap plans to cut state pensions, in a motion led by the left-led governing coalition hoping to shore up its flagging support ahead of a general election next year.

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New Italian prime minister takes aim at migrants, austerity in maiden speech

By |junij 5th, 2018|Austerity, Dublin regulation, Giuseppe Conte, Italian government, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, migrants, News|

The leader of Italy's new populist government vowed on Tuesday (5 June) to redistribute migrants in the EU and review EU sanctions against Russia, in his first policy speech to lawmakers since being sworn in.

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Greece gets green light for fresh bailout cash

By |januar 23rd, 2018|Austerity, Eurogroup, Greece, Greek bailout, Greek crisis, Mário Centeno, News, reforms|

Eurozone finance ministers approved another 6.7 billion euros in bailout cash for Greece yesterday (22 January) after Athens pushed through controversial reforms that drew strikes and protests.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece gets green light for fresh bailout cash

Schulz says EU allies, including Tsipras, urged him to join Merkel government

By |december 5th, 2017|Alexis Tsipras, Austerity, Emmanuel Macron, Eurozone, German elections 2017, grand coalition, Martin Schulz, News|

The head of Germany's Social Democrats, Martin Schulz, said on Monday (4 December) he had been urged by French President Emmanuel Macron and other European leaders to join Chancellor Angela Merkel's next government and push for EU reforms.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Schulz says EU allies, including Tsipras, urged him to join Merkel government

Greece, lenders reach deal on reforms under bailout review

By |december 4th, 2017|Austerity, Euclid Tsakalotos, Greek bailout, Greek crisis, News|

Greece and its euro zone creditors reached a preliminary deal on Saturday (2 December) on reforms Athens needs to roll out under its bailout programme, a move that could pave the way for the country to leave the aid plan in August.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece, lenders reach deal on reforms under bailout review

Europe’s excluded are falling through the cracks of healthcare

By |november 8th, 2017|Austerity, equality, Françoise Sivignon, Health, healthcare access, inequality, Medecins du monde, News|

Whether it is an elderly German man who lost his job or a young boy that reached Europe fleeing war at home, Europe’s excluded are falling through the cracks of healthcare systems, writes Médecins du Monde.

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S&D chief works for a progressive alliance away from ‘Orbánising’ EPP

By |oktober 26th, 2017|Austerity, austerity measures, Catalonia independence, Catalonia referendum, Dublin II, Dublin regulation, EU-Mercosur, European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, grand coalition, News, SYRIZA|

There should be a clear distinction between the right and the left in European politics and the EU socialists should open the door to other anti-austerity progressive forces as well as to those who do not want to follow the “Orbánisation” of the centre-right, S&D leader Gianni Pittella told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za S&D chief works for a progressive alliance away from ‘Orbánising’ EPP