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Jun 30, 2014

After Tightening Pensions, Germany Eases Rules for Some

The decision to allow some workers to retire early with full pension benefits has drawn rebukes from younger workers and from countries that Berlin had urged to adopt austerity measures... #Germany #European Union

Jun 30, 2014

After Tightening Pensions, Germany Eases Rules for Some

The decision to allow some workers to retire early with full pension benefits has drawn rebukes from younger workers and from countries that Berlin had urged to adopt austerity measures... #Germany #European Union

Jul 28, 2014

Cant get a passport in time for your holiday? This is austerity in action

Passport Office workers are striking today to demand proper resources to ensure the massive backlogs do not happen again The crisis in the Passport Office and massive backlogs are the result of government austerity measures that seek to run down publ... #Germany #European Union

Jul 28, 2014

Supine Labour lets the Tories daub lipstick on this pig

Austerity was a disaster. But in the absence of proper counter-arguments, Osborne is able claim it was an economic triumph October 2008: the banks are collapsing and Blairs boom is turning to Browns bust. Amid all this, one of the most thoughtful Lab... #UK Conservative Party #George Osborne #Ed Miliband #Ed Balls

Jul 25, 2014

Marriage falls out of favour for young Europeans as austerity and apathy bite

Experts blame economic and cultural changes for decline in weddings Marriage rates have fallen dramatically in most major European countries over the past decade, as austerity, generational crisis and apathy towards the institution deter record numbe... #United Kingdom #Hungary #Baltic #Europe

Jul 06, 2014

No inflation-busting pay rises until 2018, public sector is warned as teachers and council workers strike over austerity

Conservative minister Matthew Hancock suggested pay restraint would have to continue until the government has ‘the books balanced’ in four years... #United Kingdom #Hungary #Baltic #Europe

Jul 25, 2014

Marriage falls out of favour for young Europeans as austerity and apathy bite

Experts blame economic and cultural changes for decline in weddings Continue reading..... #United Kingdom #Hungary #Baltic #Europe

Jul 24, 2014

IMF predicts Britain's GDP growth rate will surge to 3.2% by year end

Body ups forecast for UK's GDP growth for second time this year, after 2013 warning austerity policies could trigger slump The International Monetary Fund has raised its forecast for Britain's economic growth rate for the second time this year. The W... #United Kingdom #Hungary #Baltic #Europe

Jul 14, 2014

IMF warns that eurozone recovery is weak business live

Rolling business and financial news, as latest manufacturing data fuels fears that the eurozone economy slowed in May Latest: Citi agrees $7bn penalty over toxic mortgage loans Eurostat: industrial output slides 1.1% in May Analyst: Sector may have s... #Goldman Sachs #International Monetary Fund #Citigroup

Jul 22, 2014

Scotland should vote for independence to be 'beacon of social justice'

Leader of Welsh nationalists urges Scots to 'reject poison of spiteful rightwing' Westminster rule and be model of an alternative to politics of austerity The leader of the Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru will call for Scotland to vote in favour ... #United Kingdom #Leanne Wood #Scotland #Wales
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