Liz Alderman

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Buying flowers with a card at a market in Stockholm, Sweden. Cash is disappearing in the country faster than anyone thought it would. Photograph: Loulou d’Aki/The New York Times

Few countries have been moving toward a cashless society as fast as Sweden. But cash is being squeezed out so quickly – with half the nation’s retaile(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at a press conference as part of day-long briefings to mark the exit from the Republic’s financial bailout. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

News agency Bloomberg’s take on Ireland’s exit from the bailout:“Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan didn’t celebrate with champagne as the nation e(...)