“It was the Irish government that imposed the farthest-reaching guarantee for its banking system at the start of the crisis – on its own initiative,” said German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble. Photograph: Eric Luke

On a dismal Tuesday night, 600 Berliners have braved the snow and a bitter, Siberian wind to fill the Deutsches Theater. Six bankers prowl the (...)

Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schauble. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Germany’s finance minister has questioned the need for any “radical change” in Ireland’s bailout programme, dealing a fresh blow to the Governm(...)

France’s finance minister Pierre Moscovici (left), IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, and Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble  at  a Eurogroup meeting  in Brussels.  Photograph: Sebastien Pirlet/Reuters

Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed yesterday’s agreement with Cyprus for sparing taxpayers with (...)

Protestors shouting anti-EU  slogans outside a Eurogroup meeting at the European Council building last night in Nicosia. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Cyprus was close to reaching agreement with its international lenders on a new bailout package early today that will protect depositors under €100,(...)

Supporters of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party hold Greek flags during a rally over the crisis in Cyprus outside the German embassy in Athens today.  Photograph: John Kolesidis/Reuters

Finance ministers of the 17-nation euro zone will hold talks on Sunday on the bailout crisis in Cyprus. The meeting has been scheduled a(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble: said it was preferable to tap the high level of foreign capital in Cypriot banks, including from Russia, before expecting European taxpayers to underwrite the programme cost. Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has said recent experiences in Iceland and Ireland had shown why Cypriot bank investors should accept(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble said yesterday there was a “danger that they won’t be able to open the banks again at all” in Cyprus. Photograph: Reuters

Berlin has said there is “no point crying over spilt milk” following the Cypriot rejection of an EU rescue proposal and pressed Nicosia yesterd(...)

heir first reaction to the €10 billion Cypriot bailout deal today, amid fear that the deal could spark contagion across the euro zone. (...)

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