Tuesday

21st Feb 2017

Ticker

Troika questions Greek austerity plan

Inspectors from the 'troika' in Athens Sunday have questioned parts of an austerity plan by the Greek government for cutting €2bn in public sector expenses, Financial Times Deutschland reports. Lenders want Greece to cut €12bn from the state budget over the next two years in return for further money.

French police raid Le Pen's party office

Officers raid the National Front headquarters near Paris over allegations that leader Marine Le Pen used fake EU parliament contracts to pay her personal staff.

News in Brief

  1. Poland rejects EU criticism of court changes
  2. German nationalist leader met with Putin allies in Moscow
  3. German housing market overheated, says Bundesbank
  4. France invites three EU leaders for Versailles summit in March
  5. Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
  6. EU commission denies Juncker resignation rumour
  7. US "strongly committed" to cooperation with EU, says vice-president
  8. Wilders pulls out of second Dutch election TV debate

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