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20th Feb 2017

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Ministers agree deal to guarantee bank savings

EU finance ministers have reached agreement with MEPs on rules guaranteeing the first €100,000 of people's savings. Speaking on Tuesday, the Greek EU presidency said that the deal, which applies per person per bank, provided "another essential instrument for strengthening financial stability and consumer confidence" in the banking sector.

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

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