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  • Eurozone officials finalize terms of Spain bank bailout

     
    Finance ministers from the Eurozone on Friday finalized the terms of a massive bailout package for Spain's ailing banking system. Rescue loans worth up to $122 billion will be made available to Spain's banks, which have been hit hard by the country's...
  • Merkel, Hollande vow to 'do everything to protect' the euro

     
    Hollande, Merkel vow to protect the euro: The leaders of Europe’s two biggest economies pledged Friday to “do everything to protect” the continent’s common currency, whose long-term survival has come under fresh doubt from...
  • Spain's borrowing cost hits record; worries grow over Greece

     
    Europe’s long-running debt crisis flared sharply as Spain’s borrowing rates jumped to another record high and worries grew over Greece’s ability to keep on qualifying for the emergency loans it desperately needs to stay afloat....
  • EU leaders agree to token spending increase to promote growth

     
    European leaders meeting in Brussels agreed Thursday to spend about $149 billion on public projects and job creation, but so far have failed to act against the Eurozone's crushing debt problems. European Council President Herman Van Rompuy told...
  • EU summit produces surprise moves to bolster struggling euro

     
    European Union leaders surprised and impressed markets worldwide Friday by taking unexpectedly decisive action to boost confidence in the struggling euro common currency at a summit where little had been expected except impasse and discord....
  • Spanish baroness says hard times forced her to sell painting

     
    A Spanish heiress' sale of a 19th century masterpiece by the British painter John Constable has sparked a high-society family feud in recession-ridden Madrid....
  • Spain's high court launches probe into Bankia failure

     
    Spain's high court opened a criminal fraud investigation Wednesday into the conduct of 33 current and former executives at Bankia, the conglomerate of Spanish savings banks whose spectacular failure forced Madrid to request a European bailout....
  • Spain celebrates as number of jobless claims falls

     
    After an all-night party to fete their national soccer team, Spaniards who managed a few winks of sleep woke up Tuesday to even more good news: the biggest summertime jobs rally in 16 years. Nearly 100,000 fewer Spaniards filed for jobless claims in June,...
  • More economic pain in Spain as government unveils new cuts

     
    The Spanish government unveiled a new round of austerity measures Wednesday worth $80 billion to help reduce its budget deficit. The measures include spending cuts and tax hikes on items such as clothes and cars....
  • Spain formally files for European bailout; details are a mystery

     
    Spain filed its formal request Monday for a European bailout, but postponed announcing an exact dollar figure and many other details until after what could be a contentious summit of the continent's leaders later this week....
  • Spain's leader warns nation may not be able to borrow much longer

     
    Paying ever-higher rates to borrow money, Spain may not be able to finance itself much longer through debt, the country's prime minister warned Wednesday. It was the clearest indication yet that his country may need an even bigger rescue than a European...