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Spain records a staggering deficit

By Juan Pedro Marín Arrese, in Madrid | The new elected Cabinet warned in mid-December about a substantial deviation from the planned deficit in last year. Its…


Germany and the fear crisis

By Lidia Conde, in Frankfort | ‘Is the world coming to an end?‘ That was the headline of a feature on the financial crisis published by…



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That Lagarde’s speech [video]

Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund’s managing director, was talking on Tuesday in Berlin about the obvious economic challenges in 2012, and a possible policy path…



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Britons embrace austerity

LONDON | More than one in two adults (56%) said they planned to cut back on their spending. Women were more prone to this than men…