Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
Several ministers in the Brian Cowen government including Cork’s Billy Kelleher and Batt O’Keeffe were physically attacked by angry members of the public as the economic crash engulfed the country, a new book reveals.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2016
Greek anarchists hurled fire bombs, chairs and wooden planks at riot police in brief clashes outside parliament while politicians were debating a controversial austerity bill, disrupting a much larger peaceful rally on Sunday.
Sun, 08 May, 2016
“A Grexit would be traumatic enough that it would help scare the rest of Europe into giving up more sovereignty to a stronger banking and fiscal union. The argument was that letting Greece burn would make it easier to build a stronger Europe with a more credible firewall.”
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
Comedian Russell Brand and singer Charlotte Church have branded austerity “unethical, unfair and unnecessary” as they joined a quarter of a million demonstrators in a London protest against the British Conservative government cuts.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2015