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Greek debt crisis: German MPs back bailout extension

Damien McGuinness reports from Berlin: ''Both Athens and Berlin have compromised''

Greek bailout

Resolving Europe’s Bank-Resolution Problems

The creation of a European banking union is a major step forward in the region’s financial integration. The first step in this process, single supervision, became a reality earlier this month when the European Central Bank took the helm of the Single Supervisory Mechanism. The next step, the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), is an effort to solve the problems of too-big- and too-interconnected-to-fail and cross-border crisis management in the eurozone.

E.C.B. Stimulus Calls for 60 Billion Euros in Monthly Bond-Buying

FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank said on Thursday that it would begin buying hundreds of billions of euros worth of government bonds in an aggressive — though some say belated — attempt to prevent the eurozone from becoming trapped in long-term economic stagnation.

EU top court set to throw out UK bank bonus challenge

BRUSSELS - The UK is set to lose its legal battle to overturn EU rules capping bank bonuses after a top legal officer in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) said London's case had "no legitimate grounds".

The rules, which came into force this year, limit bankers' bonuses to the equivalent of their salary. Payments worth up to two times salary may be permitted but only on the basis of a vote by shareholders. 

HSBC's private banking arm accused of tax fraud by Belgium

Authorities in Brussels have charged HSBC's private banking arm, which is based in Switzerland, with helping wealthy Belgians to avoid taxes.

Prosecutors allege that hundreds of clients - including diamond dealers in Antwerp - moved money to offshore tax havens with the help of the bank.

They said it resulted in hundreds of millions of euros in lost tax revenue.

In August, HSBC warned that the penalties in relation to such allegations "could be significant".

UN scheme to boost Syrian children’s education given $316m donation

More than $316m (£193m) was pledged on Wednesday to support Syrian children affected by the conflict as part of a UN-led initiative to alleviate the impact of the crisis on young people.

The EU pledged $145m, the US $90m and the UK $81.6m to the No Lost Generation initiative, which was launched last year by a consortium of UN agencies, NGOs and international donors.

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