Global financial crisis
Crisis slang: European language born of economic gloom
Issue Listener Plus 1st Aug 2013
Across the continent, languages are swelling with crisis related coinages, reports IHT
“We have not yet grasped the extent to which Greece has a bad name”
Issue Listener Plus 5th Nov 2012
The country’s international reputation has plummeted, and the diaspora has been shocked into silence.
It's not so bad. London bankers are having a great party
Issue Listener Plus 26th Jul 2012
fire-breathing strippers, snake dancers and massage girls ease the stress of tired finance professionals.
Having hit rock bottom, Iceland’s economy is bouncing back, say observers
Issue Listener Plus 23rd Jul 2012
One of the first and worst affected countries in the global financial crisis, Iceland is now a rare flicker of light in Europe's long gloom. With growth returning, international debts getting paid