Mar 19, 2013 Later today, the government of Cyprus will vote on a controversial bailout plan which would tax bank deposits up to 10 percent. The BBC's Nigel Cassidy in Cyprus discusses public reaction to the plan and whether the government will actually pass the measure.
Mar 18, 2013 Anyone with cash in a bank account in Cyprus could lose up to 10 percent of it, as a one off tax to help fund a bank bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, explains how the situation in Cyprus is rippling out to other economies around the world.
Mar 18, 2013 Financial markets in Asia and Europe fell sharply today thanks to the unusual terms of the EU bailout of Cyprus. A tax of up to 10 percent on bank deposits in Cyprus was proposed to defray some of the cost of the bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
Mar 5, 2013 Italians get close to electing a comedian to run their country.
Feb 26, 2013 The European debt crisis has calmed down a lot in the past few months, but elections in Italy have ended in deadlock and uncertainty is back.
Feb 26, 2013 Global stock markets are falling this morning after preliminary election results in Italy indicate no political party won a clear majority in parliament.
Feb 22, 2013 Italian media magnate and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is seeking re-election at the polls this weekend. But will the country take him back or stick with their austerity agenda?