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Half of Greek bailout money already ‘lost’, says top Belgian economist

03/07 15:06 CET

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  2. 03/06/2015Former refugee urges ‘more positive debate’ on immigration
  3. 03/06/2015Greek PM set for crunch EU bailout talks
  4. 02/06/2015Scotland’s Sturgeon raises prospect of second independence referendum if UK quits EU
  5. 02/06/2015Football officials must clamp down on match-fixing, say gambling firms
  6. 01/06/2015Russia dismisses EU complaints over travel blacklist
  7. 28/05/2015MEPs set out position on EU-US trade deal
  8. 27/05/2015EU calls for 40,000 asylum seekers from Italy, Greece to be relocated
  9. 26/05/2015Case of Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes ‘has nothing to do with politics’, says his wife
  10. 26/05/2015EU boosts CAR aid
  11. 22/05/2015EU warns eastern neighbours of long road to closer ties
  12. 21/05/2015Poroshenko has ‘full evidence’ of Russia’s presence in Ukraine
  13. 20/05/2015Expectations low for EU summit amid fears of provoking Russia
  14. 20/05/2015European Parliament backs ‘conflict minerals’ law
  15. 19/05/2015EU unwraps plan to cut back on red tape
  16. 19/05/2015NGOs, left-wing MEPs seek tougher rules on ‘conflict minerals’
  17. 18/05/2015EU set to OK plan to destroy smugglers’ boats
  18. 12/05/2015Judges reject ‘unfair dismissal’ claims by ex-EU commissioner
  19. 11/05/2015Greece stumps up IMF cash
  20. 11/05/2015Greece to pay IMF by Tuesday’s deadline, says finance minister Varoufakis
  21. 08/05/2015Cameron’s re-election paves the way for a Brexit
  22. 06/05/2015The single digital market: a 400 billion economic boost
  23. 04/05/2015EU boosts Nepal aid to nearly 23 million euros
  24. 30/04/2015Hungary should expect a “fight” if it moves to reintroduce the death penalty, EU warns
  25. 29/04/2015Europe ‘failing over freedom of courts and press’
  26. 29/04/2015MEPs want EU-wide asylum quotas
  27. 28/04/2015EU cars will get automatic emergency call device from 2018
  28. 28/04/2015EU unveils new security strategy
  29. 28/04/2015MEPs tell shoppers to pay more for plastic bags
  30. 27/04/2015EU-Ukraine discuss reforms as violence escalates
  31. 22/04/2015EU Cuba “achieve progress”
  32. 22/04/2015Europe proposes GM “opt out” law
  33. 22/04/2015Amnesty says EU “negligent” in migrant tragedy
  34. 21/04/2015EU set to charge Gazprom in antitrust case
  35. 20/04/2015EU sets up migrant task force
  36. 20/04/2015EU in crisis meeting over migrant deaths
  37. 16/04/2015EU urged to change course over world’s deadliest sea crossing
  38. 14/04/2015Romania seeks to tackle graft
  39. 14/04/2015MEPs seek tougher rules on conflict minerals
  40. 13/04/2015Do EU petitions work?
  41. 07/04/2015Italy criticised for G8 protest ‘torture’
  42. 02/04/2015Director takes Jihad to Belgian theatre
  43. 01/04/2015New meat labelling rules come into force
  44. 31/03/2015Tusk promises EU security help for Tunisia
  45. 31/03/2015End of milk quotas ‘will hurt small farmers’
  46. 27/03/2015European airlines mull cockpit rule changes after Germanwings crash
  47. 26/03/2015European business leaders welcome EU investment plan
  48. 26/03/2015The Man Who Mends Women: Congolese doctor unveils new documentary
  49. 26/03/2015Time running out for EU milk quotas
  50. 25/03/2015EU wants to smash barriers to online shopping
  51. 24/03/2015EU warns on road traffic deaths
  52. 24/03/2015Local Libyan leaders seek peaceful end to conflict
  53. 23/03/2015Greece and Germany ‘kiss and make up’
  54. 20/03/2015EU leaders vow to stand by Tunisia
  55. 20/03/2015EU offers ‘unspent’ aid to Greece in return for reform
  56. 19/03/2015Greece’s Tspiras set for showdown talks with Germany’s Merkel
  57. 18/03/2015EU’s Juncker warns Greece again
  58. 18/03/2015EU unveils tax transparency plans
  59. 16/03/2015NATO holds naval exercises in the Black Sea
  60. 16/03/2015Strasbourg’s Jews fearful, but staying put in France
  61. 12/03/2015France spends diplomatic capital by blocking commemorative Waterloo coin
  62. 11/03/2015MEPs urge Russia to start ‘independent’ probe of Nemtsov murder
  63. 10/03/2015Clock ticking for Greece, says eurozone chief
  64. 10/03/2015Le Pen’s party accused of misusing EU cash
  65. 10/03/2015MEPs start their own LuxLeaks probe
  66. 09/03/2015Greece told to ‘stop wasting time’ over negotiating reforms
  67. 09/03/2015Defence experts cool on Juncker’s EU army scheme
  68. 06/03/2015EU ministers endorse climate pledge ahead of UN conference
  69. 05/03/2015‘Judge books by their covers’, EU court says in tax ruling
  70. 04/03/2015EU will hit Russia with tougher sanctions if Ukraine truce fails, Merkel says
  71. 03/03/2015Uber ‘killing our jobs,’ say Brussels taxi drivers
  72. 02/03/2015EU officials set sights on new drone directive
  73. 26/02/2015British MEP tweaks passenger data bill to win support
  74. 26/02/2015EU’s Schulz welcomes French budget ruling
  75. 25/02/2015EU seeks to create single European energy market
  76. 25/02/2015Send defensive weapons to Ukraine, top Kiev official tells EU
  77. 24/02/2015No talk of Greek euro exit, senior EU official says
  78. 23/02/2015Who is Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis?
  79. 23/02/2015EU examines Hungary’s nuclear deal with Russia
  80. 19/02/2015EU extends Mediterranean rescue mission until 2015
  81. 19/02/2015Germany snubs Greece’s EU loan offer
  82. 18/02/2015Greece set to seek loan agreement deal
  83. 16/02/2015Pessimism clouds fresh Greek debt talks
  84. 11/02/2015MEPs want tougher labelling rules
  85. 10/02/2015Eurozone officials seek Greek debt deal
  86. 09/02/2015EU delays sanctions amid push for Ukraine peace
  87. 05/02/2015European Parliament shuns committee of inquiry into LuxLeaks
  88. 05/02/2015NATO finalises spearhead forces to counter ‘Russian threat’
  89. 05/02/2015Falling oil prices will spur EU growth, say economists
  90. 04/02/2015Poland cool on Ukraine military aid
  91. 04/02/2015NGOs, demonstrators rally against EU-US trade deal
  92. 03/02/2015EU opens Belgium tax probe
  93. 02/02/2015New mandate starts for European Committee of the Regions
  94. 29/01/2015EU extends first set of Russian sanctions
  95. 29/01/2015EU interior ministers back airline data sharing
  96. 29/01/2015EU eyes fresh Russia sanctions amid Greek opposition
  97. 29/01/2015EU edges closer to airline data sharing after Charlie Hebdo attacks
  98. 28/01/2015Ukrainian expats rally for tougher EU sanctions
  99. 27/01/2015Ukraine seals emergency EU loan amid bankruptcy threat
  100. 22/01/2015Expat Greeks frustrated over voting rights
  101. 21/01/2015Greece holds its breath as Syriza tops election polls
  102. 16/01/2015Tough measures on terror not always effective, expert says
  103. 15/01/2015Turkey rejects claims that it stifles free speech
  104. 13/01/2015EU anti-terror chief seeks air passenger register
  105. 13/01/2015Le Pen seeks return to internal EU border controls
  106. 12/01/2015MEPs honour France terror victims
  107. 08/01/2015Belgian Muslims fear Charlie Hebdo backlash
  108. 08/01/2015Brussels joins tributes for Charlie Hebdo victim
  109. 07/01/2015EU publishes free trade papers amid transparency row
  110. 06/01/2015Belgian doctors block convicted murderer’s euthanasia
  111. 19/12/2014euronews discusses Russia with Latvian PM after EU summit ends
  112. 19/12/2014Protesters surround EU buildings as anti-TTIP anger voiced in Brussels
  113. 18/12/2014Last EU summit of 2014 in full swing with major investment tabled
  114. 17/12/2014EU Commission speaks on ambitious investment plan ahead of key summit
  115. 16/12/2014Belgium bids to bring energy and internet projects online with EU boost
  116. 16/12/2014EU Commission ditches ‘watered down’ air pollution proposal
  117. 16/12/2014EU lawmakers fail to strike deal on Palestine vote, reach compromise
  118. 15/12/2014Belgium gripped by travel chaos as strike takes hold
  119. 11/12/2014Poorer countries seeking more resources to fight climate change: MEP
  120. 11/12/2014Milk protest in Brussels
  121. 10/12/2014EU’s Juncker sworn in amid ongoing tax row
  122. 09/12/2014EU energy officials mull next move over South Stream
  123. 09/12/2014EU eyes some 2,000 new investment projects
  124. 08/12/2014Eurozone ministers extend Greek bailout by two months
  125. 08/12/2014Mexico says evidence points to missing students being ‘burned up’
  126. 08/12/2014Brussels grinds to a halt as Belgian unions strike
  127. 05/12/2014Hungary open to EU ‘rule of law’ review
  128. 04/12/2014Final EU agreement on GM crops edges closer
  129. 04/12/2014Bulgaria, EU still want South Stream pipeline
  130. 03/12/2014Iraq PM denies requesting Iranian airstrikes against ISIL
  131. 02/12/2014Helping those with disabilities to get hired
  132. 01/12/2014Poland’s Tusk takes over EU helm
  133. 27/11/2014European Commission has ‘abdicated its role’ as financial watchdog
  134. 27/11/2014EU recommends ‘unbundling Google’
  135. 26/11/2014Juncker’s colossal investment plan aims to ‘kick-start’ European economy
  136. 26/11/2014Denis Mukwege: Sakharov Prize winner and champion of human rights
  137. 25/11/2014What did MEPs make of Pope Francis’ speech in the European Parliament?
  138. 24/11/2014EU’s Juncker faces another tough week
  139. 24/11/2014Security stepped up as Strasbourg braced for papal visit.
  140. 24/11/2014Femen lay bare their naked opposition to papal visit
  141. 20/11/2014Belgian officials stage terror attack exercise
  142. 19/11/2014EU Commission promises more transparency on lobbying
  143. 19/11/2014MEPs back World Toilet Day
  144. 18/11/2014NATO chief slams ‘serious military build-up’ in Ukraine
  145. 18/11/2014Red Cross urges quicker response on Ebola
  146. 17/11/2014EU moves to sanction Ukraine separatists
  147. 17/11/2014EU foreign ministers mull sanctions against Ukrainian separatists
  148. 13/11/2014MEPs slam Turkey for entering Cypriot waters
  149. 12/11/2014Eurosceptics slam Juncker over Lux Leaks
  150. 12/11/2014EU’s Juncker fights back in LuxLeaks row
  151. 10/11/2014Catalan vote draws muted EU response
  152. 06/11/2014Belgian protest against austerity turns violent
  153. 05/11/2014World Health Organisation pleads for more health workers to fight Ebola
  154. 05/11/2014Cameron has problems with other EU leaders, says Commission chief Juncker
  155. 04/11/2014EU Commission lowers growth forecasts, promises 300 billion euro investment plan for Christmas
  156. 03/11/2014Muted start for new European Commission
  157. 29/10/2014EU eyes ‘interim’ deal in Ukraine, Russia gas talks
  158. 28/10/2014No way, José! Barroso bows out with swipe at UK’s Cameron over EU bill row
  159. 28/10/2014France, Italy avert budget row with EU Commission
  160. 27/10/2014EU’s Ebola crisis czar to visit west Africa
  161. 24/10/2014EU summit ends in blazing budget row
  162. 23/10/2014EU leaders mull climate targets for 2030
  163. 22/10/2014EU leaders consider climate package
  164. 22/10/2014MEPs back Juncker’s Commission lineup
  165. 21/10/2014Congolese doctor picks up top EU rights award
  166. 21/10/2014European Commission: Barroso bows ahead of vote on Juncker’s new team
  167. 20/10/2014EU to create Ebola czar
  168. 17/10/2014Mediterranean mayors call on EU for help to deal with influx of migrants
  169. 16/10/2014EU energy chief reassures households over winter gas shortage threat
  170. 16/10/2014Ebola crisis: EU pushes for improved screening in affected countries