Tag: Portugal

Wealth tax to pay for EU bailouts

Monday, 15 April 2013 Wealthy households would face new taxes on property and other assets under German plans to prop up the struggling eurozone. Senior advisers to Chancellor Angela Merkel are pushing for better-off households to pay towards the cost of any future bail-outs for the weaker members […]

Misery for thousands of British air passengers as anti-austerity strikes hit Europe and angry clashes break out in Oxford Street

Around 800  flights to and from Portugal and Spain cancelled Walkouts and protests  planned across Spain, Greece, Portugal and Italy London protests planned  to coincide with European walkouts Unions fighting  cuts demand an end to ‘unbearable’ austerity measures British air passengers  grounded with dozens of flights cancelled Eurostar […]