-- The Greek
financial crisis has finally settled down, according to the head of the EC
. After years of bickering, bluffing and name-calling, it is time to "make Greece’s debt sustainable in the long term."
Or, according to the English translation, "dress up the default as a debt relief package to keep our jobs as European Commissioners and keep the United Kingdom in the fold." Full story»
BRUSSELS, Belgium (updated)
-- Eurozone ministers have turned the relative molehill of a Greek
bailout deal into an Olympus-sized mountain
that is straining the very foundations of the European Union.
On the brink of making their first-ever right decision, the EU quickly returned to form by arguing about national agendas, backstabbing and general divisiveness. Full story»
-- Tsipras has bested Merkel in a pan-European game of Twister, writing even greater austerity measures than Brussels initially proposed, while annoying Merkel, re-igniting national hatred across Europe, and remaining a hero at home. Tsipras accused her publicly of blackmail, then bypassed her and blackmailed the Greeks himself. Full story»
's leading feathered aeronaut Icarus
will 'fly' again, says his father Daedalus
. Icarus was found by a troop of passing naked sea sirens, who have since taken the young man to their underwater hospital to recuperate. Full story»
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