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On Monday Brussels announced an EU-wide ban on oil contracts between Iran and member states. The hope is that these sanctions will choke the Islamic republic’s finances, and prevent its nuclear programme from progressing further. However, as with cou…

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Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg – whose country is currently grappling with whether to sign up to the euro fiscal pact – is not impressed by Greece’s implementation of its EU-led austerity programme.This is what he reportendly told journalists in …

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