Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said the government is right to avert the collapse of Hypo Alpe- Adria-Bank International AG, as he cited the precedent of Creditanstalt, whose crash helped trigger the 1930s depression.
The Dutch Liberal Party and the Christian Democratic Alliance intend to reach an agreement today on forming a government with support from the anti-Islam Freedom Party, creating the Netherlands’ first minority administration since World War II.
Liberals and Christian Democrats in the Netherlands agreed to form a government with backing from Geert Wilders ’s anti-Islam Freedom Party, creating the first Dutch minority administration since World War II.
Liberals and Christian Democrats in the Netherlands vowed to cut spending by 18 billion euros ($25 billion) by 2015 and ban full-face Islamic veils in their program for the first minority government since World War II.
The Dutch Freedom party wants voters in the Netherlands to decide in a referendum whether the country should return to the guilder, De Telegraaf reported today, citing an interview with party leader Geert Wilders.