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  • The economics professor turned eurocrat managed to stave off – at least temporarily – demands from the outgoing prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, and his party for the new government to have a limited programme and a fixed lifespan.

    Mario Monti appoints technocrats to steer Italy out of economic crisis

  • After all, wasn't it less than ten years ago that Argentina defaulted on its debt, something no self-respecting eurocrat would allow to happen in the zone—if they could prevent it, which they cannot.

    ECB Is Heading for Some Hefty Icebergs

  • The President of the European Commission says that he's been discussing with 'the people that matter' that's the politicians to him because he's a cunting eurocrat i.e. senior figures in the Labour administration, the prospect of Britain joining the Euro.

    MPs are....

  • We can take further comfort that the equally dreary eurocrat spin on the constitution will be semi-muted for a while.

    Passing of a great man

  • The rest of it has that sort of warm feeling that so many of the eurocrat and europhile pronouncements do.

    The things they say

  • Mr Monti, a former eurocrat who has been critical of a Franco-German axis spearheading European reforms, has scrambled to restore Italian credibility in the post-Berlusconi era and passed a draconian austerity plan.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • I am naturally inclined to vote for UKIP as I'd like to see more of the decision making that affects the lives of the citizens of this country done by the elected representitives in this country, not some unelected eurocrat.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Other departures include former Heathrow chairman Janis Kong, eurocrat Jim Currie, Bill friedrich who was deputy chief executive of BG, and Bud Koch who ran US bank Charter One which RBS bought for $10.5 billion (£7.1 billion) in 2004.

    Home | Mail Online

  • As the rest of us feel the cold winds of the worst economic crisis in living memory, the cosy, bubble-wrapped existence of the eurocrat continues blissfully unaltered.

    Telegraph Blogs

  • The rest of the world can reel from the worst economic crisis since the 1930s but life in the eurocrat bubble goes on unchanged.

    Telegraph Blogs

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