One website claims to have gotten ahold of Nigel Farage’s plan to make everything right again in Britain. It’s a bit hard to read, though. See if you can figure it out.
Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union sparked traders on Friday to scramble for dollars in an effort to buy U.S. bonds and to exit dollar-based bets based on U.K. voters favoring to stay in the bloc.
The poll showed Syriza set to win 25 percent of votes, just behind New Democracy on 25.3 percent. More than one in 10 voters remained undecided, meaning the final outcome is far from certain.
Vassiliki Thanou, an anti-austerity advocate who has argued against wage cuts for judges and court officials, will be sworn in as the country’s first female prime minister.
Syriza says it is aiming for an outright majority, although the strength of its support is unclear due to a lack of surveys by leading pollsters in the past month.
“Finally, we have white smoke,” a finance ministry official said.
A government spokeswoman said drafting of the bailout accord, which requires approval from Greece’s fractious parliament, would start on Wednesday.
Tsipras faces a tough Syriza central committee session on Thursday with many activists angered by his acceptance of bailout terms more stringent than those voters rejected in a July 5 referendum.
Many Greeks fear EU leaders’ warnings that a “no” vote could mean Greece’s exit from the euro — a Grexit.
Political instability and falling oil prices have left European markets jittery.
Is anyone buying Steve Scalise’s mea culpa?