Austrian Finance Minister Hans Jörg Schelling told a German newspaper he expected Britain to remain a member of the European Union, despite the 23 June referendum in which British voters chose to quit the bloc.
Greece's international partners have grown mistrustful, Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling said on Friday, while German tabloid BILD renewed its attacks on the country's embattled finance minister.
France and Austria sought on Thursday (22 January) to break deadlocked talks with nine other European countries for a financial transaction tax, by proposing that it be applied to cover a wide range of transactions, at low rates, starting next year.
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