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Sunday, January 06, 2002 Permanent link to this day
A single state in Europe?

Handing over their future? The Euro brings the possibility of a single state in Europe closer, this article argues.

Monday, December 31, 2001 Permanent link to this day
Undeclared cash

Hordes head for border with cash hoards: more on Europeans rushing to get rid of undeclared cash.

Sunday, December 30, 2001 Permanent link to this day
Mass for the guilder

Requiem for the Guilder

Saturday night at the Paradiso is usually a time strictly of bands, DJs and dance music. But on this December night, it was nothing short of a midnight mass for guilder. Klaas Vos played the preacher. A former real-life priest, Mr Vos came up with the idea to hold a mass for the guilder to pay homage to the currency that for so long has been part of the Dutch national identity.

Undeclared cash

Europe Dumps Old Money Before Ringing in the New: on how Europeans with undeclared cash try to spend it without gaining notice from tax authorities.

The euro as a second currency

Even though Britain is not converting to the Euro on the 1st, it is expected to be a second currency there.

Monday, December 24, 2001 Permanent link to this day
Bye-bye Mark

A Currency of Destiny: on the history of the German mark.

Saturday, December 22, 2001 Permanent link to this day
Smart Euro

The European Central Bank plans to embed chips in Euro currency by 2005 to foil counterfeiting.

Monday, December 17, 2001 Permanent link to this day
Euro available

Euro bills and coins are being made available across Europe now.

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