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bail out

To abandon aircraft by parachute and not with the help of an ejection seat, if fitted.
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Germany and France are pressing for the use of the European Financial Stability Mechanism to spread the cost of any future bail-outs.
EU nations agreed that governments should make sure that bail-outs for banks or car makers should not be protectionist or hurt the economies of other members in the bloc.
Ironically, EU leaders are due at the summit to sign up to a new, permanent, 700 billion euro bail-out facility for eurozone countries in trouble.
Some economists warned that investors had caught on and were betting on future bail-outs by selling stock and buying bonds in struggling firms.
A DOZEN banks and building societies yesterday had their credit ratings slashed amid fears of no more bail-outs.
Public anger over the bail-out, along with bail-outs for Wall Street banks, contributed to heavy losses for Obama's Democrats in November 2 congressional elections.
David Blundell, chairman of the action group which organised the meeting, said he had heard from hundreds of investors who had lost money during the bail-out.
THE International Monetary Fund said yesterday it could help Ireland amid speculation that the financially-strapped country was headed for a bail-out.
THE European Commission yesterday challenged Washington politicians to show "statesmanship" and reverse yesterday's rejection of the bail-out plans.
Byline: Angry shareholders have accused ministers of "legalised theft" over the Bradford and Bingley government bail-out.
RBS needed an initial pounds 20 billion bail-out from the taxpayer, while competition rules were waived to enable Lloyds TSB to take over HBOS.
Government borrowing excluding the effect of bank bail-outs fell PS200 million to PS7.