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euro Tuesday, 26 November, 2002, 15:26 GMT
euro note Euro members told not to fiddle accounts
Countries which have ditched their national currencies in favour of the euro are told not to use unreturned national cash to reduce their budget deficits.
The euro's next challenges
The euro has passed its biggest test yet with flying colours, but more challenges lie ahead for the new currency.
Euro's arrival at a glance
BBC News Online monitors the reaction to the launch of euro notes and coins in 12 European countries on 1 January.
Euro notes and coins A short queue for free cash
The Netherlands is handing out euro "starter packs" to ease its citizens into the new era. But even free money can't persuade shoppers to brave the cold.
Denmark cagey on early euro referendum
The Danish Foreign Minister Per Stig Moeller says his government wants to join the euro "some day", but does not want to be rushed.
Euro enthusiasm.. but no change in euros Tourist gripes in Italy
The Italian tourist industry hopes to benefit from the introduction of the euro, but a chaotic launch and price hikes have damaged their prospects.
price label with euro and Deutschmark price Retailers face the euro challenge
Eurozone retailers are gearing up for the launch of euro notes and coins in January, but as BBC News Online discovers, they face numerous pitfalls.
The politics of the euro
As E-day looms, the single currency is becoming one of the biggest issues on government agendas across Europe.

Talking PointFORUM
On the frontier
How will the euro work on the UK-Irish border?
 VOTE RESULTS
Will the euro be good for Europe?

Yes
 76.31% 

No
 23.69% 

19315 Votes Cast

Results are indicative and may not reflect public opinion


Talking PointTALKING POINT
What are your first impressions of Europe's new money?In the money
What do you think of the euro notes and coins?

BBC radio and TV reports about the launch of the euro as a cash currency
The euro is launched


What the new euro notes and coins look like
Notes and coins guide


How the euro has fared in international currency markets
A currency's wild ride


Stories from around Europe about the launch of the euro as a cash currency
Changeover in detail



Personal euro stories



History of currencies


Amateur fraudsters have been attempting to forge the euro
Farcical forgeries


American tourists criss-crossing Europe can thank the euro for ease of movement between countries
Boon for US tourists


BBC News Online's in-depth coverage of politics and economics surrounding the euro
Single currency debate


Guide to pronouncing the new currency from BBC EducationEuro translation
How to ask for euros in four languages

A French firm claims that the design on the euro notes breaches its copyrightEuro notes row
Company claims copyright breached

The Danish foreign minister Per Stig Moeller says a euro referendum will not take place during the next two years.HARDtalk
Can Denmark warm to the euro?

More than 90% of transactions in Ireland are now in euros as only a few botched forgery attempts are discovered. Irish euros
Forgers fail the spelling test

Quids in
Teenager cashes in on shop's euro gaffe

A wurst with the euro logo through its middle - just one of the less well-known sides of Europe's adoption of a new currency.All change
You've had the facts - now for the trivia

Euro cash launch
Explaining the new currency
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