Germany to vote on euro bailout fund.

Angela Merkel says Germany's parliament will vote later on the euro bailout fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM).

The German Chancellor said it would be up to finance ministers to decide whether guarantees for direct aid to banks would rest with individual states or the ESM.

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PM welcomes 'bazooka' aid deal

David Cameron has described an EU deal to provide direct aid to Spanish banks as a "big bazooka" that could help solve the Eurozone crisis.