An urgent message has gone out from the European Central Bank for paper to print billions of euros in an effort to stave off financial disaster and the end of the euro as a currency.
Tree felling in Scandanavia is at record levels, endangering efforts to deal with climate change. However it is feared the trees will not be converted into paper before the weekend.
David Cameron announced that he would not be helping the euro appeal but he would print 'some money' for the International Money Fund so they can pass it on to Italy and Greece.
Eurosceptics have staged a demonstration outside the Stock Exchange in protest at the move, having got permission from themselves to camp out until the Government sees sense.
With Cameron rumoured to be on the point of resignation plans are afoot for an emergency election and Theresa May is likely to become Prime Minister in the interim.
'This is bordering on lunacy' said Tony Blair who is planning a comeback so he can bomb Iran 'before the money runs out.'