Athens misses deadline

Greece’s government has defaulted on a €1.6bn loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund becoming the first advanced economy to do so in the institution’s 71-year history

Varoufakis to resign if Greeks vote Yes

Finance minister insists creditors’ talks will resume on Monday

Comment and analysis

TOPSHOTS Pensioners queue outside a national Bank branch, as banks only opened for the retired to allow them to cash up to 120 euros in Athens on July 1, 2015. The European Union will decide whether to grant Greece a last-minute bailout package to avoid pushing it further towards an exit from the eurozone. Greece failed on the eve to make a 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) payment to the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first industrialised country to do so. AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKILOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images ©AFP
Range of estimates reveals markets’ inability to price political risks
– Ralph Atkins
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras waves as he leaves his office at Maximos Hall after a meeting in Athens on June 21ty Images ©AFP
Greek PM will try to make bowing to creditors’ demands look like victory
– Martin Sandbu
Protesters participate a demonstration i...Protesters participate a demonstration in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on June 29, 2015. Greece shut its banks and the stock market and imposed capital controls after creditors at the weekend refused to extend the country's bailout past the June 30 deadline, prompting anxious citizens to empty ATMs. AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images ©AFP
Despite the acrimony Europe is still alive in the hearts of most citizens
– Yannis Palaiologos

Tsipras blasts creditors’ ‘blackmail’

Eurozone baffled by mixed messages and ECB leaves bank aid frozen

Albania braced for Greek crisis fallout

Tens of thousands of migrants could be forced to return home

Q&A: ECB emergency loans for Greek banks

Governing council reconsiders aid for country’s financial system

Tsipras defiant as Greeks lurch to brink

Premier’s zigzags have observers sensing desperation

Merkel takes revenge on Greek premier

German chancellor rules out talks before Sunday’s referendum

Q&A: How does Greece get a new bailout?

Eurozone parliamentary votes would be needed to approve any deal

Greece unlikely to find allies in EM

Sympathy is in short supply from those poorer than the Greeks

Bitcoin in haven rally on Greek woes

Exchanges report pick up in interest while gold ETFs barely move

The bank of England, City of London.
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BoE warns of UK risks from Greek crisis

Bank concerned contagion could spread to other euro economies

Explainer: How to contain Greek contagion

Fears are mounting about how Grexit could affect markets

All eyes on ECB as Greece’s time runs out

Eurozone central bankers prepare to raise the heat on Greek banks

How I would vote if I were Greek

Syriza’s idiotic leftism versus the eurozone’s self-righteousness

Greeks pitch IMF into uncharted territory

Greece becomes first advanced economy to miss deadline in fund’s 71-year history

ECB set to raise the heat on Greek banks

Central bank to increase haircuts on Greek bank collateral

Greek crisis presents buying opportunity

Fund managers remain positive on European equities

Greek pension funds ration payouts

Athens denies team in place planning to issue IOUs to workers

Efforts grow to ease Greece contagion fear

Markets in southeast Europe upset by worries of depositor panic

Leaked: Tsipras letter requesting a 3rd bailout

Untraditional demands may be difficult for creditors to accept

Greek bond prices enter default territory

Electronic trading of Greek debt halted, phone-based transactions still possible

Greek heat dries up new stock sales in EU

Companies wary of issuing new bonds or shares in uncertain climate

Greece’s No campaigners avoid euro talk

No-vote backers fail to mention country could lose the currency

No vote spells disaster, Greeks warned

Tsipras urges rejection in poll that does not mention single currency

Explainer: When is a default not a default?

Ten things to know as the clock ticks towards potential default

Greeks shun crisis for Australia

New wave of migrants follows exodus in aftermath of second world war

Europe’s dream is dying in Greece

By locking the nation into a failed economic experiment the EU is destroying wealth and stability

Greek crisis: Readers’ questions answered

How can a country with a population of less than 12m people hold the entire EU to ransom?

Eurozone leaders take co-ordinated gamble

Greeks have come to resent the EU’s interference in their domestic politics

Greece survival runs through bolted banks

Lenders estimated to have lost nearly €48bn since November

Warning on threat to Greek drug supplies

Fears grow that euro exit would disrupt supplies

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