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

Tsipras blasts creditors’ ‘blackmail’

Greek PM sticks to referendum plan as ECB prepares to raise heat on banks

Comment and analysis

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
The Greek flag is framed by the arch of Hadrian atop the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece June 26, 2015. The leaders of Germany and France offered to release billions in frozen aid on Friday in a last-minute push to talk Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras into contentious pension reforms in exchange for filling Athens' empty coffers until November. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis ©James Ferguson
If I was a voter, I would bemoan my government’s leftism and the eurozone’s self-righteousness
– Martin Wolf
The bank of England, City of London.
©Charlie Bibby/FT

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Merkel urges Tsipras to compromise as markets recover some losses

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Greece shuts banks after talks break down

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