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      April 28, 2016

      Greek creditors promise to talk about debt relief (soon)

      It’s nearly the summer, which must mean it’s time to worry about Greece again. Fears over the country’s future in the...

    2. April 27, 2016

      Tsipras request for EU summit on Greek debt falls on deaf ears

      Faced with slumping poll numbers at home and new austerity demands from abroad, Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s embattled...

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    1. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Greek stocks slump; Tusk rejects emergency summit

      Donald Tusk, the European Council president who chairs EU summits, has rejected a Greek request to hold an emergency...

    2. Brussels Blog

      April 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Eurogroup grope

      Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign...

    3. Fast FT

      April 15, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Greek woes simmer

      Remember that Greek economic crisis? International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has warned that last year’s...

    4. April 14, 2016

      IMF urges shake-up of Greek bailout

      Last year’s deal on an €86bn bailout to prevent Greece from leaving the eurozone may need to be completely renegotiated...

    5. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Tsipras and Costa lambast EU austerity and migration response

      The prime ministers of Greece and Portugal have put their heads together and come up with a joint declaration...

    6. April 8, 2016

      Greece sells controlling stake in Piraeus port

      Greece has sold a controlling stake in the country’s largest port to Cosco, the Chinese state shipping group, as Athens...

    7. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      Greece seals €1bn deal to sell biggest port to Cosco

      Greece on Friday formally sealed the sale of its biggest port to Cosco, the state controlled China Ocean Shipping...

    8. Brussels Blog

      April 8, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Referendum zigzag

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    9. April 4, 2016

      Greece needs to keep the IMF at the table

      Since Alexis Tsipras persuaded Greek voters to endorse a third bailout programme, after flirting last summer with...

    10. April 3, 2016

      Lagarde dismisses claim that Greece is being pushed to default

      Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, has hit back at Greece over claims that the IMF is seeking...

    11. March 30, 2016

      Greece to probe debt racked up by former ruling parties

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has announced an official parliamentary probe into how the opposition...

    12. March 7, 2016

      Brussels seeks further reform to seal Greek bailout

      Eurozone finance ministers have moved to break a deadlock between Greece’s warring creditors by sending bailout...

    13. March 3, 2016

      EU nears migrant deal with Turkey

      The EU is close to a breakthrough deal with Ankara that would see all non-Syrian migrants reaching Greek islands...

    14. Fast FT

      March 3, 2016

      EU's Tusk tells economic migrants to stop coming

      The host of next week’s make-or-break emergency EU summit on refugees has warned economic migrants they are no longer...

    15. February 19, 2016

      Cameron frustrated as ‘British question’ EU talks roll on

      Summit talks on “the British question” were rolling into the second hour. Almost 20 leaders had spoken, most raising...

    16. Brussels Blog

      February 15, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Greece and The Wall

      This is Monday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here....

    17. February 14, 2016

      Greece push on migration ‘hotspots’ bears fruit on Leros

      The Aegean island of Leros has a tradition of hosting hard-pressed outsiders — from exiled opponents of Greece’s 1970s...

    18. February 12, 2016

      Greek farmers clash with police as protests over pensions intensify

      Scores of Greek farmers protesting against planned increases in taxes and pension contributions clashed with riot...

    19. Brussels Blog

      February 9, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: A Grexit-Brexit perfect storm

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    20. Brussels Blog

      February 4, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Ireland and the bailout jinx

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    21. January 29, 2016

      Piraeus Bank names new directors in wake of CEO’s sacking

      Greece’s largest lender, Piraeus Bank, has named three representatives of foreign shareholders to its board for the...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      January 28, 2016

      Economic handshake

      Cypriot president Nicos Anastasides, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

    23. January 26, 2016

      Alexis Tsipras and Kyriakos Mitsotakis clash over Greek pensions

      Alexis Tsipras has fended off attacks from Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greece’s newly elected opposition leader, by insisting...

    24. Brussels Blog

      January 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Left also rises?

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      January 25, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The Left also rises?

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    26. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Greece's credit rating lifted by Standard & Poor's

      Greece’s credit rating has been lifted by Standard & Poor’s little more than six months after the country’s future in...

    27. January 20, 2016

      Greek farmers join ferry protesters opposing pension reforms

      Farmers blocked roads and ferry services were disrupted in Greece on Wednesday as popular opposition mounted to the...

    28. Brussels Blog

      January 20, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Davos and refugees

      The Wednesday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here. At...

    29. January 11, 2016

      Greek conservatives bank on unlikely lad to revive flagging party

      For almost a decade Kyriakos Mitsotakis languished on the backbenches of the Greek parliament, sidelined by his own...

    30. January 3, 2016

      Greece warns creditors on ‘unreasonable demands’ over pensions

      Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said his government “will not succumb to unreasonable demands” as it prepares...

    31. December 23, 2015

      Year in a word: Oxi

      Noun — “No” in Greek. In July’s referendum on the EU’s rescue offer, Greek voters overwhelmingly picked “oxi” over...

    32. December 23, 2015

      At least 13 drown as refugee boat sinks

      At least 13 people including seven children drowned when a boat carrying refugees sank near the small Greek island of...

    33. December 22, 2015

      Hope and fear in the endless Greek crisis

      The Greek economic crisis has blighted the country and the eurozone for six years. The election last January, which...

    34. December 22, 2015

      Greek banks: Hellenic hopes

      It is a wonder Greece’s banks are still standing. Against the odds, they have survived their latest government-induced...

    35. December 20, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras pushes for IMF to stay out of next Greek bailout

      Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is pushing for the International Monetary Fund to stay out of the country’s €86bn...

    36. December 18, 2015

      EU border guard proposal wins wide support

      When Hungary’s bombastic prime minister Viktor Orban suggested in September that other countries should protect...

    37. December 16, 2015

      Greece risks becoming a ‘black box’ for stranded migrants

      Greece risks becoming a vast holding pen for tens of thousands of migrants arriving by boat from Turkey as neighbouring...

    38. December 13, 2015

      ‘Politics in a Time of Crisis’, by Pablo Iglesias

      Pablo Iglesias is a master of political communication. The Spanish politician can fire up a live audience of thousands...

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