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    1. 9 hours ago

      Tsipras picks anti-austerity professor as Greek finance minister

      Greece’s radical leftist prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced his new cabinet on Tuesday, handing the top economic posts...

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      Greece: the case against 'structural reform'

      A former colleague on the FT (no names, but he now runs the UK’s Office for Budget Responsibility) used to muse that a...

    3. January 26, 2015

      Syriza’s electoral win is a chance to strike a deal

      The victory of far-left Syriza in last weekend’s Greek general election opens a dangerous new phase in the eurozone crisis....

    4. January 26, 2015

      Former New Democracy star teams up with Syriza

      Once a rising star of New Democracy, Panos Kammenos now finds himself at the centre of a new coalition that will govern...

    5. January 26, 2015

      Odd couple of Greek politics prepare for creditor talks

      Up to election day, Greece’s foreign creditors comforted themselves with the thought that the defiant anti-bailout,...

    6. January 26, 2015

      Tories seize on Syriza victory to defend UK cuts

      David Cameron and George Osborne have seized on Syriza’s victory in Greece to bolster their claim that British voters should...

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      January 26, 2015

      Victory for Tsipras

      Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters in Athens after victory in the Greece’s election. The leftwing Syriza party...

    8. January 26, 2015

      New Greek leader poised to unveil cabinet

      Greece celebrates Syriza victory Greece’s new prime minister Alexis Tsipras, leader of the radical leftwing Syriza party, is...

    9. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      Greek austerity after Syriza

      A brief collection of reaction to Sunday’s election in Greece follows. Before we hear from the professional financial crowd,...

    10. January 26, 2015

      Q&A: What next for Greece and the eurozone

      Q. Does the emphatic victory of the radical leftwing Syriza party in Sunday’s Greek elections mean that a clash over debt...

    11. January 26, 2015

      Who will blink now Syriza has won?

      Three years ago, Syriza was only just recognisable as a modern political party. Today it is the new government of Greece,...

    12. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up for the email here or read it in full below. “The Greek people have given a clear, indisputable mandate for...

    13. January 25, 2015

      Syriza euphoria after win that shakes Europe

      Hours before Alexis Tsipras claimed victory for his radical left Syriza party in Sunday’s snap general election, the street...

    14. January 25, 2015

      Greece’s debt pile: is it really unsustainable?

      Whatever government emerges after Greece’s parliamentary election, Athens will soon lock horns with its international...

    15. January 25, 2015

      Syriza win throws down challenge to Europe

      The insurgent leftist Syriza party secured a momentous election victory in Greece on Sunday night, throwing down a challenge...

    16. January 23, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras: Greece’s radical or realist?

      They were the biggest student protests since the 1973 Athens Polytechnic uprising that helped bring down Greece’s military...

    17. January 23, 2015

      Greeks stop paying taxes in expectation of Syriza poll victory

      A reluctance to pay taxes was much criticised by Greece’s creditors as one reason why the country needed a big international...

    18. January 23, 2015

      Q&A: Greek election

      As Greece’s election nears, the latest polls suggest Syriza, the radical leftwing party, has maintained its lead, leaving...

    19. January 22, 2015

      Stavros Theodorakis poised to play pivotal role in Greek politics

      The young Greeks crowding open-air cafés around Athens’ Agia Irini square mostly ignored Stavros Theodorakis, leader of the...

    20. The World

      January 22, 2015

      Greek cleaners and gesture politics

      Here’s one prediction if Alexis Tsipras and his radical left Syriza party win Sunday’s Greek parliamentary elections: 595...

    21. The World

      January 21, 2015

      Greek political dynasties will bide their time

      Greece’s parliamentary elections on Sunday are set to put in power the nation’s most leftwing government, led by the radical...

    22. January 20, 2015

      End austerity before fear kills Greek democracy

      Greece changes on January 25, the day of the election. My party, Syriza, guarantees a new social contract for political...

    23. January 20, 2015

      Syriza’s far-left imagines electoral victory as revenge

      Plato, the Ancient Greek philosopher, thought human beings make correct choices when one part of the soul, rationality,...

    24. January 6, 2015

      Eurozone fears a deal with Tsipras more than Grexit

      The last time Alexis Tsipras came this close to power, you could almost smell the panic. The leftist firebrand emerged from...

    25. January 2, 2015

      Greece: Grasping for relief

      It is 1.15pm on New Year’s Eve when a delivery van pulls up outside a ground-floor apartment in Ilioupolis, a middle-class...

    26. December 29, 2014

      Fears for fresh Greek crisis after poll called

      Fears of a fresh Greek crisis were ignited on Monday after Athens called a snap general election that could bring the...

    27. December 23, 2014

      Greek parliament fails to elect president in second-round vote

      Greece’s parliament failed to elect a new president in Tuesday’s second-round vote, increasing the chances of an early...

    28. December 21, 2014

      Samaras in last-ditch bid to avert snap election amid bribe claims

      Antonis Samaras, Greece’s beleaguered prime minister, has offered last-minute concessions to persuade opposition lawmakers...

    29. December 12, 2014

      Modernisation remains the big challenge for Greece

      Whatever was on the minds of investors who dumped Greek stocks and bonds this week, reigniting fears about the eurozone’s...

    30. December 10, 2014

      Greece’s radical left Syriza seeks to soften its sharp edges

      Greece was the epicentre of Europe’s debt crisis and now — after four years of punishing austerity — it may soon become the...

    31. December 9, 2014

      Snap election in Greece reignites fears for eurozone

      Greece’s political woes re-erupted as a threat to global financial stability on Tuesday, triggering the biggest drop on the...

    32. October 26, 2014

      Patronage and bribery will persist in Greece

      At first sight it is puzzling that Greece should be in a hurry to exit the EU-International Monetary Fund bailout on which...

    33. September 19, 2014

      Alexis Tsipras casts himself as Greece’s prime minister in waiting

      As you would expect from the leader of Greece’s radical left opposition party, Alexis Tsipras has many pungent criticisms of...

    34. July 5, 2014

      Greece’s coalition government faces critical chapter in its fight for life

      Greece’s first coalition government in more than a generation looked wobbly from the moment it took office after a hard...

    35. May 26, 2014

      Syriza leader seeks Greek elections after European poll triumph

      The leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza party, followed up his victory in Sunday’s European parliamentary vote by asking the...

    36. May 19, 2014

      Leftwing Syriza party challenges Greek government in local polls

      Greece’s leftwing Syriza party threw down a challenge to the coalition government in Sunday’s first round of voting in local...

    37. May 16, 2014

      Alexis Tsipras uses EU campaign to connect with voters in Greece

      Alexis Tsipras, the leftwing Greek political leader, may be a long-shot to become the next president of the European...

    38. December 3, 2013

      Greek opposition leader looks to EU elections for mandate

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s far-left opposition leader, said the Greek government will no longer have a mandate to run the...

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